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Did you know that... Chozas de Abajo

 

It is located in the heart of the moor of León. Despite being a small town is the capital of the municipality, of the same name, which consists of nine villages.  In it is the building of the city council.

Chozas de Abajo

To discover What to see in Chozas de Abajo?

 

In Chozas de Abajo you can see the typical constructions of the traditional architecture of the area where, as raw material, the protagonists are adobe, tapial and wood. In the square is the church dedicated to San Martín de Tours with its modern and curious bell tower that attracts attention, and a little further on, as a watchtower overlooking the horizon, the high water tank does not go unnoticed. In addition, the landscape of this locality is dotted with numerous traditional underground cellars.

 

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Festivities

 

Chozas de Abajo celebrates its patron saint festivities on 11 and 12 November in honour of San Martín. It also celebrates the 1st and 2nd of August.

Water Tank in Chozas de Abajo

Curiosities

 

In Chozas you can enjoy an incomparable tour, following the Route of the Lagoons, whose main attraction is the wide variety of habitats for the wildlife. Willows and mimbreras protect the environment where wild ducks, teals, bluebirds, lapwings and all kinds of migratory birds share space and living nature with barbels, tench and tents with which these lagoon waters have been repopulated.

 

 


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Get to Chozas de Abajo by car

 

Chozas de Abajo is reached by the CL-622 to Ardoncino and from there following the local road that connects this town with the N-120 at the height of Villadangos del Páramo, passing through Chozas de Abajo. Also but to the inverse we can accede from Villadangos of the Páramo happening through Chozas de Arriba. Another option is the plots road, now converted into a local road linking the town with Villar de Mazarife.

 

By bus

 

Chozas de Abajo has a bus service that covers the line Villar de Mazarife-León every working day from Monday to Saturday, both inclusive, at different times and has a stop at the House of Culture.

 

 

 


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WAY OF SAINT JAMES
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Difficulty-Moderate

5:55 h.27.8 km.

Stage 18b Variant of Villar de Mazarife
Difficulty-ModerateRed Difficult Category, level 1. More demanding stages, either because they are longer, with greater unevenness or present some particular difficulty.
WAY OF SAINT JAMES
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Difficulty-Moderate

6:45 h.32.1 km.

Stage 18 León-Hospital de Órbigo
Difficulty-ModerateRed difficulty category, level 1. More demanding stages, either because they are longer, more steep or have a specific difficulty.
WAY OF SAINT JAMES
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Difficulty-Remarkable

8:20 h.35.7 km.

Stage 19 Hospital de Órbigo-Rabanal del Camino
Difficulty-RemarkableRed difficulty category, level 2. Stages with large slopes or important distances, which require good physical preparation.
WAY OF SAINT JAMES
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Difficulty-Medium

5:40 h.24.8 km.

Stage 17 Reliegos-Leon
Difficulty-MediumGreen difficulty category, level 3. Stages of moderate distance and slope, not overcoming great distances or slopes.
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Royal Collegiate Church of San Isidoro

Sistine Chapel of Romanesque Art, palatine temple of the kings Fernando I and doña Sancha

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