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Gijón Destination Guide

Delve into Gijón in Spain!

Gijón in the region of Asturias with it's 277,554 residents is a city in Spain - some 238 mi (or 383 km) North-West of Madrid, the country's capital.

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Current time in Gijón is now 01:05 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Madrid" with an UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Porto, Villaviciosa, Sariego, Salamanca, Roces or Bilbao. While being here, make sure to check out Verina, Vega, Tremanes, Sotiello, Somio and Gijón as well. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Abend in Gijón D - GUIASTUR

03:40 min ( October 22, 2011 by guiastur)
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Rula de Gijón - GUIASTUR

01:06 min ( October 31, 2011 by guiastur)
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Uno de los 2 puertos deportivos de Gijón, la ciudad más grande del Principado de Asturias. Hecho por GUIASTUR ( Visitas guiadas en Asturias en español, inglés, francés, ...

BCNSwing en Gijón

06:49 min ( August 26, 2012 by mrreivaj)
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Exhibición de baile de un Grupo de BCNSwing en el Paseo de Begoña (Xixón - Asturias) con clase abierta de la profesora Maien. Gente encantadora

La Queimada - Playa de San Lorenzo Gij...

03:59 min ( September 25, 2009 by John Blossom)
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La Queimada is an ancient tradition in Galicia, a midnight ceremony in which queimada, a fiery drink, is prepared from a liquor, lemon rind, sugar and coffee beans set on fire in a clay pot. I suspect...

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Operacion Triunfo Gijón

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Izal Gijón

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Entradas Cirque Du Soleil Kooza Gijón

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Interesting facts about this location

El Molinón

Estadio El Molinón is an association football stadium in Gijón, Asturias-Spain. The stadium is the home ground of Real Sporting de Gijón. The stadium's address is Parque de Isabel la Católica, 33390 Gijón.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 43.54, -5.66 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:1982 FIFA World Cup stadiums, Football venues in Spain, Gijón, Sporting de Gijón, Sports venues in Asturias

Castillo de Salas (ship)

The Castillo de Salas was a Spanish bulk carrier that was launched in Ferrol in August, 1980. It weighed over 50,000 tons, displaced over 100,000 tons of water, measured approximately 250 metres in length, 40 metres across the beam, and 14.5 metres in draft. It required a crew complement of 32.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 43.54, -5.66 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:1980 ships, 1986 in Spain, Maritime incidents in 1986, Maritime incidents in Spain, Ships built in Spain

El Musel

El Musel is a seaport located in Asturias, in the north of Spain, and in the middle point of the Cantabrian Sea coast it has the Port of Gijón which is a gateway to Europe through the A-66 Madrid-Asturias and Cantabrian highways, allowing direct access to the western and centre of the Iberian Peninsula.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 43.54, -5.66 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Asturias, Gijón, Port cities in Europe, Ports and harbours of Spain, Ports and harbours of the Atlantic Ocean, Transport in Asturias


Jove / Xove is one of the twenty-six parishes within the municipality of Gijón / Xixón, in Asturias, Spain, part of the West district of the city. Previously to be integrated in Gijón, Roces was one of the historical parishes of the city. Its population was 1,579 in 1995 and grew to 3,189 in 2012. Jove / Xove is located on the western coast of Gijón / Xixón. It borders the city in the east, and with the municipality of Carreño in the west. El Musel port is located in this district.

More reading: Jove/Xove homepage
Located at 43.54, -5.66 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Parishes in Gijón

Fresno (Gijón)

Fresno is a district (parroquia rural) of the municipality of Gijón / Xixón, in Asturias, Spain. The population of Fresno was 712 in 2003 and 597 in 2012. Fresno is a heavily industrialized area of Gijón / Xixón.

More reading: Fresno (Gijón) homepage
Located at 43.54, -5.66 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Parishes in Gijón