Discover the center of León

Duration: 1h and 45min
Languages: Spanish
Guru: Raúl
Quality Verified Registered on January 06, 2020

My name is Raúl, I have a degree in Art History, with a master's degree in "Art, Museums and Historical Heritage Management". I have been an official tourist guide for over 6 years. I have worked as a guide in different cities such as Granada, Seville, Florence, Malaga, Merida, Cáceres, Trujillo and, for 3 years, in Palencia, León and Astorga. The fact of being able to work as a guide in these cities offers me the possibility of knowing them a little better day after day, since in this work, the training must be continued to offer a service with the highest possible quality. Committed to tourist quality, since I am one of the few guides in León who can boast having the "Tourist Quality Commitment" Seal. Come and discover Leon and Astorga with me, surely you have a great time.

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

With our guruwalk you will discover all the secrets of the historic center of León through a fairly complete visit to its most famous neighborhoods. We will start in the Plaza Regla where the Cathedral is located, which stands out for its excellent set of medieval stained glass windows. Then we will enter the Romantic District, which in addition to being a tapas place, we will find interesting places such as the Romantic Garden, Calle del Cid or the Basilica of San Isidoro (we will enter whenever possible). After knowing the Roman walls we will approach to the interior of the largest Renaissance palace in the city, the Palacio de los Guzmanes. We can also discover Gaudí's work: Casa Botines, one of the few works that Gaudí left outside Catalonia and whose facade reminds us of a castle. After passing through the Wide Street, the main street of the historic center, we will discover the Palacio del Conde Luna, next to the Conde Luna market. In this neighborhood is one of the oldest churches in the city: the church of San Salvador de Palat de Rey. Finally, we will explore the most famous area in León: the Wet District! Places such as the Plaza Mayor or San Martín will surprise us both with their history and with the gastronomy of Leon.

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  • Meeting point:
    Plaza Regla, 2, 24003 León, Spain
    Plaza Regla, 2, 24003 León, Spain

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Raquel 03 Jun 2023

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Travelled in couple - Jun 2023
Muy buen recorrido, gracias
Fran... 03 Jun 2023

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Travelled in couple - Jun 2023
Muy buena ruta explicando los detalles de la visita de forma amena con buenas recomendaciones de visitas, gastronomía, costumbres, y de datos históricos imprescindibles de León.
Natalia 31 May 2023

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Travelled in couple - May 2023
Gracias Raúl Muy bonito y agradable el tour por Leon
Norma 31 May 2023
La Plata

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Travelled in couple - May 2023
Muy buena la explicación y recomendaciones para seguir con tu viaje
Pere 31 May 2023
Premià de Dalt

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Travelled in couple - May 2023
Quique, un guia muy bien formado, profundo conocedor de la ciudad y su historia y muy simpatico y didactico en sus explicaciones
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Who is this tour for?

Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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