Gijón Things to Do

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    Llanes. Walk down the 'Paseo...

    by Andares Written Aug 24, 2002

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    Llanes. Walk down the 'Paseo de San Pedro'. It is a short walk on the verge of the ocean, with grass and strong waves. Very relaxing. Gets kind of crowded on weekends.

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    Visit Picos de Europa. These...

    by Andares Updated Aug 24, 2002

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    Visit Picos de Europa. These are the main mountains of Asturias, and surrounding provinces of the north of Spain. This is a picture of one of the most famous mountains, el Naranco de Bulnes. It is famous because one of its sides is flat. I used a zoom to take the picture (just in case you were thinking I climbed all the way up there!).

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    Los Picos de Europa son uno de...

    by Rumbero Updated Aug 24, 2002

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    Los Picos de Europa son uno de los mayores conjuntos montañosos que existen en España. Con una extensión aproximada de 570 Km2. lo participan las provincias de León, Asturias y Cantabria. Los Picos están divididos en tres macizos: el occidental o del Cornión, ubicado entre los ríos Sella y Cares; el macizo central de los Urrieles, entre los ríos Cares y Duje; y el macizo oriental, o de Andara entre los ríos Duje y Deva.
    Lo más impresionante de este sistema montañoso es la abrupta orografía, que se manifiesta con los desorbitados desniveles, que oscilan desde los 80 m. sobre el nivel del mar del curso bajo del río Cares, hasta los 2.648 m. de Torre Cerredo. El nombre de los Picos de Europa parece que se lo dieron los antiguos marinos, que en su navegación de cabotaje les servía de referencia Los Picos de Europa cuentan con una importante red fluvial: el Sella, testigo de las luchas de los antiguos cántabros y astures, famoso por sus salmones y por el tradicional descenso, competición de piragüismo que se celebra en la primera semana de agosto; el Dobra, río majestuoso y casi desconocido que discurre por las majadas de Vegabaño y Carombo para entregar sus aguas al Sella al final del impresionante Desfiladero de los Beyos; el Cares, del que Victor de la Serna escribió 'bravo y fuerte como ninguno en el mundo', nace en la parte alta del valle de Valdeón y a
    partir de Corona inicia su abrupta descolgadura en la garganta divina; el Duje, que nace en Áliva y a partir de los invernales de Sotres inicia su encajonamiento entre la peña Main y la Sierra de Tielve hasta Poncebos donde se entrega al río Cares; el Deva que nace en Fuente de, recoge las aguas de la Liébana y se adentra en el espectacular desfiladero de la Hermida hasta Panes, en donde recibe al Cares.
    Hoy, y con la ampliación del antiguo Parque Nacional de la Montaña de Covadonga, que ocupaba parte del macizo occidental, ha pasado a ocupar los tres macizos, tiene una extensión de 64,660 Ha., se ha convertido en el mayor Parque Nacional de España y en uno de los mayores de Europa, y ha cambiado su nombre por el de Parque Nacional Picos de Europa. En cuanto a la fauna, la especie más representativa en los Picos de Europa es el rebeco, pero son el oso, el lobo y el urogallo las especies más carismáticas.

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    Esta es la playa de San...

    by Rumbero Written Aug 24, 2002

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    Esta es la playa de San Lorenzo. San Lorenzo es la playa mas visitada de todas playinas en Gijon. La playa esta dividida en escaleras numeradas. En las escaleras 10 hasta la 13 no se pude estar en el verano, de la gente que hay. Este sitio va tanta gente porque alli esta la casa de los salvavidas. El mar no es muy tranquilo, te puedes meter en el agua y andar un buen trozo para que te cubra un poco.

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    Beach and Promenade.

    by alectrevor Updated Mar 15, 2014
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    The promenade goes from east to west along the lovely sandy beaches for about 7 km [.Empty in Februrary 2014. ] Pleasant stroll from near rail station to city centre along Promenade.

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    Plaza Mayor

    by alectrevor Updated Mar 15, 2014
    Town Hall
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    In 1858 Andres Coella designed the town hall and arcaded square. Gijon has remains from Roman settlements and largest preserved Roman Baths in Spain.

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    Gijon Old Town

    by alectrevor Updated Mar 15, 2014
    Palace de Revillagigedo
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    The old quarter houses night life and cider places. Throughout the city , good cider places and restaurants display a wide range of tapas and excellant cuisine.

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    Marina and Prom

    by alectrevor Updated Mar 2, 2014

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    Gijon is a seaside town on the Cantabrico coastline of north Spain. A modern busy town with a big marina.

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    Old City Center

    by garridogal Written Nov 28, 2010
    Beautiful combination of architectural styles
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    Gijón's old section is a beautiful must-see. Located near the harbor it's evidence of how the city grew inward from it's rich water-based industry.

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    • Architecture
    • Historical Travel

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    SANCTUARY OF COVADONGA

    by Hosell Written Aug 25, 2002

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    And now lets to see some pictures taken at SANTUARIO DE COVADONGA.In your visit to Asturias don't miss visit this beautiful Santuary.Are located in the mountains close to Cangas de Onís.

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    LUARCA

    by Hosell Written Aug 25, 2002

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    Another place.not to be missed,during your trip to Asturias,is the beautiful city of LUARCA,located in the coastline.
    This is a view of the Luarca.coastline,taken from the cemetary.

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    This is a view of Llanes...

    by Hosell Written Feb 25, 2003

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    This is a view of Llanes Beach, the city where I stayed during my trip to Asturias.

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    • Diving and Snorkeling

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    And now we go to EXPLORE THE...

    by Hosell Written Feb 25, 2003

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    And now we go to EXPLORE THE COASTLINE!!.
    In this picture you can see the beautiful village of CUDILLERO.

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    Llanes. Again the 'Paseo de...

    by Andares Written Aug 24, 2002

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    Llanes. Again the 'Paseo de San Pedro'.
    These are my friends having a break at the end of the walk.

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