Enjoy a full tour of the old Kingdom of Leon, visit the old town and marvel at the Roman walls that surround this destination
Things to do Best of Leon City Tour
Enjoy the Best of Leon City Tour and discover the city´s Roman origins as we take a walk around the Cathedral of Leon, the Museum and the Basilica of San Isidoro or the palaces that decorate the city.
Meet with our Spanish Speaking Guide he Museum and Royal Pantheon of San Isidoro, two of the most important and representative monuments of the city. The San Isidoro Museum houses in its interiors one of the most outstanding collections of Romanesque mural paintings in Europe, the Chalice of Doña Urraca or the famous Holy Grail of León. After knowing the museum, we can admire the facade and the interior of the Basilica of San Isidoro, where we can see the representation of the Zodiac.
On our tour, explore the interior of the famous Cathedral of Leon. This is one of the most relevant examples of Gothic architectural style of French influence in Europe, renowned for its enormous colorful stained-glass windows. As you walk around, look up and admire some of the intriguing elements this monument features such as the legend of the mole or the mural of Simon the Sorceror.
Sign up to a tour that will take you around the most remarkable palaces in the city. Our destination will reveal some beautiful palaces including the Palace of los Quiñones or the Palace of the Guzmanes. This
this representation of Renaissance architecture of is located in the heart of the city, it sits right next to the Casa de los Botines or the Palace of the Conde Luna located in the neighbourhood of Barrio Húmedo, a charming area in Leon.
Explore the history of Gaudí and his presence in Leon. Did you know that two of the most important works of art by this architect are found here in this city? Two of the most representative and important modernist style works are a major feature on our tour like the House of Botines or the Episcopal Palace of Astorga, an example of light neo-Gothic style in Spain. The city also boasts a Gaudí Museum for fans of this maestro.
Discover much more than just a city like the Plaza Mayor or Plaza de San Marcelo León. The Plaza de San Marcelo or Plazas de la Palomas is one of the liveliest squares in the city given that is a stroll away from Leon´s old town.
Enjoy a full tour through the history and the most impressive monuments in the city by booking a place on the Best of Leon City Tour. Ensure tyou don´t miss a single thing on your next adventure to Castilla y León.