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Gijon Film Festival is back!

Gijon Film Festival is back!

The 55 Gijon Film Festival is back in Gijon taking place until the 25th of November. The origins of this film festival go back to 1963 as an initiative from the City Council of Gijon. […]

A floating piano performs in Gijon

A floating piano performs in Gijon

Gijon is hosting this weekend a project of artistic interventions in unconventional spaces born in the year 2002 and named Arenas Movedizas (quicksand). One of the most expected events was the floating piano concert by the […]

Awesome La Laboral City of Culture

Awesome La Laboral City of Culture

The La Laboral City of Culture is a stunning architectural monument on the outskirts of Gijon near the Atlantic Botanic Garden. Most noteworthy, it is the biggest building in Spain with approximately 270.000 square meters. […]

An exceptional ethnographic museum in Gijon

Exceptional ethnographic museum in Gijon

Muséu del Pueblu d’Asturies is an ethnographic museum founded in 1968 in Gijon. Its primary objective is preserving the history of the Asturian people. The name translates as Museum of the People of Asturias. The […]

Sightseeing

Winter is coming… and Cimavilla celebrates!
Sightseeing

Winter is coming… Cimavilla celebrates!

Cimavilla is the oldest district in Gijon city center, and also known as Cimadevilla. It is a quaint neighborhood with that smooth feeling you often get when visiting old European cities. Its long history goes […]

Ride a mining train and discover the depths of a mine!
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Ride mining train to enter underground mine!

Asturias has a long mining tradition dating back to the XVIII century. The coal extraction concentrated around the so-called “Cuenca minera.” The mining industry declined in the area. The last active mining wells close down […]

The renewed Celestino Solar Citadel
Culture

The renewed Ciudadela de Celestino Solar

The Celestino Solar Citadel is known as “Ciudadela de Celestino Solar” or “Ciudadela de Capua.” It consists of a group of houses in a courtyard. The factory workers at the end of the 19th century rented […]

Culture

Culture

Asturias Day in Gijon

Gijon celebrates Asturias Day during the first Sunday in August. This celebration revolves around the promotion of Asturian culture and traditions. It takes place around the old quarter of the city in Cimavilla and Santa […]

Discover the Roman Heritage of Gijon
Culture

Discover the Roman Heritage of Gijon

The Roman baths of Campo Valdes (Termas Romanas de Campo Valdes) are an essential reference for the Roman heritage in Gijon. The museum is located underground near Saint Peter church in the neighborhood of Cimavilla. […]

St Peter's Day in Gijon
Culture

St Peter’s Day in Gijon

The coastal city of Gijon in the region of Asturias in northern Spain celebrates Saint Peter’s Day. This Dia de San Pedro takes place every year on the 29th June. Besides, the earlier celebration of Saint John […]

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Powerful sea at Bufones de Pria
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Powerful sea at Bufones de Pria

The so-called Bufones are natural phenomena produced by the erosion of sea and rain in limestone rock, therefore creating galleries and chimneys connecting the sea and the coast. The most famous in Asturias are Bufones de […]

ENJOYING A FUN DAY IN THE SNOW!
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Enjoying a fun day in the snow!

Gijon is a coastal city on the shore of the Cantabric Sea in the Gulf of Biscay in the northwest of Spain. One of the great advantages is the proximity to skiing resorts in over […]