The delineated and long streets of the city of León, also known as the “University City”, evoke the colonial era. The existing churches in large numbers are an attraction of cultural order for their architectural features and antiquity, standing among them the majestic Cathedral of León, Central America largest Cathedral, declared by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. From a stylistic point of view, the monument shows the transition from Baroque to Neo-classic and is characterized by the sobriety of its decoration. The Cathedral contains important movable works of art. In addition, the city features a varied offer of historical-cultural tourism, housing various museums and churches of the colonial era.
Finally, low-density sun and beach tourism is one of the attractions during the summer, as the area has attractions such as the Juan Venado Island Natural Reserve and the beaches of Poneloya, Las Peñitas and Salinas Grande.