Car Hire Leon Train Station
Address & Contact DetailsRenfe Estacion Parking, Avenida De Astorga Sin Numero, Leon, 24009. Tel: +34987270075
Find your perfect car hire at Leon Train StationLeon and the surrounding region that shares the city’s name are packed with history and culture.
Arriving at Leon Train Station plants you in the heart of this buzzing city, where inspiring sights are just a short ride away. Accelerate beyond city streets to discover why northern Spain captures the heart of so many.
To see for yourself, pick an Avis hire car and get behind the wheel.
Plan your journey from Leon Train StationWhen you arrive at Leon Train Station, you’ll find yourself in the very core of the city. With all of its top attractions nearby and easy to reach by car, Leon is yours to explore right away.
Founded by the Romans, Leon cries out to history enthusiasts wanting to explore their many influences across the city. Its ancient city walls were first built in the 1st century BC and, in some sections, the original stonework is still evident. Leon’s gothic cathedral, also known as the House of Light, is built on the site of Roman baths dating back to the 2nd century. Today, the cathedral’s museum showcases over 1,500 works of religious art.
The cuisine in Leon is somewhat different to the rest of Spain. In the charming old neighbourhood of Barrio Humedo, you’ll find many restaurants serving up local dishes such as morcilla (a special type of sausage) and cecina (a cured, smoked beef) at very reasonable prices.
Those with an eye for contemporary architecture must see Casa Botines – a grand modernist building designed by Gaudi in his trademark style.
Beyond Leon Train StationBeyond Leon, there is much to explore. With a rental car from Leon Train Station, it’s easy to reach these top picks in under an hour.
Although a small village, Astorga features a number of attractions that make it a popular day trip destination from Leon, just 52km away. Its top attraction is the Archbishop’s Palace – a grand building that was one of Gaudi’s earliest and strangest works, with sloping walls and fairytale towers. Astorga is also well known for its chocolate. Visit the Chocolate Museum to discover how the locals make this delicious treat.
Caves of Valporquero
Drive just 47km north from the city of Leon and you’ll arrive in Valporquero – home to some of northern Spain’s largest caves.
During your visit to the unique caves, you’ll see a range of geological formations and a section of a subterranean river.
With your Avis car hire, it’s easy to explore the cities and landscapes of Leon in complete comfort.