The city of Leon, cultural and historic, offers visitors a unique and authentic atmosphere free of the trappings of modern tourism. Leon is a quiet, relaxed and pleasant city that comes to life at night, owing to the city´s large student population. In the evenings you can enjoy great cuisine, live music, folklore performances and much more.
The city ...center features centuries-old colonial buildings, beautiful churches and Catedral de Leon, a UNESCO Cultural Heritage Site. To cool off you can head to the nearby beaches of Poneloya and Las Penitas, while culture buffs may want to visit the UNESCO World Heritage site Leon Viejo, where the city was originally founded. Those who enjoy hiking can explore the many volcanoes in the surrounding area, one of the more popular attractions being the renowned volcano boarding experience at Cerro Negro.Show More