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City break in Leon. Active leisure ideas for Leon - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Mayor Square. León It is certainly worth to visit Leon's popular entertainment venues, walk around the shops and relax in beautiful parks. For those who are limited in time, Plaza de San Marcelo is a must-see place. The tourist train running through the most beautiful and interesting places in the city starts its route here. It is the best way to see sights of the city and appreciate the variety of entertainment options.
The cultural life of Leon is versatile and original; the city hosts both beautiful ancient festivals and interesting modern celebrations. It is worth noting the special hankering of local … Open
El Burgo Nuevo, Calle Ancha and Ordoño II are considered the most busy and crowded streets, where the essential part of popular shopping centers, restaurants, bars and discos is situated. Fans of shopping would enjoy time here, because among trade pavilions there are very different shops. Among major shopping complexes, vacationers point out Corte Ingles and Espacio Leon. Visitors of shopping centers would be able to find fashionable clothes and fun souvenirs there; there is a large selection of fresh food and delicacies in local supermarkets.
Some interesting shopping complexes are located next to the Plaza de San Marcelo; you can also choose some interesting souvenirs in stores located in the Barrio Humedo. This district is one of the oldest in the city; many restaurants and entertainment venues were opened in its beautiful historic buildings. Excursions to outstanding natural attractions are at rest not less popular than parties in stylish nightclubs and upscale restaurants. In the suburban area of ​​Leon there are Cuevas de Valporquero; according to scientists, the age of these caves is at least three hundred years. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Architectural and historical monuments of different eras are presented in Leon. Curious travelers will be able to see ruins of ancient city walls, admire beautiful religious buildings and … Open
Locals have found the original way to use deep caves - they were turned into wine cellars. Some of caves are used for storage of wines even nowadays, while others were converted into bars and restaurants. One of the most famous underground restaurants is Restaurante Cueva del Túnel opened in 1979. Nearby there are famous wine factories that would also be interesting to all travelers. Tour participants will have an opportunity to watch the process of wine production, as well as taste and buy their favorite brand in local stores.
Casa Botines. León Those who want to have an active time splashing in the pool and going down from exciting water slides should definitely visit Islaleon Water Park. Having children is not a prerequisite for visiting the swimming complex, as adults are provided here with several extreme rides and nice relaxation areas. Nevertheless, small tourists will surely appreciate attractions, playgrounds, pools and the opportunity to have a picnic with parents. While in Leon, you can also visit Sal Relax Wellness with its wonderful spa treatments, jacuzzi, and sauna.
1. Travelers are advised to carry with them a copy of their passport and a map of the hotel. This will help to avoid a lot of hassles and to resolve any disputes easily. It is required to … Open
Leon is also a great destination for those who wish to try themselves as a horseback rider - you just need to contact Centro Ecuestre Mirantes for that. After taking some horse riding lessons, one can ride a horse through picturesque places like parks, squares. This is also a great opportunity to take beautiful pictures that will remind travelers of a great time spent in Leon. One way of spending time actively is a visit to Frontera Celta sports complex. Here you can get a lot of pleasant impressions from archery, paintball, bungee jumping, all sorts of team sports. Laser tag enthusiasts would be happy to visit Laserlol where they can try out the best option of the game in the whole city.
Cathedral. León Another center suitable for an active pastime is Centro Deportivo La Palomera where you can swim in the pool, soak up the sun in specially equipped areas and have a picnic. It is worth noting that the swimming complex is uncovered, and therefore suitable only for spending time in the summer season. There is also a place for gamblers in Leon - namely, Conde Luna Casino. Its visitors can enjoy card games and roulette, as well as live performances of local bands from time to time (mainly take place on weekends). You can also spend time actively at the wheel - Indoor Kart Leon is perfect for that.
The most unusual and quite extreme entertainment available to tourists in Leon is the so-called "volcano boarding" - sliding down from the volcano slope on a board. Tours of the Cerro Negro … Open
Popular escape room centers include, above all, the simple-named EscapeHouse Leon. Among the rooms, you can choose the one themed in a post-apocalyptic manner, try yourself as a secret intelligence agent or save a friend from an electric chair. Visitors to all the rooms are given 60 minutes to use all their wits and complete the quest. Usually, this time is enough to get the necessary dose of adrenaline. Fugas de Cerebro is another popular escape center where visitors are offered two options: to deactivate the bomb or to reveal the secret of a powerful dynasty.
Casa Botines in Leon Among Leon's bars and clubs operating after dusk, there are several ones where you can fully satisfy your needs for nightlife entertainment. So, if you want to listen to quality live music and have a couple of strong drinks with friends, it would be interesting to spend time at Chelsea British Bar, connoisseurs of a cozy atmosphere should not ignore Black Dog Bar, and Glam Theatre is a perfect club for those who wish to dance the night away. Majestic Premium is ideal for those preferring stylish bars and great cocktails, while Cerveceria Celtica Bar is strongly recommended to all beer lovers.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Leon and surroundings

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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Leon
♥   Natural Park 'Redes' , 65.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Natural Park 'Las Ubiñas-La Mesa' , 65.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Natural Park 'Ponga' , 73.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Natural Park 'Somiedo' , 81.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Regional Park 'Picos de Europa en Castilla y León' , 86.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Leon
♥   Restaurant 'Koi' León. Type - Japanese. 0.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Bodega Regia' León. Type - Traditional cuisine. 0.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Becook' León. Type - International. 0.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Cocinandos' León. Type - Modern cuisine. 1.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Los Poinos' Valdevimbre. Type - Traditional cuisine. 20.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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City break ideas for neighbours of Leon

Guide to your best city break in Leon - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Leon - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Leon?' disappears immediately.
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