Toral de Merayo, La Calleja 1
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Toral de Merayo, La Calleja 1

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A nice stroll from the city of Ponferrada to the little town Toral de Merayo encounters this pass with a nice sahdow to rest of the heat of the way

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A: Ponferrada, vista desde el Pajariel

by Diego Rodriguez Regalado, 1.6 km away

Ponferrada, vista desde el monte Pajariel

Ponferrada, vista desde el Pajariel

B: Ponferrada, vista desde el Pajariel 2

by Diego Rodriguez Regalado, 2.0 km away

Ponferrada, vista desde el monte Pajariel

Ponferrada, vista desde el Pajariel 2

C: Pasarela Río Sil Ponferrada

by Diego Rodriguez Regalado, 2.6 km away

Pasarela Río Sil Ponferrada

Pasarela Río Sil Ponferrada

D: Antiguas Cocheras Renfe en Ponferrada

by Diego Rodriguez Regalado, 2.6 km away

Antiguas cocheras abandonadas de Renfe en el barrio de La Placa, Ponferrada, El Bierzo, León

Antiguas Cocheras Renfe en Ponferrada

E: Vintage Cars Rally

by Henry Alvarez, 2.8 km away

The vintage cars rally is celebrated every year at the end of the "radio week", starting in Barcelona...

Vintage Cars Rally

F: Ponferrada Railroad museum

by Susana Lopez Fernandez, 2.9 km away

This is a museum dedicated to the history of narrow-railroad machines. Those machines played an impor...

Ponferrada Railroad museum

G: Niebla en el Sil - Ponferrada

by Diego Rodriguez Regalado, 3.0 km away

Niebla en el Sil - Ponferrada

Niebla en el Sil - Ponferrada

H: Ponferrada Castillo Templario Torre De Monclin

by Henry Alvarez, 3.3 km away

A view of the inside court of the Templar Kinghts' Castle in Ponferrada

Ponferrada Castillo Templario Torre De Monclin

I: Castillo Templario de Ponferrada

by Diego Rodriguez Regalado, 3.3 km away

Castillo Templario de Ponferrada

Castillo Templario de Ponferrada

J: Ponferrada Templars' Castle in the fog

by Henry Alvarez, 3.3 km away

The Castle of the Templar Knights in Ponferrada veiled by fog, usual in winter

Ponferrada Templars' Castle in the fog

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