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Playa de San Lorenzo, Gijon

4.3
#1 of 160 in Outdoors in Asturias
Must see · Beach · Nature / Park
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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  • Always one of my favorite hang out spots to chill in Gijon, Asturias (from 2012 to 2016), whenever I want to escape my city life from nearby Oviedo, especially when the Sun is up! I had some good...  more »
  • Very pretty and clean beach - the tide comes in very quickly . Easy walk into the town and bars and restaurants . Lots of swimmers and wind surfing . Sunny and warm in early October  more »
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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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