Things to see and do - León
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León Travel guide
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The former capital of the kingdom of León stands on the right bank of the Bernesga in the heart of the Meseta. The elegant Ordoño II and San Marcos avenues head away from the impressive Plaza de Toros and the San Marcos esplanade, converging in the historic centre, where the towers of the cathedral and the church of St Isidro, act as beacons for pilgrims. Leon’s bustling districts and maze of streets have a genuinely down-to-earth feel, especially the Barrio Húmedo.
Tourist attractions León : Things to see and do
Plaza de San Isidoro 4 E - 24003 León
Twenty-five kings and queens of León and many children are buried in this pantheon, which is one of the earliest examples of Romanesque art. This is illustrated by the sturdy columns crowned by capitals decorated with plant motifs reminiscent of Astu..
Plaza de San Isidoro E - León
This ecclesiastical museum's collection is of considerable historical and artistic significance. Among its treasures are the reliquary of St Isidore (11C), a wood casket covered in hammered gold and silverwork; the Doña Urraca chalice composed of two..
pl. de la Regla E - 24007 León
This is the only cathedral in Spain to have adopted the French taste for high, slender and light naves. The outstanding stained-glass windows illuminating the nave, and covering an area of 1 700m 2, have compromised the strength of the building. The ..
Avenida de Los Cubos, 6 E - 24007 León
Q!H León is set in the historic heart of León, opposite the cathedral and Roman walls. This small hotel offers stylish accommodation, with an indoor pool, spa and free Wi-Fi. The hotel is set in the city’s old town, a short walk from San Marcos and ..
Plaza Santo Martino, 5 E - 24003 León
Prix Prices from : 40 €
Hotel Real Colegiata San Isidoro is in the 11th-century San Isidoro Colegiate complex, with its basilica, cloister and museum. Located in the historic centre of León, it is 5 minutes’ walk from the Cathedral. All rooms feature stone walls and views ..
Ancha, 18 E - 24003 León
Prix Prices from : 40 €
Set in the old quarter of León, Hotel Spa Paris offers an indoor pool and free Wi-Fi. Guests have free use of the gym and a free 90-minute relaxation circuit in the spa. Rooms at this property feature classic-style dècor and come with parquet floors..
av. de los Cubos 32 E - 24007 León
Regidores 9 E - 24003 León
Intimate restaurant of rustic style with several rooms, two of which retain remains from the Roman wall in their interior walls. Menu typical of the area.
travesía Carnicería 5 E - 24003 León
This family-run business has become a classic favourite in the Barrio Húmedo district. It has a bar on the ground floor and a rustic-style dining room on the upper floor. Good quality produce is used.
Padre Isla 1 E - 24002 León
Santa Nonia 16 E - 24003 León
Business highly-rated in the town. Its dining rooms with a regional atmosphere, appropriate décor and rather cramped tables, offer you cuisine combining tradition and innovation.
Las Campanillas 1 E - 24008 León
Located in one of León's newest districts, Cocinandos has a minimalist-contemporary dining room with an open-view kitchen. The creatively influenced cuisine is centred around a single tasting menu where dishes change on a weekly basis.