Santa Catalina Headland (Cerro de Santa Catalina), Gijon
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Enjoy uninterrupted views of the deep blue Cantabrian Sea from Santa Catalina Headland (Cerro de Santa Catalina), a park perched high above Gijón and the sea. This park is a great place to enjoy a walk or picnic amid sweeping views of the surrounding mountains, town, and sea. Strolling through the expansive green space, you'll find an ancient fort and the iconic Elegy to the Horizon (Elegio del Horizante) sculpture by Eduardo Chillida. Kids will enjoy the play area, especially the jungle gym shaped like a traditional fishing boat, complete with masts. Enjoy a meal at the on-site cafeteria. Santa Catalina Headland (Cerro de Santa Catalina) is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our custom trip planner, Gijon Edition.
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  • Is a unique site in Cimadevilla ancient area of Gijón, which is situated between the fishing port and the beach of San Lorenzo, was formerly a military arsenal, has stunning views, ideal for walking in any season of the year,
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  • The place is beautiful... the views from there are precious but also amazing acoustics, is attached as Figure picks up the shocking sea sound position in the middle. In addition binds is a pleasant and affordable ride with trucks. And it is within walking distance of the Centre, full of Nice shops.
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  • It is a great way to position yourself and become aware of the city and the port. Panoramic views to the sea, the beach of Gijón and the port. A good walk, which is done in half an hour at a relaxed pace. Perfect to whet appetite and end up taking something near the port
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