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We stayed in Leon for 4 days and spent two of them simply wandering around the small winding streets and enjoying local cuisine. All of the iron balconies filled with flowers and friendly locals made this town our favorite! Enjoy a simple salad with Iberian...More
The old part of León is a rather small, but very nice to walk through. There are parts of the city wall remaining, the area around the cathedral and the barrio humedo with several pleasant smaller squares as well as a very nice plaza mayor....More
Worth half a day exploring this area. We didn’t go inside any museums or the Cathedral as the guided bus tour groups were in force. A good way to orientate is to get the little tourist train from near the Gaudí museum. You can then...More
I read some reviews before visiting: that is small and underwhelming. León peaked around the late s.XI... it is small but has outstanding monuments, the Cathedral, San Isidoro in the old town or San Marcos by the river. The Plaza Mayor is really lovely and...More
The historic centre is interesting and lively with plenty of restaurants and cafes. It's a living city too with all the normal facilities, not a museum. Wandered round all day and still found little streets I hadn't seen that evening. I plan on going back...More
The historic section of Leon has a range of beautifully restored buildings, huge numbers of restaurants and bars, and some iconic world class buildings such as the Cathedral.
In typical Spanish style, it wakes slowly but parties late, with Thursday, Friday And Saturday nights absolutely...More