in Leon of Castille and León, Spain
- Las Médulas (Unesco heritage, 20 mi)
- Roman Walls of Lugo (Unesco heritage, 53 mi)
- Route of Santiago de Compostela (Unesco heritage, 75 mi)
- Monuments of Oviedo and the Kingdom of the Asturias (Unesco heritage, 89 mi)
- Cave of Altamira and Paleolithic Cave Art of Northern Spain (Unesco heritage, 101 mi)
- Alto Douro Wine Region (Unesco heritage, 108 mi)
- Old City of Salamanca (Unesco heritage, 130 mi)
- Old Town of Segovia and its Aqueduct (Unesco heritage, 143 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 42.600 and -5.570 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 42° 36' 0" and W -5° 34' 13"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Euro - EUR
- Spoken languages:
- Spanish, Catalan, Galician, Basque, Occitan
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 09:24 AM (Wednesday)
- Timezone: Europe/Madrid
- UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:56 am and 9:40 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -42.167 and 173.933 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Safety Score: 3,2 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Spain.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Spain. Last Update: 2022-05-17 08:25:36
León in Leon (Castille and León) with it's 134,305 citizens is a city in Spain about 179 mi (or 288 km) north-west of Madrid, the country's capital city.
Local time in León is now 09:24 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Europe / Madrid with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 9 airports in the vicinity of León, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Spain is Leon Airport in a distance of 4 mi (or 7 km), West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Spain is Las Médulas in a distance of 20 mi (or 31 km), South-East. Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Villaquilambre, Onzonilla, Valdefresno, Villaturiel and Valverde de la Virgen. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 22°C / 72 °F
|Morning Temperature||12°C / 54 °F|
|Evening Temperature||21°C / 70 °F|
|Night Temperature||14°C / 58 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1017 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Moderate breeze with 12 km/h (7 mph) from North-East|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 99% of sky|
|General Conditions||Overcast clouds|
Thursday, 19th of May 2022
24°C (75 °F)
18°C (64 °F)
Scattered clouds, moderate breeze.
Friday, 20th of May 2022
27°C (80 °F)
19°C (67 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Saturday, 21st of May 2022
25°C (77 °F)
19°C (65 °F)
Overcast clouds, fresh breeze.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Parador de León
Silken Luis de León
Abad San Antonio
TRYP Leon Hotel
Hotel Conde Luna
NH Collection Leon Plaza Mayor
AC Hotel Leon San Antonio
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II Congreso Salsón de León ~ Adrián y Anita Amateur Salsa Company Valladolid
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Conferencia Arqueología en el Kurdistán - IBO de León, 12-III-2015
Primera parte de la conferencia impartida por Mala Awat, director de Antigüedades del Kurdistán Iraquí, y por Kaifi Mustafa Ali el 12 de marzo de 2015 en el Instituto Bíblico y Oriental (León).
Molviedro 2015 - Certamen Jesús Despojado de Sevilla - Pasacalles AM SCB León
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Video resumen del viaje a Inglaterra de estudios con Idiomas León en agosto 2014.
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
Palacio de los Deportes de León
Palacio de los Deportes de León, also known as Palacio Municipal de los Deportes de León is a Multi-use Indoor arena in León, Spain. Built in 1970, It has a seating capacity of 6,500 seats, and is currently the home venue for Baloncesto León basketball team and CB Ademar León handball team.
Casa de los Botines
The Casa de los Botines (built 1892-1893) is a Modernist building in León, Spain designed by Antoni Gaudí. It was adapted to serve as the headquarters of Caja España, a local savings bank.
Palacio de los Guzmanes
The Palacio de los Guzmanes is a Renaissance building in the city of León; it is the seat of Provincial Government of León. The architect Rodrigo Gil de Hontañón built the palace in the 16th century, commissioned by the aristocratic family of Guzman, one of the city’s powerful and influential families. It is three-storey high with square towers at the four corners and is arranged around a two-storey courtyard. The façade has a round arches gallery on the top floor.
University of León
The University of León is a Spanish public university with campus in León and Ponferrada. The germ of the university is found in 1843, when it was created the Normal School for Teachers or Masters Seminar of Public Instruction and the subaltern school of Veterinary Medicine, founded in 1852, laying the foundations of Leon future university.
Tabakalera is name of one of the biggest buildings of Donostia-San Sebastián, northern Spain. Located in the Egia district, next to the North railway station and the Cristina Enea park, it takes up one of the biggest plots (13.277 m) of the urban area. For 90 years (1913–2003), Tabakalera was the tobacco factory of Donostia-San Sebastian. It was one of the biggest and most of the workers were women.
Estadio Reino de León
Estadio Reino de León is a football stadium located in León, in the autonomous community of Castile and León, Spain. It is the home stadium of Cultural Leonesa who currently play in Segunda División B - Group 1, with a capacity of 13,451 seats. The stadium was inaugurated with a match between Cultural Leonesa vs Xerez CD, which the home team won 1 – 0.
San Juan y San Pedro de Renueva
San Juan y San Pedro de Renueva is a church in León, central Spain. It was built in the mid-20th century in Neo-Renaissance style by will of the local bishop, Luis Almarcha Hernández. Its main artistical feature is the entrance gate, in Baroque style, taken from the ruined monastery of San Pedro de Eslonza, located 22 km outside León in the municipality of Gradefes. It dates from 1711 and was designed by the architect Pedro Martínez de Cardeña.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of León.
- Valverde de la Virgen
- Vega de Infanzones
- Garrafe de Torio
- Chozas de Abajo
- Villanueva de las Manzanas
- Mansilla Mayor
- Campo de Villavidel
- Mansilla de las Mulas
- Cabreros del Rio
- Villadangos del Paramo
- Santa Colomba de Curueno
- Corbillos de los Oteros
- Cimanes del Tejar
- Cubillas de los Oteros
- San Pedro Bercianos
- Fresno de la Vega
- Llamas de la Ribera
- Bercianos del Paramo
- Santas Martas
- Gusendos de los Oteros
- Bustillo del Paramo
León: Catedral, León (source)
León: Catedral de, León (source)
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
León, ليون, Lleón, Ciudá de Llión, Lleó, Leono, Leon, LEN, レオン, Леон