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 features

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.

How many holiday rentals are available around Alcalá de Henares?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 94 holiday lettings around Alcalá de Henares. From 26 houses to 54 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

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

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

  • Adelfas: 80 holiday homes
  • Centro: 2,001 holiday homes
  • Embajadores: 1,527 holiday homes
  • Tetuán: 157 holiday homes
  • Plaza Mayor: 1,401 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Alcalá de Henares? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Alcalá de Henares. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • University of Alcala: 2,779 holiday lettings
  • Plaza de las Bernardas: 2,835 holiday lettings
  • Puerta de Madrid: 2,874 holiday lettings
  • Convent of San Juan de la Penitencia: 2,816 holiday lettings
  • Alcala de Henares University Station: 624 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Alcalá de Henares listed on 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 Alcalá de Henares?

Yes, of course. offers 26 Houses in Alcalá de Henares. Our other popular types of Alcalá de Henares holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 54 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 54 self catering accommodations
  • Chalets: 5 self catering accommodations

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

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

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 29 holiday homes with pool available in Alcalá de Henares. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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