1 day in Gijón is a very small stay, but if you don't have more time, here we show you what to see in Gijón in one day. The essential.
What to see in Gijón in one day?
Visit Gijón in one day and knowing all the corners of the city is an impossible task. Our recommendation is to spend at least 3 days to be able to enjoy the city and all its environments, but if that is not possible for you, we are going to review a route to see Gijón in a fast way.
For a global vision of the city and given the short time you will stay in Gijón, take a FREE TOUR may be the best option. Remember that to do these routes through the city you do not have to pay anything, although it is advisable to give a tip according to the time and visit.
We begin our route in one of the most emblematic squares in Gijón. From the center of the Plazuela del Marqués we get beautiful views of the Revillagigedo Palace, he monument to Don Pelayo and the Leisure port, sports port. We begin our visit going up to the Cimadevilla neighborhood to the left of the Revillagigedo Palace. In the middle of the ramp we find ourselves on the right with the Collegiate Church of San Juan Bautista and in front with the Package House, current tourist office of the Gijón City Council.
We turn left down the rock stairs, where you can take a picture on the emblematic steps of Cimadevilla. We cross the street and turn left to continue along the Paseo del Puerto Deportivo until The Letronas, but not before making a stop at the cider tree.
Corrida Street and South Market
We left the sea behind and headed towards the italy square, beginning of the street cumshot that we will go through to the end. After reaching the Plaza Seis de Agosto we turn to the right to access the South Market, where you can regain strength with a good breakfast or a hot skewer. With our batteries charged, we cross the square again and go up Calle Fernández Vallín. On the left we leave the main Post Office and its lion-shaped mailboxes, on the right the Asturias Casino and in front of the facade of the Albeniz Theater, currently occupied by a fast food restaurant.
Begoña Walk and Wine Route
Once in the Begona walk, we meet him Jovellanos Theater and the Dindurra Coffee. Leaving the latter on the left, we continue along Calle Covadonga in the direction of the Saint Michael Square. Obligatory stop the facade of the st lawrence church. Once in the square, we enter Menéndez Valdés street, we cross the Parcheesi Square and through Merced street we enter the The Wine Route, where we will make a stop to have a wine and eat in one of its many restaurants and tapas bars.
The Church and San Lorenzo
After the meal, we headed towards the Basilica-Sanctuary of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (known as the church), where the 7.75 meter high statue that crowns the temple stands out. Opposite, the Jovellanos Public Library and the Old Jovellanos Cultural Center They close a beautiful architectural triangle. Again we headed towards the sea to walk parallel to the San Lorenzo Beach he wall walk through the pedestrian area in the direction of Puente del Piles. The return will be made through the sand, enjoying the Cantabrian Sea and the views of the seafront. On stair 2 we will go up the promenade again, leaving the Warsaw building, the old municipal fishmonger and the back of Gijon Town Hall.
Campo Valdes and Plaza Mayor
We arrive at Campo Valdes Square, the perfect place to have an ice cream with views of the sandy area of San Lorenzo and the St. Peter's Church. We finished our route heading towards the Main Square to, crossing it, return to the starting point.
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