There is a wide network of watchtowers around Alcalá la Real, which was the key feature of the border system during the low Middle Ages. They served as a means of communication between castles and towns. Nine preserved towers can be visited around the Fortaleza de la Mota. The Watchtower route is a hiking trail that accesses the tower of Moraleja and Cascante from the town. Near Cascante, is the Fuente del Rey site, where an ancient sheltered laundry and the Virgen de Coronada Church is preserved, not to mention the 16th century Santa Ana Church, in the small town of the same name.