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Apr
18
Thu
First Cider of the Year Festival @ Muséu del Pueblu d'Asturies
Apr 18 – Apr 21 all-day
First Cider of the Year Festival @ Muséu del Pueblu d'Asturies | Gijón | Asturias | Spain

The “Primer Sidre L’Añu” (first cider of the year) is an event organised by Fundación Asturies XXI at Muséu del Pueblu d’Asturies in Xixón which allows cider lovers to taste the first natural cider of the year. This gastronomic event runs from Thursday 18th April until Sunday 21st April in Gijon from noon to 22:00 (closing at 18:00 the last day). The Asturian cider season starts with this festival where visitors can taste cider from more than 70 cider makers (llagares) enjoying Asturian music, traditional sports, and traditional games. Sweet and non-alcoholic cider is also available. More information available at Revista La Sidra and the Gijon Tourist Information Office.

Enjoy the first natural cider of the year in Gijon!

Gijon City Tour Bus @ Infogijón
Apr 18 – Apr 20 all-day
Gijon City Tour Bus @ Infogijón | Gijón | Principado de Asturias | Spain

The Gijon City Tour Bus (Bus Turistico Gijon) is a hop on/hop off touristic bus from Thursday 18th until Saturday 20th April. The city tour bus is available from 10:00 to 15:00 and 16:00 to 19:00. The start point for the tour is the bus stop Fomentin near the InfoGijon Tourist Information Office at the Gijon Marina. The circuit goes through 10 stops covering the main touristic attractions and museums. A great opportunity to enjoy the city of Gijon from the comfort of a double deck bus. The price range from € 7 to €16 (free for children under 4 years old). More information at InfoGijon web page.

Gijon City Tour Bus Route

Start & Finish: Bus stop “El Fomentin” (Rodriguez San Pedro, 5, Gijon) near InfoGijon and Las Letronas
Stop 1: Railway Museum / Aquarium
Stop 2: Citadel of Capua
Stop 3: Parque del Gas
Stop 4: Isabel La Catolica Park
Stop 5: El Molinon Football Stadium
Stop 6: Atlantic Botanical Garden
Stop 7: Laboral City of Culture
Stop 8: Museu del Pueblu D’Asturies
Stop 9: Plaza del Carmen

 

Touristic Taxi

Alternatively, InfoGijon also offers the possibility to book a personalized Touristic Taxi in either Spanish, English or French starting at Plaza del Marques covering 20 stops for a price range € 45 – 60. For bookings, please contact InfoGijon at +34 985 341 771‬ or infogijon@gijon.info

 


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Guided Tour of the Celestino Solar Citadel @ Ciudadela de Celestino Solar
Apr 18 – Apr 21 all-day
Guided Tour of the Celestino Solar Citadel @ Ciudadela de Celestino Solar | Gijón | Principado de Asturias | Spain

The Celestino Solar Citadel (Ciudadela de Celestino Solar) is one of the main references for industrial history of Gijon. This museum is located in the city center very near to San Lorenzo and offering its visitors the possibility to learn about these constructions uses by labor workers from the 19th century. For this Easter, there are special guided tours daily at 12:00 and 17:00 from Thursday 18th April to Sunday 21st (only 12:00 available on Sunday). The entrance is FREE.

Interested? Read out our blog post about this stunning museum here. Enjoy!


 

Guided Tour of the Roman Baths @ Museo de las Termas Romanas
Apr 18 – Apr 21 all-day
Guided Tour of the Roman Baths @ Museo de las Termas Romanas | Gijón | Principado de Asturias | Spain

The Museum of the Roman Baths of Campo Valdes one of the main references for the Roman heritage of Gijon. This museum is located underground at the Campo Valdes Square near San Pedro Church. For this Easter, there are special guided tours from Thursday 18th April to Sunday 21st April each day at 11:00 and 18:00. The tours last between 60 to 90 minutes. The ticket price is the museum entrance plus € 1 for the guided tour.

Interested? Read out our blog post about this stunning museum here. Enjoy!


 

Artisan and Organic Market @ Plaza Mayor
Apr 18 @ 11:00 – Apr 21 @ 20:00
Artisan and Organic Market @ Plaza Mayor | Gijón | Principado de Asturias | Spain

The Artisan and Organic Market (Mercado Artesano y Ecológico) normally takes place the second weekend of every month by the Gijon Town Hall at the Main Square. It originated about 15 years ago formed by different guilds bringing together the best of gastronomy and craftsmanship. Please note the opening times are:

• During winter season (from January to May and October to December): 11:00 to 15:00 and 17:00 to 21:00 closing at 20:00 the last market day (usually Sundays).

• During summer season (from June to September) are 11:00 to 15:00 and 17:00 to 22:00 closing at 21:00 the last market day (usually Sundays).

The yearly calendar for the scheduled events and more information are available at their web page.

 

For Easter 2019, the Artisan and Organic Market will be available from Thursday 18th to Sunday 21st April.

 


 

Apr
19
Fri
Cimavilla Guided Tours @ Infogijón
Apr 19 @ 12:00
Cimavilla Guided Tours @ Infogijón | Gijón | Principado de Asturias | Spain

Guide Tour visiting Cimavilla, the charming old town of Gijon. These guided tours are available Friday 19th, Saturday 20th, and Saturday 27th April. The tours start at noon from the Gijon Tourist Information Office covering several tourist attractions such as Plaza del Marques, Main Square, Campo Valdes, Plazuela de Jovellanos, the Clock Tower, Tabacalera, Cerro de Santa Catalina and more. The price is € 5. Discover the beautiful old quarter of Cimavilla!

Registration is required in advance at Infogijon available at either +34 985 341 771 or infogijon@gijon.info.

 


Please visit our calendar section for more suggestions on things to do in Gijon and nearby. Enjoy!


 

Sidracrucis 2019 @ Gijon
Apr 19 @ 12:00 – 22:00
Sidracrucis 2019 @ Gijon | Gijón | Asturias | Spain

The Sidracrucis refers to the processions which take place this same Good Friday in Spain. The Sidracrucis is a gastronomic event visiting local cider taverns (sidrerías) to enjoy the regional natural cider. This gastronomic event for cider lovers takes place on Friday 19th April in Gijon from noon to 22:00. It includes cider, appetizers, and live music, with buses departing from the cities of Oviedo and Aviles. The price is €65 (discounted tickets a €60) with more information and registration available at Revista La Sidra.

Enjoy the first natural cider of the year in Gijon!

Apr
20
Sat
Steam Trains @ Museo del Ferrocarril de Asturias
Apr 20 @ 11:30 – 18:15
Steam Trains @ Museo del Ferrocarril de Asturias | Gijón | Principado de Asturias | Spain

El Museo del Ferrocarril de Asturias (Asturias Railway Museum) has held since 1998, the so-called “Jornadas del Vapor” (steam days) in which the historical steam locomotives are put into operation. This is a special event for Easter on Saturday 20th April. Visitors can travel in small trips on those steam trains in the old wooden cars within the museum enclosure every 30 minutes during the museum opening times. The steam train will run from 11:30 to 13:30 and 16:15 to 18:15. The entrance is FREE.

Interested? Read out our blog post about this awesome museum here. Enjoy!


 

Cimavilla Guided Tours @ Infogijón
Apr 20 @ 12:00
Cimavilla Guided Tours @ Infogijón | Gijón | Principado de Asturias | Spain

Guide Tour visiting Cimavilla, the charming old town of Gijon. These guided tours are available Friday 19th, Saturday 20th, and Saturday 27th April. The tours start at noon from the Gijon Tourist Information Office covering several tourist attractions such as Plaza del Marques, Main Square, Campo Valdes, Plazuela de Jovellanos, the Clock Tower, Tabacalera, Cerro de Santa Catalina and more. The price is € 5. Discover the beautiful old quarter of Cimavilla!

Registration is required in advance at Infogijon available at either +34 985 341 771 or infogijon@gijon.info.

 


Please visit our calendar section for more suggestions on things to do in Gijon and nearby. Enjoy!


 

Dinner under the sea @ Acuario de Gijón
Apr 20 @ 21:30
Dinner under the sea @ Acuario de Gijón | Gijón | Principado de Asturias | Spain

Dine at the Gijon Aquarium! Enjoy a luxury menu accompanied by sharks, rays, giant tortoises, and more for an unforgettable experience.

The price € 62 per person includes a visit to the Aquarium and dinner with the menu of your choice. There are only 14 places, thus hurry up and make your bookings at comercial@acuariodegijon.es or telephone numbers +34 985 18 52 20 or +34 985 18 52 21.

More information at the Aquarium web page.


Please visit our calendar section for more suggestions on things to do in Gijon and nearby. Enjoy!