A tour of Alcala de Henares, Spain

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Mar 262013

Author: Bree Hottinger


A special report of collegian reporter Kate Winkle’s study abroad adventures in Spain.

Alcala de Henares is a Spanish town of approximately 200,000 people, located 40 minutes from Madrid by train. The town is most famous for being the birthplace of Miguel Cervantes, who wrote “El Ingenioso Hidalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha.”
The University of Alcala’s international program, Instituto Franklin, is comprised of students from across the United States who chose to study abroad and learn Spanish.