When it comes to visiting Santander, we must take into account that distances are not that long.
By walking you will be able to make the most of the city, see museums, monuments and enjoy its spectacular views… If you prefer, there are other options as taking public transport, the tourist bus or hiring a bike, among others.
IN ONE DAY
We will devote our first day to visiting the essential places in Santander.
Río de la Pila Funicular
Ntra. Sra. de la Asunción Cathedral
Visit to the Church and the Cloister
Alfonso XIII Square. Banco de España, Post Office, CIAMS Interpretation Centre
Visit its archaeological site
Promenade. One of the “Most Beautiful Bays in the World”
Reina Victoria Avenue. Amazing viewpoint above the Bay
La Magdalena Peninsula
Beauty and Glamour
Cantabrian Maritime Museum
IN TWO DAYS
On the second day we can visit museums, go deeper into the city centre, walk around Las Llamas Park or contemplate impressive views from Mataleñas and Cabo Mayor Lighthouse.
Menéndez Pelayo Library
MAS. Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art
La Esperanza Market
Este Market – Shops, exhibitions and Archaeology and Prehistory Museum
Las Llamas Atlantic Park
The lung of the city
Cabo Mayor Lighthouse Impressive views
IN MORE DAYS
Now that we know the most important points of the city, we can spend our time in discovering its outskirts and outlying districts.
Alameda. 750 metres of entertainment, shops and restaurants.
Barrio Pesquero. Sea gastronomy and catering trade.
Coastal Interpretation Centre
La Virgen del Mar
For nature lovers
A tour around the Bay on board a Regina.
This boats cross to the towns of Somo and Pedreña throughout the year. There are also longer trips covering the entire Bay. Price: From €2.40 to €9.
Pedestrian route going from El Sardinero up to CaboMayor Lighthouse. You will contemplate astonishing cliffs and beaches while enjoying the Cantabrian Sea breeze.
The North Coast
Route from Cabo Mayor Lighthouse to La Virgen del Mar. The wildest coastal nature is mixed with the most traditional rural area. It can be covered on foot, by bike or by car.