Has it All! This place is great for getting things at a reasonable price- especially great for students living here because it has all your needs under one roof- like a mall!
What to buy: Has foreign food which is great if you're homesick
Leon is famous for its carnic pork products such as chorizo, salchichon, morcillas... You can try that at any local restaurant or buy them to take away in any butcher or even at local souvenir shops. The one of the photo is at Calle Ancha in a corner at the middle of the street.
This is the main pedestrian street in Leon and the place to come if you wanna do some shopping. You will find clothes, souvenirs, books... and a lively nightlife too!
It goes from the Cathedral to the Santo Domingo Square.
On sunday morning there is a flea market, by the river, along Paseo Papalaguinda/ Avda. de la facultad de veterinaria, between the square with the Guzman statue and the plaza de toros.
What to buy: Most of the stands have clothes: house clothes, socks and underwear, shoes, some children clothes...
...a couple of stands about music and toys...
...and least, very selten, some kind of antiques or rural households.
What to pay: Compare prices between different stands.
This area is seventh heaven for foodies...especially if you enjoy everything porcine!
What to buy: Chorizo, blood sausage etc
These typical biscuits from Astorga can be found also in other villages of Leon.
In each box come about 12 of them, costing around 3-4 euros. They come in plastic bags, so are easy to keep.