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Historic Old town.

A relatively small area but it is the historic old town and a must to stroll round with lots of... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
William H
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
via mobile
Nice place to stroll

Loads of restaurants and bars in each square. It's a very nice quiet place with some shade to... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2018
travellingsloths
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Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

A relatively small area but it is the historic old town and a must to stroll round with lots of photo opportunities. Easy to get about with lots good bars and cafes in the area. On a headland between the two big beaches and nearby...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank William H
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Loads of restaurants and bars in each square. It's a very nice quiet place with some shade to escape the beach heat. Highly recommend if you are in Gijon already.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank travellingsloths
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

Took a walk starting at.the Marina and was amazed at how compact everything was including the cliff top walk, batteries, sculptures, etc. Very touristy.in that so many bars & restaurants but pleasant in June. Who knows July/August.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Sandra L
Reviewed 30 October 2017

If you arrive in Gijon, make sure to take at least 1 hour to get acquainted with the old town that makes it a charming place to visit. The port is also part of the old town, and from there you can wander the narrow...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank AndaLibra
Reviewed 10 August 2017

The Cimadevilla neck of the city is great to walk about in, with the narrow streets of the old town, the big cider bottle sculpture, and the port area all points of interest. There are also fantastic views of the sea and the coast. We...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 3 July 2017

Narrow streets, dark alleys , bars and cafes for all tastes. You can wander around here easily as it's quite a confined area , just get lost and then find yourself again.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank tezpil
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Gorgeous part of town. One side the harbour, on the other side the San Lorenzo beach. Lovely sidrerías and plenty of food on offer. But not too big and easily covered.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank BryanLuna
Reviewed 16 November 2016

A pleasant area to walk around including the gardens taking you to the top and the older medieval area of the city. It takes you from the playa de Lorenzo around to the Puerto Deportivo.

Date of experience: November 2016
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