La Bañeza municipality lies to the southwest of León province, 45 km from the capital.
It has a continental climate characterized by very cold winters and summer months of pleasant temperatures.
The municipality district has an area of 19, 7 km2.
The city stands on a fertile plain sprinkled by the waters of the rivers Duerna, Tuerto and Órbigo and is the head and commercial and service centre of an extensive agricultural region, the most important one of the province.
This environment offers us the possibility to enjoy a dense grove and some spacious riparian forests which allow a wide availability of natural areas, bathing and recreation areas, as well as botanical walks, sports excursions and rivers that invite to fish.
The highest point is Mount Teleno, 2,188 metres high and covered with snow almost all year round.