Free Tour the stained glass windows of the Cathedral of León

Duration: 1h and 15min
Languages: Spanish
Guru: Francisco
Registered on August 19, 2021

He introduced me, I am Francisco, official tour guide in León and also passionate about the art and history of my city. Our company Caminos de León is one of the oldest, so we have extensive experience in the tourism sector. If you want to discover the secrets of this two-thousand-year-old city, book with us and you won't regret it! We wait for you!!

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    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Our Free Tour through the cathedral of León , begins in the Plaza de Santa María de Regla, there we will see the exterior of the Gothic temple of the 13th century to later get the tickets and access the interior.

On this tour we will enjoy the interior of the Cathedral of León and its famous stained glass windows , always accompanied by the best guides from León who will also tell you about its history and origins. We will also talk about the legends of the Cathedral , its catacombs , the choir stalls , its famous altarpiece and we will visit the door of the Virgen del Dado , a great unknown.

When did the works start? How much time they lasted? Who was the person in charge of starting the construction? What influences does León's cathedral have on other French cathedrals?
What types of stained glass are there?

We will solve all these doubts and many more during the hour and a quarter that the visit lasts.

Important information for the traveler:

  • The visit is carried out with a system of individual radio guides throughout the tour, completely disinfected before use with specific products following the recommendations of the Ministry of Health.

  • You can complete your stay in our city with the rest of the Free Tours that Caminos de León has in the city and surroundings (Astorga and Ponferrada). Also, we have paid tours and private visits. Ask us, and we will inform you.


The use of a mask is mandatory to carry out the visit.

The interpersonal safety distance will be maintained throughout the tour.

Meeting point:

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How to find us: The start of the visit is in the Plaza de la Catedral, on the benches in front of the Tourist Office. Our guides will go with a BLACK umbrella / jacket with our company name, CAMINOS DE LEÓN (Guided Tours).

Frequent questions


The tour is suitable for people with reduced mobility.

Large groups:

Large group reservations are not accepted. The maximum number of attendees per reservation is 6 people.

Minimum of attendees:

The minimum number of participants is 4 people.


The tour is not suitable for pets as you will not be able to access the interior.

Additional costs:

The tour requires payment of tickets

What is the price?

A guruwalk is a free payment tour, that is, it is completely free to book, but the guru expects to be rewarded at the end with the amount you want. Some walkers give €10 per person, others give US$50‎, you choose the price.

For an organizational issue, it is mandatory to book before attending. Booking is super easy, fast and totally free. Book your guruwalk now!

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  • Meeting point:
    Plaza Regla, 6, 24003 León, Spain
    Plaza Regla, 6, 24003 León, Spain
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    Plaza de Regla or Plaza de la Catedral. In front of the access door to the Cathedral.

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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Jacobo 14 Apr 2022
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Travelled in family - Apr 2022

Sin duda una visita fresca y agradable con un guía con conocimientos amplios en la materia y divertidas anécdotas que no duda en compartir

Gisela 14 Apr 2022
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Travelled in group - Apr 2022


Camino 16 Mar 2022

La visita guiada con Fran ha sido maravillosa, muchas gracias, sin duda repetiremos

Fran 16 Mar 2022

Visita magnífica con Fran, muchas gracias!

Marta 22 Dec 2021
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Travelled in family - Dec 2021

El guía es un gran profesional apasionado de su trabajo y encantador. 100% recomendable.

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Who is this tour for?

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

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour requires 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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