FREE TOUR León
The best option to discover the city in an economical way.
What does the Free Tour León consist of?
Possibly your best option to get to know León in a fun and authentic way.
A moment of culture and fun for everyone.
Enjoy your free tour in León as a couple, with friends or in a group!
Free tours of León are the perfect excuse to take some time to get to know better the cultural heritage of Spain.
León free tours are free tours organized by guides who show the most emblematic tourist sites of a town or city. These tours are usually done on foot.
While there are several options and types of free tours in Spain, most are usually tours that include approximately 10 to 12 people. and last between 1 and 3 hours depending on the planned itinerary.
In any case, always check the detailed information we provide to know all the details of your free tour: schedules, cancellation policy, meeting point and all the information you need to make the most of your experience without having to worry about anything.
What to see and do in León?
Spain is a beautiful and historic city in the northwest of the Iberian Peninsula. Located in the province of
Leon has a population of approximately 140,000 inhabitants. The city is surrounded by mountains and has a temperate climate. In the old part of
is the Cathedral of Leon, built in the thirteenth century and considered a jewel of Gothic art.
The Cathedral of
is a gothic cathedral located in the Spanish city of
. It was built in the late thirteenth and early fourteenth centuries, and its style is characterized by the mixture of elements of International Gothic and Hispanic Gothic. The cathedral is dedicated to Santa María de Regla and the Santo Cristo de la Luz, patron saint of the diocese. It is one of the most important monuments of the province and one of the most representative monuments of the city, which was declared of Cultural Interest in 1931.
Romantic Garden of Leon
The Romantic Garden of
is located in the center of the city, near the Plaza Mayor. It was built in the 18th century as a private garden for the Archbishop of León.
. In the 1800s, the garden was opened to the public and became a popular place for the city’s inhabitants. Over the years, the garden has witnessed many important events, including several revolutions. Nowadays, it is a very popular place for tourists who visit
Palace of the Count of Luna
The palace of the Count of Luna is located in
Spain. It was built in the middle of the 14th century and is one of the oldest buildings in the city. The palace is located in the Plaza Mayor and was originally the home of the Count of La Luna, a Leonese nobleman. Over the centuries, the palace has been used as a royal residence, seat of local government and is now a museum housing numerous works of art.
We will start our free tour of León at the Plaza de la Regla. From here we will be able to admire in all its majesty the exterior architecture of the
Cathedral of León
a Gothic jewel that has the privilege of having been the first National Monument declared in Spain.
We will continue our free guided tour of León in the Parque del Cid, better known as the “Romantic Garden of León“. In addition to enjoying its peaceful walks, we will learn about the history of two buildings near this green space: the
Palace of the Guzmanes
(currently the headquarters of the Diputación de León) and the
House of the Botines
designed in the modernist style by the brilliant architect Antonio Gaudí.
Our steps will also take us to the Plaza de San Isidoro, which takes its name from the Basilica of San Isidoro de León.
Basilica of San Isidoro de León.
. We will notice its Romanesque elements before heading towards the Plaza Mayor of León.
Plaza Mayor of León
where we will know some curiosities of this emblematic meeting point in the city. We will make a last stop next to the
Palace of the Count of Luna
a regal building from the XIV century with many secrets to know…
We will end this free tour of León by returning to the Plaza de la Regla.
Meeting Point and Duration
The meeting point for the Free Tour León will be Plaza de la Regla, next to the Cathedral and the Tourism Office of León. The approximate duration is one hour and a half.