The province of León is home to an abundance of cultural and natural treasures.
Outside León itself, a city of indisputable importance and beauty, the rest of the province
boasts a great number of points of interest that it is worth bearing in mind for your trip. Take
If you are planning a trip to León, you must read this article. The 10 most beautiful villages in León should be part of your plans, as you will find an important historical, cultural and natural heritage that is well worth exploring.
Explore Las Médulas, a striking natural monument created by humankind but which seems to come directly from a supernatural force.
Get to know Peñalba de Santiago, one of the most beautiful villages in Spain and a must when travelling through the province of León.
In Astorga, spectacular Roman remains mingle with Gothic and Catalan Modernist monuments, as well as an amazing display of outdoor urban art.
Such was the importance of Villafranca del Bierzo that it has its own Puerta del Perdón, the name given to the main doors of cathedrals and churches on the Camino de Santiago which only open on its Holy Years.
Molinaseca is considered one of the most beautiful villages in León, a medieval jewel that flourished in the shadow of the Way of Saint James.
Riaño is one of nine villages that disappeared, either partially or fully, with the building of the reservoir. Now it keeps the secrets of the survivors.
Generally speaking, León’s traditional food is fairly hearty and protein-based. And it is easy to see why when you visit in winter. But the local cuisine is also very diverse in terms of ingredients and, of course, very discerning when it comes to flavour combinations.
León offers authentic delicacies for the senses. Products such as cold cuts,
cheeses, honey, wines and pastries that are a must in your suitcase when you return home.
We provide details about each one so that you know where and what to buy on a trip to