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León Destination Guide

Delve into León in Spain!

León in the region of Castille and León with it's 134,305 residents is a place located in Spain - some 179 mi (or 288 km) North-West of Madrid, the country's capital.

Map of the area of León in Spain

Local time in León is now 06:02 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Madrid" with an UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Lisbon, Porto, Zamora, Villaturiel, Villasabariego or Armunia. While being here, you might want to check out Villaverde de Abajo, Villavente, Villasinta, Villarrodrigo de las Regueras, Villaquilambre and León as well. We discovered some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

9°C / 49 °F Moderate rain
Morning Temperature 7°C / 44 °F
Evening Temperature 9°C / 47 °F
Night Temperature 8°C / 46 °F
Chance of rainfall 6%
Air Humidity 100%
Air Pressure 919.4 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 92% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Friday, 15th of December 2017
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.
Light rain Day: 6°C (42 °F)
Night: -3°C (27 °F)
Saturday, 16th of December 2017
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 5°C (42 °F)
Night: -2°C (28 °F)
Sunday, 17th of December 2017
Light rain, calm, scattered clouds.
Light rain Day: 5°C (41 °F)
Night: -1°C (29 °F)

Videos

Reino de León (Kingdom of Leon)

10:34 min ( March 27, 2011 by explorersl)
Views: 2,483 - Rating: 5/5

Et, esto enuiaron mostrar al papa et a la corte de Roma, a pedirle merçed, que lo otorgasse et lo confirmasse; et ell apostoligo et su corte, tanto lo touieron por bien et fecho tan ordenadamiente, q...

II Congreso Salsón de León ~ Bayaderos...

04:49 min ( November 05, 2012 by reken77)
Views: 595 - Rating: 5/5

Coreografía de tango presentada por la pareja Bayaderos (Argentina - Pamplona) en el II Congreso de Baile Latino en León. Castilla y León, España. 2, 3 y 4/11/2012


León A walking tour around the city / U...

08:03 min ( September 25, 2011 by ProudBasque)
Views: 553 - Rating: 0/5

Several pictures taken during a weekend across the city of León, capital of the province of León in the autonomous community of Castile and León (Spain). Photographic slideshow of the main touristi...

Oh Blanca Navidad Doctorhugo's photos a...

02:20 min ( March 29, 2011 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOW4)
Views: 332 - Rating: 0/5

Preview of Doctorhugo's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: www.travelpod.com This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor TripWow slideshow creator. Entry from: León, Spain ...


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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in León during the next days.

25
Dec
2017

"City Of León" International Magic Festival

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
More on eventful.com.

25
Jan
2018

Easter Week In Astorga

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
More on eventful.com.

28
Jan
2018

Music Has No Limits LEÓN

Beginning: 08:00 pm (20:00).
More on eventful.com.

03
Feb
2018

Botillo (local Cured Meat) Festival

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
More on eventful.com.

09
Feb
2018

La Bañeza Carnival

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
More on eventful.com.

25
Mar
2018

Easter Week In León

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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Easter Week In Ponferrada

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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29
Mar
2018

La Ronda And Los Pasos Processions

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
More on eventful.com.

29
Apr
2018

The Ceremony Of Las Cabezadas

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
More on eventful.com.


Interesting facts about this location

León, Spain

León is the capital of the province of León, situated in the northwest of Spain. Its city population of 136,985 (2006) makes it the largest municipality in the province, accounting for more than one quarter of the province's population. Including the metropolitan area, the population is calculated at 337,740 (2009).

More reading: León, Spain homepage
Located at 42.6, -5.57 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Kingdom of León, León, Spain, Municipalities in the Province of León, Populated places established in the 1st century BC, Populated places in the Province of León, Province of León, Roman legions' camps in Spain, Roman sites in Spain, Tourism in Spain

Basilica of San Isidoro

The Basilica of San Isidoro is a church in León, Spain, located on the site of an ancient Roman temple. Its Christian roots can be traced back to the early 10th century when a monastery for Saint John the Baptist was erected on the grounds. In 1063 the basilica was rededicated to Saint Isidore of Seville. Isidore was archbishop of Seville, and the most celebrated academic and theologian of Visigothic Spain in the period preceding the Arab invasions.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 42.6, -5.57 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Basilica churches in Spain, Buildings and structures in León, Spain, Churches in Castile and León, Romanesque architecture in Spain

Convent of San Marcos, León

The convent of San Marcos in León, Spain is today an operating luxury parador hotel. It also contains a consecrated church and museum, and is one of the most important monuments of the Renaissance in Spain. It is one of the greatest architectural jewels of León, together with the Cathedral, the Basilica of San Isidoro and la Casa Botines. It has a highly ornamental plateresque facade.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 42.6, -5.57 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in León, Spain, Renaissance architecture in Spain, Visitor attractions in Castile and León

León Arena

León Arena, also known locally as Plaza de Toros de León is an arena in León, Spain It is primarily used for musical concerts and bullfighting, however it has been used for handball and basketball too. The arena opened in 1948 as a Bull Ring, but in 2000 it was covered, becoming a modern indoor arena. It has a seating capacity for 10,000 people.

More reading: León Arena homepage
Located at 42.6, -5.57 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Basketball venues in Spain, Bullrings in Spain, Indoor arenas in Spain, Sports venues in Castile and León

Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León

The Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León, better known as the MUSAC, is a contemporary art museum in the city of León, Spain. Inaugurated in April 2005 by Felipe, Prince of Asturias, this cultural institution aims to be a "Museum of the Present", in the words of its curator Agustín Pérez Rubio, and thus only collects artworks from the latest generation of artists, between 1992 and 2012.

More reading: Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León homepage
Located at 42.6, -5.57 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:2005 establishments in Spain, Art museums and galleries in Spain, Art museums established in 2005, Buildings and structures in León, Spain, Modern art museums in Spain, Museums in Castile and León

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