With a history that goes back to thousand years, Gijón is not stopping anytime soon to dazzle its visitors. As Asturia’s largest city, this industrial city is the face of gritty coal-mining and iron-producing place. Yet, Gijón is also a shining city with no shortage of verdant greenery, parks, gardens and country paths. It’s not a quaint fishing port, but a full force- maritime wonderland full with beaches of all sizes, aquarium, and a marina. Brimming with adventurous spirit, it is a superb destination for those who want to combine culture, gastronomy, beach and outdoor pursuits. To capture the summer mood ala Gijón, be sure to bring your sunblock and of course, SweetEscape!