Es las ciudad más bella y desconocida del norte de España, y posiblemente la que recoge más historia y, en mi opinión, más disfrutable es León. La capital leonesa cuenta con un centro histórico recogido pero interesante que bien se […]
The Basilica of San Isidoro and the adjoining Royal Pantheon, resting place of León’s ancient kings and assorted royals. This magnificent arched crypt, with its beautifully frescoed ceiling, has been described as the Sistine […]
This stately house dates from the 19th century and was built by Segundo Sierra-Pambley, who founded one of the first schools in the region in 1887. The rooms cover two floors with original furniture […]
Spread over four floors, the exhibits in this well-presented city museum begin with stone artefacts in the basement, thereafter journeying through the Middle Ages up to the 19th century. There are rooftop views towards the […]
León is the best place in Spain to see solemn Holy Week processions of hooded penitents, with the city’s monuments as a stirring backdrop.
León’s showpiece Museo de Arte Contemporáneo has been acclaimed for the 37 shades of coloured glass that adorn the facade; they were gleaned from the pixelisation of a fragment of one of the stained-glass windows […]
Iglesia de Santo Tomas. Genicera. Collada de Valdeteja.