"GIJON- ASTURIAS A NATURAL PARADISE" Top 5 Page for this destination Gijón by Hosell

Gijón Travel Guide: 90 reviews and 275 photos

This is PRINCIPADO DE ASTURIAS (Principality of Asturias),are located in the north of Spain,has borders with Cantabria,Castilla-Leon and Galicia.
The largest cities are OVIEDO, where are located the Parlament and is the capital,GIJON and AVILES.
Here you can find very historic cities and the best National and Naturals Parks in Spain!!.Is where you can see some of the tallest Montains is Spain,we called the spanish Switzerland!.And also has a lot of lakes.In the area you'll find some nice ski resorts.

GIJON is the second largest city.

You can see in this picture a view at a new park in Gijon with beautiful sculptures.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Landscape,friendly people and food!
  • Cons:Rains often.
  • In a nutshell:Welcome to the GREEN SPAIN!
  • Last visit to Gijón: Apr 1998
  • Intro Updated Aug 31, 2005
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  • traveldave's Profile Photo
    Dec 10, 2007 at 6:54 AM

    Gijon looks like a wonderful area, with beautiful countryside and charming little towns. And San Lorenzo looks like a pleasant city.

  • karenincalifornia's Profile Photo
    Jun 30, 2007 at 7:01 PM

    Gorgeous, gorgeous photos! Terrific tips. And such beautiful blue skies during your trip! I will absolutely love this area. And I will be sure to go to La Fabada.

  • pabertra's Profile Photo
    Dec 3, 2004 at 6:39 AM

    Manuel~~I never cease to be amazed by how diverse Spain is! Thanks for another one of your outstanding virtual tours to places I may only get to see on VT in my lifetime. Your friend~~Paige

  • Trekki's Profile Photo
    Oct 17, 2004 at 10:04 AM

    Ah - even more info on the mountains in Asturias ! And much more to see and explore when I visit the Picos de Europa :-)) So beautiful !

  • deecat's Profile Photo
    Sep 8, 2004 at 6:27 PM

    Wow, Manuel, no wonder you have a "5" already! Restaurant tip is awesome. Promenade, lakes, snow, villages, park, architecture, tower, school, catedral, and hotel...wonderful.

  • Jan 2, 2004 at 9:48 AM

    Una pagina estupenda!

  • micas_pt's Profile Photo
    Dec 23, 2003 at 3:22 PM

    I have never been to Asturias, but i hope i make it there in 2004. It is a beautiful part of Spain.

  • awayhome's Profile Photo
    Dec 23, 2003 at 2:37 PM

    you have a Wonderfull page! happy holiday=))

  • sim1's Profile Photo
    Nov 21, 2003 at 4:04 PM

    Beautiful page about this beautiful part of Spain Manuel! The mountains, the lakes, the villages and the coastline look so wonderful!

  • Beach_dog's Profile Photo
    Nov 7, 2003 at 12:06 PM

    Un ciudad que me gustaria visitar. Me gusta mucho la fabada asturiana :0) Muy buena pagina Manuel.


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