León shopping

Food & Drinks in León

La Despensa de Fer

One of the better delicatessens around town, selling much-praised cured meats (including cecina, one that's typical of the region), cheeses and, unusually, some local craft beers.
Books in León


This gorgeous shop and workshop sells leather-bound books, fountain pens and other handcrafted stationery. It also does its own book-binding.
Food in León

La Vianda de León

This is an excellent gourmet deli out in the newer part of town with everything from cheeses, wines and cured meats to local pastries.
Cheese in León

Don Queso

This marvellous little cheese shop has been around forever. The selection is outstanding and they usually let you try before you buy.
Arts & Crafts in León

El Escribano

Some lovely etchings and reproductions of medieval art are among the many attractions of this classy shop.
Books in León


A fine little travel bookshop, with regional hiking maps.