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Gijon Nightlife, Spain

Gijon is a wonderful city of Spain that offers a wonderful nightlife. There are many famous nightlife places to visit, and most of them are located along and just off the beach. These beachside bars are open all night for you, after which you can have a quiet breakfast in any one of the cafes.

All bars are different here, heralding more of Spanish music. If you are lucky, you may be able to see people dancing salsa and other Latin dances in some of these bars. Be ready for crowds as all Spanish bars are usually crowded.

The streets and plazas of most of Gijon’s neighborhoods are lined with bars and pubs. You can visit these places and have a few drinks, chat with friends and locals and even take to the dance floor till the early hours of dawn.

The best time to experience Gijon nightlife are Friday and Saturday nights. This is when you find the clubs, bars and pubs of Gijon flowing with locals and students all anxious for a great time out.

Four nightlife zones of Gijon

There are basically four important nightlife zones in Gijon. The La Arena is a zone where you find pubs in front of the beach and far off from the old town. The crowd here is a young one in the range of 15 to 20 years.

The most important zone of Gijon is ‘La Ruta’ where you find lots of pubs, which are located near the town area. The ‘Poniente’ is a nightlife zone found near La Ruta and Cimadevilla with more of nightclubs catering to older people above the age of 25.

‘Cimadevilla’ is famous as the oldest nightclub zone of the city where you will find that the music here is not similar to the music found in other zones. You don’t actually get to listen to Latin and dance music here; instead, there is more of Spanish, international pop and rock music and other sounds.

No dress codes to follow

Wherever you go to spend your nightlife in Gijon, you need not worry about any dress code as there are no dress codes here to follow. It is up to you to choose the zone you wish to visit depending on your interests, age, music and your preferences. However while trying out the zones, you will find that these separate zones have different groups  of people with various styles.

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