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Espigon-de-Motrico

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Espigón de Motrico y puerto pesquero

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A: Escuela de Buceo en Motrico

by José Luis Eléxpuru, 180 meters away

Puerto de Motrico con la escuela de buceo de Javier Aguinaga

Escuela de Buceo en Motrico

B: Puerto de Motrico y construcción

by José Luis Eléxpuru, 190 meters away

Vista del puerto de Motrico y su nueva fase de ampliación del mismo.

Puerto de Motrico y construcción

C: Plaza-de-Churruca-en Motrico

by José Luis Eléxpuru, 530 meters away

Plaza de Churruca en Motrico

Plaza-de-Churruca-en Motrico

D: Mirador

by mikelmgm, 660 meters away

Mirador

E: Alcolea

by José Luis Eléxpuru, 710 meters away

Vista desde la casa Alcolea

Alcolea

F: Playa

by José Luis Eléxpuru, 2.4 km away

Vista de la playa de Deva desde el espigon.

Playa

G: Playa_centro

by José Luis Eléxpuru, 2.5 km away

Playa de Deva desde el hotel Aizea

Playa_centro

H: Puerto_Deva

by José Luis Eléxpuru, 2.6 km away

Pequeño puerto deportivo de Deva.

Puerto_Deva

I: Parque_Deva

by José Luis Eléxpuru, 2.7 km away

Parque en la arbolada de Deva.

Parque_Deva

J: Deba - Foruen Plaza

by Carsten Arenz, 2.7 km away

The Plaza Foruen is the main square in the middle of the town of Deba in the province of Gipuzkoa in ...

Deba - Foruen Plaza

This panorama was taken in Northern Spain, Europe

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