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Playa de Silgar

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La playa de Silgar o Sanxenxo, desde el comienzo llegando de Portonovo. Es una playa con bandera azul y muy concurrida en verano, aquí eran las 10 diez de la mañana.

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Nearby images in Northern Spain


A: Playa Baltar 2

by José Luis Eléxpuru, 280 meters away

Playa Baltar 2

B: Puerto deportivo de Portonovo

by José Luis Eléxpuru, 660 meters away

Vista del puerto deportivo desde la terraza del restaurante del mismo.

Puerto deportivo de Portonovo

C: Pasarela al Naútico

by José Luis Eléxpuru, 740 meters away

La pasarela que nos lleva al puerto deportivo de Portonovo con vista a la plaza de Baltar y puerto.

Pasarela al Naútico

D: Rotonda de Portonovo

by José Luis Eléxpuru, 770 meters away

La rotonda de Portonovo donde se celebra el mercado local.

Rotonda de Portonovo

E: Barcos en Portonovo

by José Luis Eléxpuru, 790 meters away

Una vista del puerto de Portonovo, en un día laboral del mes de Julio del 2011.

Barcos en Portonovo

F: Portonovo puerto

by José Luis Eléxpuru, 810 meters away

Vista del puerto de Portonovo desde una de sus calles cualquier día de Julio.

Portonovo puerto

G: Playa de Baltar

by José Luis Eléxpuru, 820 meters away

Comienzo de la playa de Baltar, saliendo de Portonovo hacía Sanxenxo.

Playa de Baltar

H: Parque Expiñeiro

by José Luis Eléxpuru, 850 meters away

En lo más céntrico de Portonovo, junto a las escuelas públicas, no encontramos con un parque lleno de...

Parque Expiñeiro

I: Molumento al Pescador

by José Luis Eléxpuru, 860 meters away

En la entrada al puerto de Portonovo no encontramos con el molumento al pescado.

Molumento al Pescador

J: Playa Paxari As

by José Luis Eléxpuru, 970 meters away

Playa Paxari As

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