Summer in León with Hotel Garden House Carrizo
Do you want to come to León this summer?
In León, summers are full of activities, nature, culture and a multitude of places to visit. Hotel Garden House in Carrizo de la Ribera, is located in the center of León. It is the ideal place to visit the whole province.
We present possible activities to spend a few days of summer in León:
Historic center of León:
Route through the monuments of León: The Cathedral of León, San Isidoro de León, San Marcos and end up refueling in the Romantic Quarter and the Barrio Húmedo, an ideal place to learn about the history of the city or enjoy tapas.
Museums of Léon:
For a cultural visit, the route through the museums: Museum of Contemporary Art of Castilla y León (MUSAC), the Museum of León (Plaza de Santo Domingo), the Cathedral Museum of León, the Casa Botines Museum (by Gaudí) or the León Romano Interpretation Center. In León there is inland cultural tourism for all tastes.
City of Astorga:
Of Roman origin, it is the capital of Maragatería. Very nice city with many things to visit and spend a very pleasant day. You can visit the Cathedral Museum of Gaudí, the Cathedral of Astorga, the ergastula, the Roman remains or the Chocolate Museum. In addition to enjoying a maragato stew.
City of Ponferrada:
Capital of Bierzo, a very beautiful region, a must visit. You can visit the Templar castle, Las Médulas, Los Ancares and much more.
Natural monuments in the province of León:
Las Médulas is an impressive scenic setting resulting from a Roman gold mine. Considered the largest open-pit gold mine in the Roman Empire. In 1997, UNESCO declared it a World Heritage Site.
Nearby we can also visit the Forge of Compludo or Compludo Ironworks.
Caves of Valporquero
Entering a cave is like traveling to a magical and different world. The caves maintain an even temperature throughout the year, making it a great choice for a summer excursion.
Picos de Europa National Park
The Picos de Europa and its impressive mountain landscapes of limestone formation.
There are also hundreds of hiking trails and points of natural interest that can be visited throughout the province of León. More information can be found at Cuatro Valles(cuatrovalles.es).
Bathing and cooling off in León:
If you want to cool off, you can bathe in the pools and river beaches of León. León has no sea, but it has many natural pools and beaches where you can enjoy a swim.
The first one we present to you is, of course, the municipal swimming pool of Carrizo (50 meters from our hotel): More information on the website of the town hall.
We are also close to two water parks, Parque Acuático Isla León and Valencia de Don Juan. Enjoy the cheapest theme parks in Spain.
These natural sites are suitable for bathing, such as the river pool of Vega de Espinareda, one of the largest in the Bierzo region, or the river beaches on the Órbigo river: Cimanes del Tejar, Llamas de la Ribera, Alcoba de la Ribera, etc.
Hotel Rural Garden House in Carrizo in the center of the province of León:
From Hotel Garden House Carrizo you can enjoy the province of Leon with short trips to all parts of the province. We are in the center of the province of León. After the activities you can rest in our hotel. We are in a natural and quiet environment near the Órbigo river. Our spacious rooms and our terrace will help you relax in the summer evening.
Thanks to the comforts of a hotel along with the facilities we offer at Hotel Garden House Carrizo for activities, you will have to concentrate only on having a good time.