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Dec 16, 2018
“Beautiful lighthouse with nice views”
May 30, 2018
“great views, worth the effort”
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Galea Errepidea, 48993 Getxo, Spain
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Faro de la Galera is a lighthouse located in the surroundings of Getxo, a town near Bilbao, in the North part of Iberian Peninsula. You can walk in a little excursion from Getxo until the lighthouse, from where you can see very beautiful views of the cliffs and the coast. You
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I try to walk all the way there every time I go to Getxo. The lighthouse is rather small but can be viewed from afar. The walk is easy on paths, but be prepared to walk for a while. The path there has excellent views.
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Visited on a blustery day early March and it was a pleasant walk round the headland past the lighthouse. Surprisingly, the lighthouse is further inland than I expected - it’s also smaller than you might imagine and there’s no access into the building or grounds. We drove and
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