Close to the main entrance into the old town, the ayuntamiento (town hall) occupies a charmingly compact Renaissance-era palace.
León's cutesy toy train does a 25-minute loop of the city centre, taking in the cathedral and Colegiata de San Isidro (but not as far as...
Museo de León
Spread over four floors, the exhibits in this well-presented city museum begin with stone artefacts in the basement, thereafter...
With legs of ham displayed like some meaty Broadway chorus line, this popular bar is famed for its tapas – the little ceramic cup of...
It can be difficult to fight your way to the bar upstairs but it's worth doing so for the generous-sized raciones , include all kind of...
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Alfonso Valderas information
The city's most famous restaurant for bacalao (salt cod), prepared around 25 different ways. If this is your first encounter with this versatile fish, order it al pil-pil (with a mild chilli sauce) – this preparation is devilishly difficult to get right, but they always do here. Otherwise, you might want to try the pig's trotters filled with cod. Reservations recommended.
Also notable is grandly elegant dining room, replete with a magnificent grandfather clock and a baffling display cabinet of antique shoes.