‘Carnaval’ is to Spain as Halloween is to the US and UK. A chance to get dressed up as a monster or your favourite super hero.
And in Gijón, it’s another excuse to take a stroll along the waterfront and loiter at the main sidrerias (cider bars), for niños to claim the streets as their own.
More from Gijon / Asturias (Northern Spain)
HIKING GIJÓN’S COASTAL PATH ~ THE JOY OF WINTER SUNSHINE
MOVING TO GIJÓN, ASTURIAS (NORTHERN SPAIN) & WHY I LEFT BARCELONA
CELEBRATING LOVE AND LIFE IN NORTHERN SPAIN ~ A PHOTO JOURNAL
WHAT TO EAT & DRINK IN ASTURIAS, NORTHERN SPAIN ~ A FOODIE’S GUIDE
ESSENTIAL THINGS TO DO AND SEE IN ASTURIAS, NORTHERN SPAIN ~ AN INSIDE GUIDE