To just 15
minutes in car of our guest house the city of Santander is found.
A little history:
During Alfonso's reign 13TH Santander
became the residence of spend the summer vacation favorite of the cut.
In 1908 the city built and it gave away to the monarch the Palacio de la
Magdalena. Currently continues being a tourist significant enclave of
the north of Spain, with beaches as that one of The Sardinero (2 km of
length) or that one of the Peninsula of the Magdalena, that attract to a
good visitors number, coming from, mostly, of other Spanish communities
although in the ultimos years the foreign public also starts to enjoy
they via the Ferry or via flights of the compañia Irish Ryanair.
is a city situated next to the sea, at one end of the broad bay of the
same name. While surroundings have been industrialised, the centre
continues being ideal to stroll for a group that gathers sport docks,
beaches and parks perfectly cares.
The city of Santander has
survived to several catastrophes; the latest one the terrible fire of
1941, that it dragged with the old quarter. Some theirs have been
rebuilt with detail and its heart is in the docks. There rob ferries and
of there go out boats of payment that they go towards villages of
Pedreña and Somo.
Tourism in Santander:
The monumental area, where the majority of the
museums and official buildings are concentrated, begins in the Paseo
Pereda and it ends compared to the House-museum and Library Menéndez
Gardens of Pereda, in memory of the writer costumbrista,
and its avenue are faced to docks and to the sea. Businesses, naval
effects shops and consignatarios of warships remember the period of West
The square of Pombo, hedged about with aristocratic
houses – between them the Actual Boat races Club –, and the Plaza
Porticada are of compulsory visit. The oldest monument of Santander is
the cathedral. Is laid down on a Roman stratum and it holds the original
church of the thirteenth century.
Its most emblematic beaches:
Santander has numerous
beaches, but the most emblematic one is the beach of the Sardinero,
flanked for the Phase of football of “the Racing of Santander” . The
beach is an arenal of almost three kilometers that it begins in the
Avenida de La Reina Victoria, to the height of La Magdalena, and it ends
compared to the Chiqui. Is toured in two hours for Paseo Marítimo.
the way involved the beach of The Pusher, call thus for a patterned
rock for the sea that remembers to the animal, and we arrived at La
First. It put on in fashion there for 1847, as ideal place to take the
salutíferos ’bathrooms of waves’.
La Plaza de Italia is the
important point of the avenue of The Sardinero. It is set of buildings
of the ‘belle époque’ including the Great Casino, inaugurated in 1916.
La terrace of the restaurant Rhin is ideal to enjoy a starry night of
summer. The avenue continues for "La Segunda" until ending in the Avenida
La gastronomy of Santander is ‘seaworthy’. Restaurants
do good products use great quality: seafoods, flat fishes, deep-sea or
of rock, and excellent chipirones ‘maganos’, among others