The town's history dates back to Roman times. The earliest records of Gijon can be found in the fifth century when a settlement developed at Campa Torres and then moved coastward to what is now the city's thriving port.

hotels nearby

map and directions

San Lorenzo Beach

beach, sports

Botanical Atlantico Garden

botanical garden

Laboral City of Culture

largest building

Santa Catalina Hill


Gijón Aquarium

5000 species

Campo Valdes Roman Baths

4th century

Railway Museum

railway heritage

Monument to the Mother of Migrants

broze sculpture

Museum of Asturias Pueblu

arts, ethnographic

San Pedro Church

15th century

Estona beach

small beach

Summer Villa Romana

roman ruins

Jovellanos Birthplace Museum

18th century