Gijón Tourism

Visit Gijón - Best of Gijón

Gijón (/hɪˈhɒn/, /hiˈhɔːn/ or /xiˈxɔːn/, Spanish: [xiˈxon]), or Xixón (Asturian: [ʃiˈʃoŋ]) is the largest city and municipality in the autonomous community of Asturias in Spain. Early medieval texts mention it as "Gigia". It is located on the Bay of Biscay, approximately 20 km (12 mi) north of Oviedo, the capital of Asturias.

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This is a comprehensive travel guide for Gijón in Spain. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Gijón like a local. When planning a trip to Gijón, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Santillana Del Mar. Take a short trip from Gijón and set some time aside to explore the Santillana Del Mar. Dotted with places like Collegiate Church Of Santillana Del Mar, Museo Y Cuevas De Altamira, Museum Of The Inquisition; it will definitely be a good idea. Popular vacation packages of Gijón are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Gijón*

  • Pollution Statistics in Gijón

    Know the pollution level of Gijón before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 40.91 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 30 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 45 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 15 (Very Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 15 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 10 (Very Low)
  • Gijón: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Gijón for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Gijón.

    • Burglary and Theft 15 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 4.17 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 50 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 83.33 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 20 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 29.17 (Low)
  • Living in Gijón - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Gijón is 196.28 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 82.19 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 96.63 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 34.58 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 14 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 61.87 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 81.48 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 8.99 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 89.03 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Gijón

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Gijón

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.22 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.47 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 27.84 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 76.04 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 87.99 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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