Destination guide

The historical city of Alcalá de Henares awaits you

Enjoy the area's history, museums and monuments with a rental holiday home in Alcalá de Henares. This city's university setting, cafes and theatres draw many visitors. IFEMA - Feria de Madrid and Prado Museum are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Alcalá de Henares

Do you want to discover things to do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Alcalá de Henares a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Parque Europa (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Diversion en la Granja (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Neverland (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Karting Club Los Santos (6.2 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Parque Infantil DiverJungla (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Aquopolis (9 mi / 14.5 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Alcalá de Henares

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Alcalá de Henares is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • El Retiro Park (17.4 mi / 28 km)
  • El Raso Lagoon (11.1 mi / 17.8 km)
  • El Picon de los Conejos Lagoon (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)
  • El Soto Lagoon (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)
  • El Capricho Park (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
  • Juan Carlos I Park (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Alcalá de Henares

The nearest airport is in Madrid (MAD-Adolfo Suarez Madrid-Barajas), located 10.7 mi (17.2 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer to travel by train, Alcalá de Henares Station, Alcala de Henares La Garena Station and Alcala de Henares University Station are the main stations that serve the city.

Where to stay near Alcala de Henares?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 74 holiday rentals near Alcala de Henares. From 16 Houses to 44 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Alcala de Henares is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Alcala de Henares?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Alcala de Henares:

  • Malasaña: 1,678 holiday homes
  • Casco Histórico de Vallecas: 19 holiday homes
  • San Diego: 56 holiday homes
  • Embajadores: 1,610 holiday homes
  • Argüelles: 1,005 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Alcala de Henares?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Alcala de Henares. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Corral of Comedies Theater: 2,946 holiday rentals
  • Teatro Salon Cervantes: 2,939 holiday rentals
  • Palacio Laredo: 2,918 holiday rentals
  • Alcala de Henares University Station: 567 holiday rentals
  • Torre de Santa Maria: 2,930 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Alcala de Henares listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Alcala de Henares?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 16 Houses in Alcala de Henares. Our other popular types of Alcala de Henares holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 44 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 6 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 6 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Alcala de Henares?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 21 holiday homes with pool available in Alcala de Henares. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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