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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  • In addition to the district about the q is stands the hill which is a beautiful old quarter the own Hill deserves a walk for the views over the Harbour, town and beaches
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  • It is a nice Park with fantastic views of the beach of San Lorenzo and the port of Gijón. Very recommended visit to do is an idea of Gijón,
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  • It is a hill in the high part of the city which provides all Gijon. There are vestiges of the war civil.
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