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Gijón, Asturias, Spain -- also called Xixón -- is the largest city in the autonomous community Asturias in the north of Spain. More than two hundred seventy thousand people inhabit the city by the sea, which is situated on the Bay of Biscay. Gijón has a rich history; the ancient heritage is especially visible in the oldest part of the city, Cimadevilla. One of the highlights is the Campo Valdés Roman Baths in this quarter; they are considered to be the largest and most well-preserved baths in northern Spain. Most tourists come to Gijon for the culture and history, but some pleasant and sunny days on the beach are also possible in summer. The climate up in the north is a bit cooler during the summer months compared to the Spanish travel destinations by the Mediterranean Sea. The average daily maximum temperature ranges from twenty to twenty-three degrees Celsius from June to August. Travelers can expect around seven precipitation days monthly in summer.
There are numerous accommodations available, from inexpensive places such as Gijón, Asturias, Spain hostels and guesthouses to expensive, first-class hotels. Gijón, Asturias, Spain hostels are great places for young people who enjoy surfing; surf and skate courses for beginners are available. Especially in summer, the budget places like Gijón, Asturias, Spain hostels, can be booked out quickly. So think ahead and try to book your Gijón, Asturias, Spain as soon as possible to avoid disappointments.
Once you are in Gijon, do not forget to visit one of the numerous cider bars. Traditionally, the cider is poured from a height. A cosy evening with a bottle of cider and delicious local tapas is highly recommendable. The city hosts a variety of dining options as well, from traditional cooking to the innovative dishes made by well-known chefs. Fresh fish and selfish from the Cantabrian Sea are renowned and popular in the area. The old Laboral University of Gijón, in Spanish Laboral Ciudad de la Cultura, is about three kilometres east of the city centre. Nowadays it is a creative community for more than four thousand people who study and research in different fields. A one-hundred-seventeen-metre tower also belongs to the complex. It is the tallest building in Asturias and offers a great view on the city of Gijón. A stroll through the scenic Botanic Gardens, in Spanish Jardín Botánico, is perfect to relax and to observe the more than a hundred species of birds that gather around the gardens.
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