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The green path of the Peña Francia River

The green path of the Peña Francia River

Gijon is a beautiful coastal city in Asturias in the north of Spain with several urban beaches. Even more, there are as well several green routes such as Peña Francia from the city center to the outskirts. […]

Enjoy the Christmas Markets in Gijon

Enjoy the Christmas Markets in Gijon

Gijon shines during the Christmas period with beautiful Christmas lights and decorations through the city. There are many exciting attractions and museums to learn more about Gijon and the Asturian culture. Several urban beaches offer the […]

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. […]

The exemplary Asturian town of Poreñu

The exemplary Asturian town of Poreñu

Poreño also known as Poreñu, is a small charming village in the region of Asturias, close to the coastal town of Villaviciosa and about 40 kilometers from Gijon. The Princess of Asturias Foundation presents the Award […]

Ready for the summer festivals in Gijon?

Gijon hosts astounding music concerts during the summer in Asturias. This beautiful coastal city in the north of Spain contributes to the national and international music scheme with several popular festivals during summertime. The city […]

Sightseeing

The coastal walk of San Lorenzo
Sightseeing

The coastal walk of San Lorenzo

Gijon is located on the coast of central Asturias by the Cantabric sea in the Gulf of Biscay. Three urban beaches (San Lorenzo, Poniente, and El Arbeyal) hold ISO quality certifications 9001 and 14001. This […]

An exceptional ethnographic museum in Gijon
Culture

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

Nearby

Powerful sea at Bufones de Pria
Nearby

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 […]