Real Basílica de San Isidoro
Even older than León's cathedral, the Real Basílica de San Isidoro provides a stunning Romanesque counterpoint to the former's Gothic...
On the fringes of León's Old Town, Plaza de San Marcelo is home to the ayuntamiento (town hall), which occupies a charmingly compact...
As good for tapas (try the picadillo con patatas – minced meat with potatoes) as for first drinks (wines by the glass start at €1.50),...
El Picoteo de la Jouja
This intimate little bar has earned a loyal following for its concentration on traditional local tapas (try the six tapas for €13.50)...
Lonely Planet review
This is a favourite León drinking hole with an old Parisian feel. It serves cocktails (€5), ice creams and hot drinks and has a lovely interior patio.