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Gijon Travel Guide, Spain

Gijon, Travel Guide – General Information

The Kingdom of Asturias, established in the Middle Ages, turned with the passage of time into an autonomous community in the kingdom of Spain, called the Principality of Asturias. The most important city of this region is Gijon, situated along the Asturias coast. This historical town is made up of 26 districts or administrative divisions and is divided into four big areas, named according to their geographical position.

Gijon, Travel Guide – Transportation

Gijon Travel Guide will facilitate your travel to this place. If you prefer the comfortable variant of driving your personal car up to this amazing region of Spain, then you should follow the A-66 motorway (Ruta de La Plata) and the AS-1 (Autovía Minera). By train, you can leave Madrid, Barcelona or Alicante and head your “steps’ to the beautiful region of Asturias. If you are traveling from another continent or your journey takes longer than 5 or 6 hours, you should definitely choose the airplane. Airport of Asturias, with cheap local and international flights, is located in the municipality of Castrillon, just half an hour from downtown.

Once arrived here, this beautiful town will give you the possibility to visit it from one part to the other, by offering a modern service of subway, called Metrotren.

Gijon, Travel Guide – Main Attractions

It is also Gijon Travel Guide that will give you all the information necessary for you to have a perfect stay in this amazing town. For example, it will tell you that in summertime, the Playa de San Lorenzo, the most popular beach of the city is crowded with locals and tourists, so the best choice should be spring. It is also during this season that right on the opposite this beautiful sea, the greenest hills in Spain will mesmerize you.

Among the most famous points of interest, the Atlantic Botanic Gardens in Spain is the most visited. It represents a surprise for everyone who expects to see the characteristics of a traditional botanic garden, as it has nothing but unconventional areas and shows.

Other interesting attractions that will help you discover the uniqueness of this culture are: Bahia de Gijón Casino, Barjola Museum, Campa Torres Archaeological and Nature Park, Clock Tower and Evaristo Valle Museum Foundation.

Once the trip is over, don’t leave these Latin landscapes without spending several days in the neighborhoods! Just gather some information from Bilbao Travel Guide and Zaragoza Travel Guide and continue your discovery.

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