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Cuisine of Gijon for gourmets. Places for dinner - best restaurants

Elogio del Horizonte de Chillida en Gijon Gijon is often called the birthplace of ice cream; it is believed that the popular refreshing treat has been served here for the first time. Locals have learned to make a delicious dessert of milk many hundreds of years ago, when there were no freezers and refrigerators. They used natural resources, such as snow and ice, to make ice cream. For many locals the production of ice cream has become a real family craft.
Gijon has lots of interesting cultural traditions; the best way to get acquainted with them is to visit one of the beautiful national holidays. One of the oldest and most popular … Open
There were no difficulties with cooking ice cream in winter; to be able to deal with it in summer locals carefully garnered snow and transported it to special caves. One of these caves, Pou del Surdo, is now among the major city attractions. It is located on Carrasqueta Mount, at an altitude of 1,100 meters above sea level.
Near the cave you can see the old building housing a hotel. A few hundred years ago, ice cream makers lived in that house; it was a kind of summer residence for them. Foreigners can taste the horchata ice cream cooked following old recipes at any local cafe. Cozy Xixona cafes are among the most popular. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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
Gijon is famous not only because of its ice cream; it is producing a popular Arab delicacy, turron. This local sweet is made of honey, almonds and sugar; turron is the Christmas treat. Those who want to enjoy typical national dishes can taste roasted rabbit with a side dish of rice. Gijon is famous for excellent pastries, which are sold not only in specialty stores, but also at local markets.
Banco Urquijo Among specific local restaurants La Tabla remains the confident leader. Its menu includes popular Spanish dishes, exciting treats of seafood and exotic snacks. The El Candil El Puerto restaurant is ready to offer visitors a decent selection of national food. You can eat your favorite pizza and taste different types of beer in the cozy restaurant La Nonna. In addition to popular Italian dishes, visitors can enjoy interesting salads and appetizers, as well as soft drinks and desserts.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Gijon and surroundings

Reference information
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Gijon
♥   Restaurant 'Café Gijón' Gijón. Type - Traditional cuisine. 0.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'V. Crespo' Gijón. Type - Traditional cuisine. 0.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Ciudadela' Gijón. Type - Traditional cuisine. 0.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Auga' Gijón. Type - Traditional cuisine. 0.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'El Cencerro' Gijón. Type - Traditional cuisine. 0.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'La Salgar' Gijón. Type - Traditional cuisine. 2.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'La Pondala' Gijón. Type - Traditional cuisine. 2.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Los Nogales' Santurio. Type - Traditional cuisine. 5.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Casa Gerardo' Prendes. Type - Modern cuisine. 8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'El Asador de Abel' Argüelles. Type - Traditional cuisine. 17.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Unique sights around Gijon

Fantastic Forest of Cantabria

From the series “10 Natural Wonders of the World”
One of the main natural attractions of the region is the mountain range Picos de Europa. The area around the range is now declared a nature reserve. The unusually picturesque forest grow on the slopes. Hundreds of rare species of plants and flowers have miraculously survived there. Travelers who decide to visit one of the most beautiful regions of Spain are offered a choice of a huge number of exciting hiking and cycling trails. It’s amazing to visit the Cantabrian forest in winter. … Read further

Playa de Cuevas del Mar

From the series “The Hidden and Hard-To-Reach Beautiful Beaches”
The stretch of the beach is about 300 meters. Cuevas del Mar is covered with the soft and incredibly beautiful snow-white sand. Many travelers strive to visit this area at high tide to watch as the rising waters fill the void in the rocks. During the low tide, the guests can look at stone and limestone rocks in all their details, whose unique peculiarities have led to the formation of the unusual landscape. … Read further
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New Projects by Holiday Inn in Europe Revealed

Although the hospitality business is down everywhere, IHG Hotels & Resorts doesn’t plan to stop and continues opening new hotels in different parts of the world. This time, the internationally famous hotelier signed 11 Holiday Inn Express hotels in Europe. These hotels will open in 2021 and coming years. Such an aggressive expansion is a part of the global strategy of the Holiday Inn Express brand in the region. Read this

11.04.2021

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Cuisine and restaurants in the neighbours of Gijon

Travel notes on best cuisine and restaurants of Gijon (Spain) on OrangeSmile.com. Famous recipes and traditional dishes and courses in Gijon restaurants. Where to eat - our recommendations on popular places in Gijon, where you can taste delicious meal and also spend a good time with your friends.
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