FREE TOUR GIJÓN

The best option to discover the city in an economical way.

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What does the Free Tour Gijón consist of?

Possibly your best option to get to know Gijon in a fun and authentic way.

Free Tours through the center of Gijón

A moment of culture and fun for everyone.

Enjoy your free tour in Gijón as a couple, with friends or in a group!

Free tours of Gijón are the perfect excuse to take some time to learn more about Spain’s cultural heritage.

The free tours Gijón are free tours organized by guides that show the most emblematic tourist sites of a town or city. These tours are usually done on foot.

While there are several options and types of free tours in Spain, most are usually tours that include approximately 10 to 12 people. and last between 1 and 3 hours depending on the planned itinerary.

In any case, always check the detailed information we provide to know all the details of your free tour: schedules, cancellation policy, meeting point and all the information you need to make the most of your experience without having to worry about anything.

What to see and do in Gijón?

If one is looking for some of the most beautiful places in northern Spain,Gijón is among the first places. It is located within the Principality of Asturias and is the most populated municipality in the region. Especially famous for its maritime district called Cimadevilla, its coastline facing the Cantabrian Sea and the beautiful views it offers during the Camino de Santiago, certified as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

– Atlantic Botanical Garden:The Atlantic Botanical Garden of Gijón is located in the Isabel la Católica Park, in the center of the city. It was founded in 1855 by Dr. Tomás Muñiz and his wife María Antonia López, who had the idea of creating a public space where people could enjoy the plants and gardens. Over the years, the garden has been expanded and improved, and today it is a beautiful place where you can stroll, relax and learn about plants and nature.

– St. Peter’s Church: San Pedro Church is a catholic church located in the city of Gijón in Asturias, Spain. It was built in the 14th century and its main facade faces south. The church has a Latin cross plan with three naves separated by pillars. The central nave is higher than the lateral ones and is illuminated by a rose window. At the back of the church there is a cloister with pointed arches.

– Museum of the People of Asturias: The Museum of the People of Asturias is located in Gijón in the province of Asturias. It was founded in 1884 by archaeologist Julio García and has been open to the public ever since. In the museum you can see exhibitions on the history, culture and traditions of the Asturian people. There is also a library and a historical archive that are used by researchers and students.

Itinerary

We will meet at the chosen time in one of one of the most iconic places in Gijón: the Marina.
With the sailboats of the port as a backdrop, we will review the history of this city of Celtic origin that passed through Roman and Christian hands, without giving up its freedom.

Strolling along the pier we will arrive at the Revillagigedo Palace the first stop of this free tour of Gijón. This majestic 18th century palace has a peculiarity; although its two towers look like twins, one of them is 300 years older. In front of it we will find the statue of a knight carrying a cross. Can you tell us who it is? It is about Don Pelayo, the first Asturian King and a figure very dear to the Asturians.

The tour of Gijón will continue in the fishermen’s neighborhood of fishermen’s neighborhood of Cimadevilla a place that condenses the purest essence of Gijón. We will feel how the seafaring airs of the neighborhood intermingle with the Roman vestiges of its streets, the oldest in the city.

From Cimadevilla we will continue our walk towards the coast. We will contemplate how the San Lorenzo Beach merges with the sea while we stroll along the famous Gijón Wall a wide avenue that runs parallel to the Bay of Biscay and connects the two ends of the city center. In addition, we will take the opportunity to reveal some curiosities about this mythical street.

The last stop of the free tour will be the elegant Plaza Mayorthe perfect scenery to say goodbye after two hours discovering the main attractions of Gijón.

Meeting Point and Duration

The meeting point for the free tour Gijón is Puerto Deportivo de Gijón. The estimated duration is two hours.

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