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Printable maps of Gijon

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Interactive maps of hiking and biking routes around Gijon

1. You can zoom in/out using your mouse wheel, as well as move the map of Gijon with your mouse.
2. This interactive map presents two modes: 'Biking Routes' and 'Hiking Routes'. Use the '+' button on the map to switch between them.

Railway and landscape maps of Gijon area

This Gijon map has two modes: 'Railway Network' and 'Landscape & Rural Map'. Use the '+' button on the map to navigate.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Gijon and surroundings

Spain - moving around the country

Spain has a very long railway network measuring about 18 thousand kilometers. The main routes are laid through the capital, connecting it with the most remote parts of the country. Trains in Spain are divided into several types depending on the speed and level of comfort. Travelling in the old type budget trains is a lot cheaper but it does not offer much comfort. However, all the average trains are usually equipped with soft seats and air conditioning. There are luxury trains with first class wagons and fashionable restaurants inside. One of these is the “Andalus Express”. You can get a discount on a railway trip by purchasing in advance, return tickets. There is also, in Spain, a well-developed network of electric trains. This option is much more economical, compared to usual trains. In the cities, trains run every half hour. … Open

Nature and parks of Spain

Picos de Europa Park is no less popular among fans of walking tours. There is a huge number of routes for trekking, mountaineering, and hiking trails. Different kinds of birds of prey, wild boars, Iberian wolves, and colonies of bats live in the gorges. The park is equipped with observation platforms, one of which, Fuente De, has a glass floor. You can climb it by the cable car. Another mountain park, Sierra Nevada, is known primarily for its ski resorts. On the territory of the park, there is also a Tibetan monastery, where believers make pilgrimages. … Open

Photogallery of Gijon sights

Our guide to Gijon

Cultural excursion through Gijon - things to see

The most important architectural landmark of the city is Gigon University that is still working now. This massive complex of ancient buildings strikes with its elegance and grandeur. Built in the middle of the last century, the architectural complex covers an area of ​​27 hectares. In addition to an abundance of beautiful buildings, there are small parks and tree-lined avenues, a walk through which will give a … Open

Cuisine and top restaurants

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 … Open

Traditions and mentality of Gijon

In addition to a variety of holiday items, a lot of interesting sweets and treats are sold at the market. The special Christmas delicacy is turron. On the eve of the New Year streets are decorated with aixames torches; they give the city a mysterious and romantic look. Talking about features of the local culture, we should definitely mention love for cider. The beautiful holiday is dedicated to the popular local … Open

Travel guide to Gijon

The most vivid example of the architecture of the 20th century is the Universidad Laboral de Gijon. This building complex was officially recognized as the largest in Spain. It occupies almost 11 hectares. The university was opened in 1946. Today, some of its historical buildings are reconstructed into cultural centers that are open for everyone. In the territory of the city, you can see several unique antique … Open

Advices for travellers

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. 8. Tourists aren’t … Open

Gijon sightseeing

However, this city is great not only for simple sunbathing. You will find here is a beautiful Museum of Bagpipes, Center of Art in Revillagigedo Palace, and Barjola (Museum of Modern Art). Corrida Street, which is allowed only to pedestrians, will also leave an unforgettable experience as it is dedicated to trading. Even the geographical position of Gijon has everything to become a successful tourist destination. … Open - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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