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Best trails in León

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Looking for a great trail near León, Castilla y León? AllTrails has 7 great hiking trails, views trails, historic site trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Ready for some activity? There are 5 moderate trails in León ranging from 16.1 to 71.4 miles and from 2,752 to 5,226 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Top trails (7)
#1 - French way (alternate): León Cathedral to Órbigo
León, Castile-León, Spain
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Length: 22.2 mi • Est. 8 h 56 m
This route is part of a walk of several weeks along the Camino de Santiago del Norte, a pilgrimage route that begins in Irún and ends at the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela. It can be done in a variety of rhythms and from different starting points. Be prepared with good hiking shoes as this area has steep climbs and can be slippery and muddy. You will cross rocks and boulders and you will also climb the odd staircase. Every spring and summer, many people follow their routes as a form of spiritual path or retreat for their spiritual growth. It is also popular with hiking and cycling enthusiasts and organized tour groups. You can find a list of individual trails here: https://www.alltrails.com/lists/camino-del-norte--2 By following this link, you will find sections of walking trails during the day for easy download.Show more
#2 - Camino de San Salvador Ruta Completa: León a Oviedo y Avilés
León, Castile-León, Spain
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Length: 92.8 mi • Est. Multi-day
This is the full route of the Camino de San Salvador from León to Oviedo, then it offers the option to continue all the way to the coast to Avilés. This route can be broken into five stages through mountainous terrain and impressive landscapes. This mountainous pilgrimage route from León to Oviedo, takes you to the beautiful Cathedral of San Salvador, in Oviedo. It is also one of the many options to get to Camino de Santiago. Once in Oviedo, if you want to continue walking to Santiago de Compostela, you have the option to join the traditional Camino Francés route, or you can take the Camino Primitivo, which runs through the interior or the Camino del Norte, that runs along the coast. Legend has it that the remains of the Saint Apostle Santiago are buried there. Every spring and summer, many people follow its routes as a form of spiritual path or retreat for their spiritual growth. It is also popular with hiking and cycling enthusiasts and organized tour groups. This route travels through many historical towns and picturesque villages, it offers the option to enjoy many cultural attractions and admire the breathtaking mountainous views. It can be done at a variety of paces and starting points. It goes along all types of terrain, mostly off-road, rugged and rocky in some areas. The views are breathtaking.Show more
#3 - Camino Frances: León a Orbigo
León, Castile-León, Spain
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Length: 19.8 mi • Est. 8 h 45 m
This is a multi week long hike that can be done at a variety of paces and starting points. A list of individual trails can be found here: https://www.alltrails.com/lists/camino-de-santiago-frances--3 Following this link, you'll find day hike sections of the trail for easy downloading.Show more
#4 - Camino de San Salvador: León a La Robla
León, Castile-León, Spain
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Length: 16.1 mi • Est. 7 h 38 m
This route is part of a multi day long hike, along the Camino de San Salvador or the Camino del Salvador. This mountainous pilgrimage route from León to Oviedo, takes you to the beautiful Cathedral of San Salvador, in Oviedo. It is also one of the many options to get to Camino de Santiago. Once in Oviedo, if you want to continue walking to Santiago de Compostela, you have the option to join the traditional Camino Francés route, or you can take the Camino Primitivo, which runs through the interior or the Camino del Norte, that runs along the coast. Legend has it that the remains of the Saint Apostle Santiago are buried there. Every spring and summer, many people follow its routes as a form of spiritual path or retreat for their spiritual growth. It is also popular with hiking and cycling enthusiasts and organized tour groups. This route travels through many historical towns and picturesque villages, it offers the option to enjoy many cultural attractions and admire the breathtaking mountainous views. It can be done at a variety of paces and starting points. It goes along all types of terrain, mostly off-road, rugged and rocky in some areas. A list of individual trails and the full route can be found here: https://www.alltrails.com/lists/camino-de-san-salvador Following this link, you'll find day hike sections of the trail for easy downloading.Show more
#5 - The Geneva Camino: León to Rabanal del Camino
León, Castile-León, Spain
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Length: 45.4 mi • Est. Multi-day
This route is part of a multi week long hike or ride, along the Geneva Camino, (Geneva Way) also known as via Gebennensis or Jacobweg in German. It is one of the many options to get to Camino de Santiago across Europe, from Geneva to Le Puy, then from there, it will join the traditional Camino Francés route. This route travels through many historical towns and picturesque French villages, it offers the option to enjoy many cultural attractions, vineyards and admire the breathtaking mountainous views and the Alps in the horizon. It can be done by foot or bike (mountain bike with saddlebags) at a variety of paces and starting points. It goes along all types of terrain, mostly off-road, rugged and rocky in some areas. The views are breathtaking. The Geneva Camino full route can be found here: https://www.alltrails.com/trail/switzerland/geneva/the-geneva-camino-full-route A list of individual trails can be found here: https://www.alltrails.com/lists/the-geneva-camino Following this link, you'll find day hike sections of the trail for easy downloading.Show more
#6 - Montes de León
León, Castile-León, Spain
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Length: 19.3 mi
#7 - Camino de San Salvador Ruta Completa
León, Castile-León, Spain
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Length: 71.4 mi • Est. Multi-day