The City is developing a lucrative tourism industry based on the number of historical places which tourists can visit and enjoy. Well preserved Roman buildings and Museums, major investment into extending the port creating a new market for cruise tourism.
Gijon is located on the north Coast of Spain (Bay of Biscay). It boasts a varied network of museums which allow you to travel back throught more than 2.500 years of history. Gastronomic as it offers you The Cider Route, which enable you to discover how this product is made, from its origins in the apple right up until it reaches the table and leisure as Gijon´s commercial tradition is a tangible in its shopping precincts and markets. Moreover Gijón is one of the way stages on the northernmost of the pilgrimage roads to Santiago de Compostela.