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Preparing your trip to Gijon: advices & hints - things to do and to obey

laboral de gijon 1. Vacationers should observe basic cautionary measures. Going for a walk don’t take large amounts of cash with you; don’t leave personal belongings unattended. In crowded places, it is likely to become a victim of pickpockets.
2. Tourists who expect to make calls to other countries and cities are recommended to use services of call centers or to make phone calls from the street; in the last case the rate will be the most profitable. It isn’t recommended to call from the hotel, as in this case the call can cost several times more.
3. To rent a car it’s enough to have an international driver's license and a credit card for deposit. Drivers should be aware that local roads are free from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. The fact is that at this time, a significant portion of the local population resides in restaurants and cafes, as it is a lunch time.
4. Those planning to visit local restaurants and cafes have to pay attention to the indigenous population. If there are few visitors in the room, it means that the place isn’t popular for some reasons.
5. Holiday-makers should take into account that there are no public toilets in the city; they can be found only near the train station and bus station. During a walk, it is safe to go to any restaurant or cafe; such behavior is appropriate here. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
6. It is customary to leave a tip for good service in local restaurants and hotels. You can leave a reward making 5-10% of the total for a waiter and about 1 – 1.5 USD for a maid.
7. Fans of photos have to consider that they mustn’t shoot strategically important objects and people in uniform. If you want to take pictures of local residents, be sure to ask for their permission.
Hundred years ago, there was a small fishing village on the site of a modern resort. Modern travelers know Gijon as a well-developed beach resort and a cultural center with an abundance of … Open
8. Tourists aren’t recommended to overtaste local delicacies and drink tap water since the first days of rest. This may affect the process of acclimatization.
9. You can pay for purchases with your credit card only in large shopping malls. You still need a sufficient amount of cash, if you head to markets and small shops. Be sure to stock up plenty of small denomination bills, as it will make it easier to pay the seller.
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What to visit being in Gijon - unique sights

Playa de Cuevas del Mar

From the series “The Hidden and Hard-To-Reach Beautiful Beaches”
Next to the beach is a lot of interesting sights, including the mouth of Cueval river and the unique Shutam Pri rocks. That is why you always have the opportunity to bring the change into the recreation with the interesting hike. The picturesque coast also attracts professional photographers. While choosing the best shooting spot, they must be very careful as the coast is at the numerous sharp rocks and shots. … Read further

Playa de Ballota

From the series “The Hidden and Hard-To-Reach Beautiful Beaches”
Playa de Ballota is quite large, the extent of the sand beach is 350 meters. One of the main attractions of this area is the rocky island of Castro, where the magnificent view from the coast opens. The tourists prefer to get to the beach by sea. Even in the high season you can see the holidaymakers on this beach extremely rare. … Read further

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If you want to enjoy a panorama of Bergen and take memorable photographs, the Floban Funicular will take you to a mountain above the city. The ride lasts only 8 minutes, after which you will see the entire Bergen behind your feet. Don’t leave this hospitable city without exploring its popular attractions such as the Bergen Castle and fish market. Read this

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Travelling to Gijon - advices and tips. What should be provisioned in advance, the rules you might want to follow, and the things you better avoid doing in Gijon. We help you to make your trip smooth and easy, with no unexpected surprises.
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