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Alcalá de Henares

Alcalá de Henares

Alcalá is a very special city for several reasons: about 2 kilometers from its monumental center are the remains of the ancient Complutum Romanam, it was the town chosen by Cardinal Cisneros to build the first university city and in the Church of Santa María la Mayor was baptized in 1547 Miguel de Cervantes, among other things.

But in addition, the first interview between Christopher Columbus and Isabel la Católica took place on the walls of the Archbishop’s Palace to explain in detail what their trip to the Indies would be like.

Before embarking, he kept a copy of the documentation for the entire trip in Alcalá de Henares. Today we know that his trip did not go exactly as he planned. We invite you to enter the streets of the city to find out what his real intentions were.

Discover with us where are those first documents of the Christopher Columbus trip with our actors and the challenges that we have prepared. Learn history while having fun in Alcalá de Henares, the most fun way to learn about a city is through interactive games.

Travel with us to the most important towns near Madrid to discover its history in a fun and gamified way.