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Gijon, Asturias, Spain

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How much money will you need for your trip to Gijon? You should plan to spend around €95 ($104) per day on your vacation in Gijon, which is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors. Past travelers have spent, on average, €25 ($27) on meals for one day and €7.75 ($8.42) on local transportation. Also, the average hotel price in Gijon for a couple is €128 ($139). So, a trip to Gijon for two people for one week costs on average €1,334 ($1,451). All of these average travel prices have been collected from other travelers to help you plan your own travel budget.

  • Average Daily Cost Per person, per day
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  • 2 Weeks Per person
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  • One Week For a couple
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A vacation to Gijon for one week usually costs around €667 for one person. So, a trip to Gijon for two people costs around €1,334 for one week. A trip for two weeks for two people costs €2,669 in Gijon. If you're traveling as a family of three or four people, the price person often goes down because kid's tickets are cheaper and hotel rooms can be shared. If you travel slower over a longer period of time then your daily budget will also go down. Two people traveling together for one month in Gijon can often have a lower daily budget per person than one person traveling alone for one week.

How expensive is Gijon? How much money do I need for Gijon?

How much does a trip to Gijon cost? Is Gijon expensive? The average Gijon trip cost is broken down by category here. All of these Gijon prices are calculated from the budgets of real travelers.

Accommodation Budget in Gijon
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The average price for one person for accommodation in Gijon is €64. For two people sharing a typical double-occupancy hotel room, the average price for a hotel room in Gijon is €128.

  • Accommodation1 Hotel or hostel for one person
  • Accommodation1 Typical double-occupancy room

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Typical prices for Accommodation in Gijon are listed below. These actual costs are from real travelers and can give you an idea of the prices in Gijon, but your costs will vary based on your travel style.

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Transportation Budget in Gijon
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  • The cost of a taxi ride in Gijon is significantly more than public transportation. On average, past travelers have spent €7.75 per person, per day, on local transportation in Gijon.

  • Transportation1 Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.

Flights to Gijon
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Rental Cars in Gijon
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Food Budget in Gijon
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  • While meal prices in Gijon can vary, the average cost of food in Gijon is €25 per day. Based on the spending habits of previous travelers, when dining out an average meal in Gijon should cost around €9.93 per person. Breakfast prices are usually a little cheaper than lunch or dinner. The price of food in sit-down restaurants in Gijon is often higher than fast food prices or street food prices.

  • Food2 Meals for one day

What did other people spend on Food in Gijon?

Typical prices for Food in Gijon are listed below. These actual costs are from real travelers and can give you an idea of the prices in Gijon, but your costs will vary based on your travel style.

  • Lunch for 2

Entertainment Budget in Gijon
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  • Entertainment and activities in Gijon typically cost an average of €9.97 per person, per day. This includes fees paid for admission tickets to museums and attractions, day tours, and other sightseeing expenses.

  • Entertainment1 Entrance tickets, shows, etc.

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Alcohol Budget in Gijon
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  • The average person spends about €11 on alcoholic beverages in Gijon per day. The more you spend on alcohol, the more fun you might be having despite your higher budget.

  • Alcohol2 Drinks for one day

Gijon On a Budget
Gijon Gijon, Spain
Gijon is a coastal city of the Asturias Principality of Spain. Known for its Roman past, museums, sculptures, and architecture, visitors have many opportunities to learn about Gijon's cultural and historic past. Given its location by the sea, the city is also skirted by a few nice beaches for a more leisurely getaway.
With a rich history dating back to Roman times, Gijon's sights revolve around architecture and museums significant to the city's past. The restored baths complex at Campo Valdes is especially unique-a public building which dates from the end of the 1st century A.D. The baths go hand in hand with the Campa de Torres Archaeological Site, a fortified settlement where Gijon keeps its Roman past alive. Both are a part of the seaport to the Ruta de la plata-an ancient pilgrimage path that crosses the west of Spain from north to south, with the Bay of Biscay at Gijon marking its northern point. The coastline here is also lined with a few nice beaches often frequented by visitors.

As far as museums go, a handful of Gijon's best include the Pueblu d'Asturies Folk Museum which preserves the heritage of the Asturian people, the Nicanor Piñole Museum which represents the works of an Asturian painter, and the Evaristo Valle Museum which honors the paintings and life of another local artist. Each one revolves around the importance of Asturian culture and how it has thrived in the arts over the years. Revillagigedo Palace is another such exhibition venue that also stands as an example of the region's Baroque 18th Century architecture. And then there is the Asturian Railway Museum-a fun place for those interested in the public railway history of Asturias.
The city of Gijon as a whole is the largest shopping center in the region of Asturias. Just walking around, you will come across a full range of shops and markets offering anything from local handicrafts to the more upscale boutiques. The Ecological and Crafts Market of Gijon is one such unique hub, created in an attempt to recover traditional local crafts and also promote ecological products that are environmentally friendly. You will find markets like these and more on the streets of Gijon, as well as plenty of opportunities for dining, and much to see in its historic neighborhoods and architecture. The Laboral City of Culture is another neat community to see, a creative center of 4,000 students and researchers housed in a mid-20th century building focused on art, design, and industry.

A city by the sea, Gijon has much to offer when it comes to water-related activities. Sailing, scuba diving, boat trips, sightings of sea birds, dolphins, and other marine life are all common for visitors drawn to the sea. There is also an Aquarium for those looking to get a closer look at the sea-dwelling animals, with a hands-on experience included in the tour. If you are interested in Atlantic flora and vegetation, the Atlantic Botanical Garden offers a wide range of activities including workshops and the occasional concert. Workshops, parties, concerts, films can also be enjoyed during the International Film Festival of Gijon.

Then there are, of course, Gijon's many beaches which can make for days of fun in the sun. San Lorenzo Beach located on Gijon bay is probably one of the most popular-good for swimming and well-equipped with toilets, showers, sunshades, hammocks for renting, and a nautical club. Estano Beach is another good spot if you are looking to avoid the crowds. It has a small beach of sand and gravel and a natural pool for swimming. Others include Poniente beach, Arbeyal beach, and El Rinconin or Cervigon Beach.
Food and Dining
As a city on Spain's coastline, Gijon is a place where seafood and fish are common staples. The Spanish word for seafood is "Marisco," and some popular shellfish shellfish include "centollo" or spider crab, "necoras" or velvet crab, "percebes" or goose barnacles, and mussels. Pulpo a feira is another common seafood dish of octopus prepared with oil, salt, and hot paprika. Then there are empanadas-pies made with traditional dough, then filled with onion, pepper, and some meat, usually tuna, veal, or seafood. Gijon is also known for its sweet treats. With the largest number of baker's shops per capita in the country, the city boasts some of the best cakes, pastries, and chocolate to be found in Spain. The region as a whole is also renowned for its cider, or sidra in Spanish. Pair this with some Gijon cocktails, tapas (appetizers), and pinchos (small snacks), and you will find yourself tasting some of the city's best.

Asturias Airport is located near Aviles and has easy access, about 30 minutes, by bus or car to and from Gijon. The airport has flights to and from London, Stansted, Amsterdam, Brussels, Lisbon, Milan and Rome, Basel, and Zurich, and various destinations in Germany. Within Spain there are flights to Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia, Malaga, Alicante, Palma de Mallorca, Sevilla, and the Canary Islands.

By train, one can travel to Gijon through the Spanish company RENFE.

By bus, the city can be reached via ASLA bus.

Travelers can also enter Gijon by car or by boat.


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1 Categories averaged on a per-item basis.
2 Categories averaged on a per-day basis.
For example, the Food2 daily average is for all meals for an entire day, while Entertainment1 is for each individual purchase.

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Travel Tips

Termas Romanas de Campo Valdes

By backpackguru
Head to the Termas Romanas de Campo Valdes. They were originally public bathes that were built near the hot springs in the area. They were originally constructed between the 1st and 4th centuries when the Romans occupied Gijon. Now you can enter them for the low cost of 4 euros. If you're there on a Tuesday, admission is free. While the hours of operation vary based on the season, the baths always close between 1pm and 5pm for Spanish siesta.

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