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Highlights in Gijón
- Casco antiguo con encanto marinero
- The San Lorenzo beach
- Numerous parks and green areas
- Sidrerias autenticas
- La Semana Grande Gijon
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Prices and availability
Types of holiday rentals in Gijon
Would you like to book a holiday rental in Gijon to enjoy for a few days all the charms of the town and its beautiful beaches? On Holidu we have a great variety of cheap rentals in Gijon located very close to the promenade, especially in the area of Cimadevilla, the old town. Many of them with terrace. Ideal for couples, families with children or groups of friends who want to organise meals outdoors enjoying the views. In addition, if you come by car, you can choose a holiday rental with parking, so you don't have to waste time parking. Don't wait any longer to book a letting in Gijon for your next holidays and enjoy an unforgettable stay.Magnificent holiday homes with traditional charm
On Holidu you can also choose from a wide range of villas and country houses in Gijon, located mainly in the residential neighbourhood of Somio, between the Atlantic Botanical Garden and the beach. Without a doubt, one of the best areas of the city to stay if you travel with your family. Magnificent houses of traditional style built in stone that offer all the necessary services so that the traveller feels even better than at home. With wide exteriors and surrounded by a beautiful natural environment that invites you to relax and rest.Why book a holiday rental in Gijon?
Booking a holiday rental in Gijon offers the tourist the possibility of enjoying an attractive combination of seafaring flavour, modern urbanism by the sea, historical heritage and a wide range of leisure activities. In addition, its privileged location in the middle Costa Verde, between the east and the west of Asturias, offers the possibility to travel both along the coast and inland and enjoy the beautiful beaches of Llanes and Ribadesella, and the charming fishing villages of Lastres or Tazones. But also impressive natural landscapes such as the Picos de Europa, where forests, lakes and high peaks serve as a framework for numerous villages.
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The area and how to find your way around
Located in the central-upper zone of Asturias, only 28 km from Oviedo and 26 km from Aviles, Gijon is a beautiful coastal town of approximately 273,000 inhabitants that holds the capital of the council that bears the same name. Surrounded by the councils of Llanera, Villaviciosa, Corvera, Sariego, Carreño and Siero. It is part of a large metropolitan area that encompasses no less than 20 councils in the centre of the principality. Perfectly communicated by an extensive network of roads and railways. Its municipal district is located on a coastline of foothills of the Cantabrian Mountains, on the highest point of the hydrographic slope of the region. What are you waiting for to book your holiday rental in Gijon and enjoy the beauty of these landscapes?Casco antiguo: the purest seafaring essence
Gijon is located in a bay divided by the peninsula of Cimadevilla, where the old town is located, which separates the beach of San Lorenzo to the east, the marina, the shipyards, the beaches of Poniente and Arbeyal and the port of El Musel to the west. Its old town still breathes the essence of the sea, which gives it a great charm. Its renovated old buildings are home to numerous restaurants and leisure establishments, both day and night. The local port is also located in this area, where in addition to being able to observe a multitude of sports boats, the traveller can enjoy a wide range of nautical and leisure activities. To the north of the old town is the Plaza Mayor, surrounded by terraces, cider houses and souvenir shops. Do you already know in which area you want to book your rental in Gijon?The modern city: shopping and leisure centre of Gijon
The modern city awaits the traveller with a multitude of squares and green areas such as the Gardens of the Queen, of Begoña or of Nautical through which it is always a pleasure to stroll. A route of long and wide avenues flanked by beautiful buildings, among which the majestic Teatro Jovellanos stands out. Full of shops, cider houses and old cafes full of charm. On the other side of the river Piles, near the fairgrounds, is the residential district of Somio, with houses surrounded by beautiful gardens. The perfect area to rent a letting in Gijon if you travel with your family and are looking for a quieter place but without giving up the lively life that characterizes the city.
Types of travellers and activities
Gijon lives overturned in the sea, always present in its geography and in many of its activities. Its beaches are ideal for sunbathing and cooling during the summer, and for walking or fishing the rest of the year. The most popular is the beach of San Lorenzo, which is shaped like a shell. It has all kinds of services and equipment to enjoy a great day at the beach. In addition, in this same beach and in others of the locality it is possible to practice different sports and nautical activities, like diving or submarine fishing, and others in land such as rappel or climbing of cliffs.Gijon for those who are passionate about history
Gijon is a city that has played an important role throughout history, which is reflected in its great architectural and monumental wealth. If you spend a few days in it, do not miss the opportunity to visit the Cerro de Santa Catalina, the Palace of Revillagigedo, the Roman Baths, the Castro de Campa Torres, the Museo casa Natal de Jovellanos, the Evaristo Valle Museum, the Ethnographic Museum of the People of Asturias and the Casino de Asturias. However, the simple fact of strolling through its streets and being able to enjoy its seafaring flavour and its modernist buildings is already a real pleasure.
Did you know that Gijon has the first Botanical Garden of its kind in northeastern Spain? It has 30,000 plants of 2,000 different species classified in different environments: Cantabrian, vegetable factory, Historical Garden of the Island and Atlantic.
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Gijon has a great variety of natural spaces in its surroundings, but also within the city itself. Ideal places to relax and escape from the big city. One of the most important is the Isabel la Catolica Park. It occupies an area of 15 hectares and has a pond with lush vegetation, flower beds and flower beds. As well as various species of animals, including squirrels, geese, swans and peacocks.2. Go shopping in the shopping centres of Gijon
Gijon has a wide range of shopping centres that enjoy a wide variety of stores of all kinds and other entertainment options, such as cinemas, supermarkets, bars, cider houses, cafeterias, gyms. Some of the most important are Los Fresnos, San Agustin, La Calzada or Costa Verde. All this makes the town an ideal destination for lovers of shopping and modern life.3. Have a great time at Semana Grande Gijon
Gijon's Semana Grande (Big Week) is the town's patron saint festival and takes place during the first two weeks of August. During these days free daily concerts are held, both in the historic centre and on the beach, as well as a bullfighting fair, the International Trade Fair of Asturias, the Prima Dance on the beach of San Lorenzo and the well-known Restallon, an unloading of flyers that lasts about 15 minutes.4. Enjoy the lively atmosphere of its cider houses
As in all Asturias, cider is a true religion in Gijon, where the cider houses have been able to evolve without losing an iota of authenticity in the process. If you enter any cider house, you will find waiters who know how to pour cider like nobody else, in a very lively atmosphere. And between "culin" and "culin" a delicious ration of traditional cuisine. Zamorana, Casa Ataulfo, Chalana, Centenario and Lavaderu are some of the best in the city. Real institutions of the art of cider.5. Try the exquisite Asturian fabada
One of the star dishes of Gijon's cuisine is the fabada asturiana with chorizo, lacon and morcilla asturiana. But we can also find it combined with clams, game meats or spider crab. In addition, its fish and seafood dishes from the Cantabrian Sea are delicious and are used to make, for example, sea bream on the back, poplar in cider or tuna belly. All this, of course, washed down with a good bottle of cider.
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