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Playa de San Lorenzo, Gijon

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Stroll along the sandy shores of Playa de San Lorenzo while enjoying views of Gijón’s historic old center. This urban beach stretches almost 1,600 m (1 mi) on the Bay of Biscay, offering a prime location for walking and water sports. Hike down the beach at low tide for an impressive look at the cityscape, or head to one of the many surf schools to try your hand at surfing the waves. The beach’s western end is anchored by the beautiful San Pedro church, which can be toured for free. Put Playa de San Lorenzo into our Gijon itinerary planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • The beach was really popular but large enough not to be over crowded, lots of bathers in the sea as well as surfers. We watched them cleaning the beach most mornings and were very impressed with the q...  more »
  • It was not a very good day for walking by the San Lorenzo beach because it was windy and cool and the sea was rough but it was nice to walk around  more »
  • This beach was a great surprise in our trip. Reminds me of my beach back in Portugal. Blue water, very calm and it is really near the city centre. Great to take a walk and enjoy the sun.  more »