Birth of the city of León

The Department of Culture, Heritage and Tourism of León has organized a series of activities coinciding with the celebration, on June 10, the in 1948 years after the creation of the Legio VII Gemina (IIII iunias Ides of year 68 AD.). Birth of the city of León.

The objective of the City of León is simply to disseminate and promote the knowledge of our Roman historical and archaeological heritage, we never give up either play activities and entertainment. On this occasion, they have organized a series of activities for the general public to be developed throughout the 10th, 11th and June 12th.

  • Friday, June 10: 17:00 to 20:00 h
  • Saturday and Sunday, June 11 and 12: 11:00 to 14:00 and 17:00 to 20:00 h

Workshops (Roman armor, chandeliers, games, wrought iron, stone and mosaics) and historical re-enactments in the “Casona de Puerta Castillo” and “Jardín del Cid” and educational visits. Visits include the Interpretation Centre of the Roman Leon (Casona de Puerta Castillo) and archaeological crypts Street Cascalería (Roman amphitheater) and Puerta Obispo (remains of the porta principalis sinistra and Roman baths).

Activities program (in spanish and PDF)

Another weekend (10, 11 and 12 June) interesting in the city of León, a few kilometers from our  Hotel Avenida III, to rest, recharge your batteries and enjoy all the amenities, rooms with breakfast from 37.50 €. Reserve now.

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