Best things to do and see in León
León is one of the most important towns in Castilla y León. Located in the northern part of Spain and located next to the Bernesga River, it is a city that stands out for its large number of churches and cathedrals with varied architectural styles (Gothic, Romanesque ...), as well as for its art. In addition, it has a cultural and gastronomic background that makes this destination one of the favorites for tourists seeking to know the interior of Spain. It is very common for travelers to make a refreshment stop to regain strength and try the varied local food.
To visit the city, it is best to do it in the company of a local guide who will show you the essential and most emblematic places. There are different free walking tours in León in the mornings, in the afternoons and at night (night), besides being able to do 2-3 hour tours to visit the most important or guided tours focused on a neighborhood or a theme. The points of interest that you should know about the city are the Cathedral, the Casa Botines, the Basilica of San Isidoro, the Plaza Mayor, the Parque de la Candamia, the San Marcos Convent, the Museum of Contemporary Art, the Casco Antiguo, the Palace of the Guzmanes, walk through the Plaza del Grano, see the Palacio del Conde Luna, pass under the Arc de la Cárcel, the Plaza de San Marcelo, the Parque del Cid, or the Plaza de Guzmán el Bueno.
The free tours of León have opinions and ratings of walkers who have already experienced the experience of taking a guided tour with the local guide. Free guided tours offer a fun and enjoyable alternative to discover new cities like this one in northern Spain.