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Gijon: A Sustainable City

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For the people who truly believe that they have nothing to lose and the whole world to see are the ones who see traveling from a different picture. A trip should always be worth showing off and remembering the memories that you experienced. To make infinite memories and cherish them all your lives, trip Gijon is a must.

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Gijon, a city in Spain is the largest city and municipality in the autonomous community of Asturias. Since it is located on the Bay of Biscay, approximately 20 km north of Oviedo, the capital of Asturias, it is known for its alluring beauty and captivating scenic environment.

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Some ‘must-do’ things that one just cannot afford to miss when in Gijon are :

Paragliding over the Gijon Cliffs will surely give you goosebumps but also a lot of fun.

Fall in love with the taste of Asturian Gourmet Products

Starting the day with the scenic view and the right foot

Never miss the chance to try your hands on surfing

Embrace the lushest of Gijon

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Gijon is also a city that effectively boosts all the qualities it needs to maintain the sustainable environment. In Gijon both cultural and gastronomy, when merged together produce a highly-valued quality of life for its residents and a tourism model which is firmly based on quality and the satisfaction of its visitors.

Some of the strong points that have made Gijon a sustainable place and a biosphere destination are :

ENVIRONMENTAL COMMITMENT: Over 85% of the region is rural. The Atlantic Botanic Gardens are outstanding and unique on the Cantabrian Cornice and it is a place worth spending time.

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CULTURE AND TRADITION: It is a place which shares deep values, infinite activities and impactive museums. It also holds an Ecological and Crafts Market, where local traditional artisan culture is brought back o the spotlight.




SUSTAINABLE MOBILITY: The fleet of public transport has been designed to be completely accessible for people with disabilities, and is equipped with emission control devices, and uses biofuels.

Outstanding for its Quality: When it comes to quality Gijon is always shining on the top. It has been awarded the best quality tourist destination in 2012 by the Ministry of Industry Energy and Tourism in Spain and recognized for its work undertaken in 2014, Gijon tourism stands out for its solid foundations in areas of innovation, quality, and the environment.

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