Guadalajara is located 60 miles (97 kilometers) northeast of the national capital Madrid and 130 miles (209 kilometers) northwest of Valencia.
Some of the more revered heritage sites in and around Guadalajara are the places of worship that have faithfully stood here for many years. The Cathedral of Santa Maria and the Siguenza Cathedral are two local examples of these. Enjoy the reverential atmosphere of these special places.
Plaza Mayor is one of the most relaxing public places in in the Guadalajara area. Pack a good book and switch your smartphone to silent, this square is the place to unwind for while.
Sometimes melancholic, sometimes romantic, the castles and other defensive structures in this country are always excellent to visit. When you come across the iconic outer defenses of the historical Siguenza Castle, it is easy to envisage how nobles once fought for their empire.
Step back in time at Plaza del Pilar; one of the most important historic places in Guadalajara. History buffs will love visiting this site and other local heritage buildings to obtain an insight into the events that shaped this area.
Take a peek into the lives of Guadalajara’s former rich and famous by visiting the city’s most stately residence. The majestic Palacio del Infantado is a wonderful time capsule, containing the very best architecture and design of its era.
Savvy travellers in Guadalajara interested in getting off the beaten track, will appreciate the Pastrana Palacio Ducal, the Almiruete Church and the Church of San Gines.