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Cabo de Penas

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Even in dense fog it's impressive

I had driven almost to the door, when at last we saw the lighthouse. The weather was warm at the end of October this year so, at the sea, the fog was really dense. We'd looked... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Vollen, Norway
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Vollen, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had driven almost to the door, when at last we saw the lighthouse. The weather was warm at the end of October this year so, at the sea, the fog was really dense. We'd looked forward to wonderful sea views but that was not to be. What we experienced was an incredible walk along the cliff top on the... More 

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Province of Turin, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

If you find yourself wandering nearby, pay a visit to these cliffs. It is the northern point of Asturias and you can enjoy the view of all the coast.

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Tarragona, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

People in our hotel told us about this place and we decided to visit. It is a wonderful place especially in the sun. The view along the coast and out to sea is great. The fauna and flora are also beautiful. Great place to visit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2014

This is the most nothern point of Asturias. You can reach it from Gijon. It is a rather long road via Aviles. You get a large parking and casn go by footh about 200 mtrs to the rough clifs. You can read information about flora and fauna. There is also a lighthouse. There can be a lot of wind. Also... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2013

And even better climbing if you are prepared. The view is spectacular. Lots of birds and the occasional fishing vessel just off the point offer great photo opportunities.

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Hamburg, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2012

Having seen the nice beach in Gijon I was quite surprised about the cliffs and their roughness in Cabo Peñas. The start getting point of this spot is the lighthouse that you can see from far. It is still on duty. There is a big parking and also a restaurant which looks a bit used from the outside. So we... More 

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