Your group stay in Gijón
On the shores of the Cantabrian Sea in northern Spain, Gijón is an attractive destination to organize your group trip. Around the beach, it mixes a modern city, a historical heritage and a marina. On the practical side, the city of Gijón is easily accessible thanks to Asturias airport, only 40 kilometres away. This international airport offers direct flights to London, Lisbon or Munich. Your group can of course go there by road or train. If you come from Northern Europe, the ferry from England to Santander can be an excellent solution to reach Gijón. Gijón is a pleasant seaside resort. It has many hotels to welcome tourists. On the Groupcorner website, you will find a selection of hotels for groups. These hotels are perfectly equipped to organize your group stay. You will find something for every budget, from luxury hotels to budget accommodations. Depending on your preferences, you can choose hotels in the lively districts of Gijón or away from the city centre for a little more tranquility.
If members do not know Gijón, they will undoubtedly be seduced by discovering the largest city in Asturias. The first inhabitants of Gijón took up residence on the hill of Santa Catalina where today stands the Elogio del Horizonte, a monumental sculpture. From the top of this hill, your group members will enjoy a superb view of the Bay of Biscay and the Costa Verde. Together with the fishing district of Cimadevilla, it forms the old town of Gijón. Your group can stroll through the Roman remains, elegant buildings and fishermen's houses. Its network of alleys contrasts with the main arteries and green spaces of the modern city which, although it does not have as much character as the historic heart, does not lack charm. During your group trip to Gijón, your group will enjoy walking along the waterfront of this beautiful city with its beaches and marina. In the evening, many bars and restaurants open their doors to you. The opportunity to taste the local speciality, a light and non-gaseous cider.