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Playa de San Lorenzo, Gijon

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Stroll along the sandy shores of Playa de San Lorenzo while enjoying views of Gijón’s historic old center. This urban beach stretches almost 1,600 m (1 mi) on the Bay of Biscay, offering a prime location for walking and water sports. Hike down the beach at low tide for an impressive look at the cityscape, or head to one of the many surf schools to try your hand at surfing the waves. The beach’s western end is anchored by the beautiful San Pedro church, which can be toured for free. Using our custom trip planner, Gijon attractions like Playa de San Lorenzo can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Professional rescue, fine sand and police surveillance. A highly recommended urban beach. In the center of the city. Restaurants and all the necessary services!
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  • Every time we come to Gijón we do several beatings daily and it is a beautiful beach. Great for walking or sports. Lots of activity every day, surfing, children's sport... and for animal lovers in the afternoon it is filled with doglovers that enjoy a lot!
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  • Beautiful beach with small surfable waves !
  • An iconic place of Gijon. A gorgeous large beach with lovely sand. Plenty of restaurants and shops near by. In summer gets crowded. It's 1 km long.
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