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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  • Very cool the area where you will find the sculpture by Chillida. It has views of the city and you can see the coast of Asturias.
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  • If you live near the coast of Asturias, it is nothing special. For tourists coming from the plateau, is very nice especially the view from Hill, not so much the monument, which like art in general is of questionable taste. The atalaya has an old Tinderbox
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  • Fantastic view over the city, the sea, beaches, port, etc. Ideal for walking by its spacious green areas. Super-relajante excursion. The spectacular sculpture, in the slang of the village is known as the water of King Kong.
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