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Lull in Leon

An April 2013 trip to Leon by rufusni

Quote: Two days in Leon

Casa Daniel Restaurant

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Restaurant | "Nice Menu del Dia"

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I had arrived on the train from Madrid and checked in to my hotel, but I was famished, and I knew time was ticking on for the end of lunch, so off I set to find somewhere to eat. I wandered past San Isidoro and to a busy main street but most places did not look great, and the few that did were full of diners. I was wandering trying to find a menu del dia, a menu of the day which is generally very good value at lunchtime, which in Spain is a bit later than in many other countries.The menu del dia generally means a first course, a second course and a dessert with bread and wine or water. Most restaurants had boards outside advertising their choices. I had walked past Casa Daniel as it had no outside tab...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on May 4, 2013

Casa Daniel Restaurant
Calle Del Cid, 4
Leon 24004
615 991 529

Real Colegiata de San Isidoro

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Hotel | "Atmospheric"

Quote:
As I could not get sufficient time to do the Camino Frances from St Jean the whole way to Santiago de Compostella, Leon was an easy point to split it in to stages. I decided a hotel night was a good idea after alot of travelling and to prepare before setting off on foot. I decided on this hotel because it is in part of a monastery and I felt it would be a fitting start to a pilgrimage. So after arriving at the train station from Madrid I headed over the bridge. Thankfully I knew roughly were I was going as there are few signs pointing out even the main sites such as the cathedral and San Isidoro. But even having ready someone else's comment about how to find this hotel, it was not that easy. Yes...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on May 1, 2013

Real Colegiata de San Isidoro
Casa De Espiritualidad
Leon, Castile-Leon

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Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

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