Cantabria Travel Guide

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Santander

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358,1094,69

Potes

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55,150,9

San Vicente de la Barquera

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29,113,13

Comillas

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34,121,16

Laredo

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20,56,16

Santillana

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72,193,36

Somo

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6,18,1

Suances

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7,11,28

Castro-Urdiales

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10,44,2

San Sebastián

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11,29,0

Torrelavega

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7,30,7

Cóbreces

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1,6,1

Noja

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0,0,29

Liencres

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1,3,0

Unquera

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0,3,0

Tarriba

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Santoña

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2,23,2

Polientes

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0,3,0

Pechón

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0,3,0

Las Rozas

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0,3,1

Quijas

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0,0,2

Puentenansa

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0,1,0

Pozazal

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0,2,0

Loredo

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1,7,0

La Hermida

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0,1,1

Cervatos

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11,13,0

Cartes

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0,1,0

Carrejo

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1,4,0

Cades

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0,2,0

Cabezón de la Sal

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0,0,2

Santander

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  • Plaza del pescado Fish market

    Santander Things to Do

    Don´t miss a visit to the fish market!!Fish can not be fresher and with more colourful , you may see tuna fish, hake, sole fish,...No te pierdas una visita a la Plaza del pescado!El pescado no puede ser más fresco y de más colorido, puedes ver bonitos, lubinas, lenguados, "julias"...

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  • Hotel Bahia de Santander

    Santander Hotels

    The Bahía is a classic in the Santander hotel business. The building collapsed while undergoing...

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  • Bicicletas - Bicycle

    Santander Things to Do

    Tengo que poner este comentario al día pues ahora ya no son gratis las bicicletas .Si vas a pasar bastante tiempo en Santander puedes sacar un abono por 10 Euros , que sirve para todo el año , uno semanal por 5 Euros que permiten el uso de las bicicletas sin coste la primera hora y después hay que pagar 0,5 Euros por hora . El abono diario sirve...

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Potes

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  • Aliva-The Salud hermitage - La ermita de...

    Potes Local Customs

    The shrine of Our Lady of Health ( Salud ) in Aliva is in the middle of the central central massif of the Picos de EuropaDuring the winter is covered in snow, but in summer on July the 2nd they take up to the Virgin in procession, from a village called Pembes, where she spent the winter and they celebrate a pilgrimage The Virgin is in this chapel,...

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  • Casa Cayo

    Potes Hotels

    c/ Cántabra no. 6, Potes, 39570, Spain

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

  • Aliva

    Potes Local Customs

    We begin with an anecdote : In Aliva there is good pasture in summer and two villages fought over its possession Sotres (Asturias ) and Espinama (Cantabria ) , so they decided that they would leave the two villages with the cock crowing and the point where they should meet would define the boundary of the lands that correspond to each villageThe...

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San Vicente de la Barquera

Comillas

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  • A bit of everything

    Comillas Shopping

    This was like a grocery store plus. There was a fresh produce area where you could buy cheese and other fresh food items. However, they also had local food products wrapped up for travel. In the adjoining portion of the store, souvenirs were sold. And in the back section, leather goods and rugs could be found. I bought some candy to bring back to...

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  • Hosteria El Pomar - Novales

    Comillas Hotels

    Alfoz de Lloredo, Comillas, 39526, Spain

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Plaza Corro Campíos

    Comillas Things to Do

    While two of the girls went shopping the other two and I sat in this plaza. The sun was shining, people of all ages were enjoying the weather and it was a wonderful spot to sit and enjoy Comillas.These are the kind of moments I always relish.

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Laredo

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  • Plaza Cachupín y Ayuntamiento

    Laredo Things to Do

    We stayed on this plaza and really enjoyed looking at and listening to it (ha ha)! It's the center of town and clearly (or audibly) the hub of Laredo. Sitting on a bench during the day or peering from one of our Juliette balconies onto it, it was fascinating to see Laredo life in action. It provides you with a cross-section of its residents who...

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  • Miramar

    Laredo Hotels

    Alto de Laredo s/n, Laredo, Cantabria, 39770, Spain

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

  • Streets of Old Laredo

    Laredo Things to Do

    I'm so happy that our rental apartment was in Laredo's old section. Its streets are beautiful and wonderful to explore!

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Santillana

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Somo

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  • It´s a small town- watch your p´s and...

    Somo Local Customs

    Being a very small town, everybody knows everybody. The staff at yur hotel are bestfriends with or family of the people that own the bar you go drinking in. EVERYTHING gets around, and it´s not long before all the locals know your name and what you did last night. There´s no anonmity in Somo. For example i´d only been there a week before everyone...

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  • Bemon Playa

    Somo Hotels

    LA FUENTE 3, Somo, CA 0000

  • Sea currents

    Somo Warnings and Dangers

    The beach of Somo is fairly open to the sea and some times waves and sea currents can be strong. There are beach wards during the summer months, but if they are not on service, do not overestimate your swimming abilities.

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Suances

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Castro-Urdiales

  • Tapas Bar

    Castro-Urdiales Restaurants

    Castro Urdiales is a fishing area, not surprisingly plenty of assorted fish tapas. I'm not very fun of fish, but they also have tapas available without fish. Castro Urdiales has plenty of tapas bar, we're looking for restaurant, apparently there were more tapas bar than just restaurant. On the seaside area is lined with bars, after strolling around...

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  • Sercotel Las Rocas

    Castro-Urdiales Hotels

    Paseo de la Playa, s/n, Castro-Urdiales, 39700, Sp

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

  • The medieval bridge

    Castro-Urdiales Things to Do

    If continue walking towards the castle, the Medieval Bridge a popular place for walkers and tourists a very relaxing visual and sound show to see. It is a small Gothic bridge of a single pointed arch whose function was to communicate the rocky promontory on which the Church of Santa Maria Assunta and the Castle and Faro de Santa Ana with the...

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San Sebastián

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  • Drive Along the Basque Coast

    San Sebastián Off The Beaten Path

    If you happen to be travelling through Northern Spain and time isn't such an issue, I'd highly recommend renting a car a checking out the fishing towns and beaches between San Sebastian and Bilbao. My favorite town is a fishing village called Leketio where I spent a surreal night with great friends living only for the moment. Leketio has a...

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  • Second Beech and promenade

    San Sebastián Favorites

    The clean old buildings provide great shade from the sun, enjoy the shops restaurants and bars, cannot believe this has been missed by so many! here is a view of the second beech furthest from France.

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  • TWO Beeches

    San Sebastián Favorites

    Easy place to walk arround. Park up the side you enter closest to france stay a while on the beech which is right by the centre of town, see the mount and walk over the bridge and see the bars and old churches and then the promenade and other beautifull beach. See the locals eat tapas and throw the paper towels on the floor like a bookies floor!

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Torrelavega

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  • Feve

    Torrelavega Transportation

    To reach Torrelavega from Santander is very easy by trainTrains frequency is 3 0r 4 per hour , it takes less than 30 minutes and the return price is less the 5 EurosThe Feve station is in the centre of town and from here you may walk to any place in town Llegar a Torrelavega por tren es muy fácil utilizando el trenLa frecuencia de los trenes es de...

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  • Hotel Marques de Santillana

    Torrelavega Hotels

    Marques de Santillana, 8, Torrelavega, 39300, Spain

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

  • Iglesia de - La Virgen Grande - Church

    Torrelavega Things to Do

    The church is spectacular, though no one is indifferent when see, as some like it, while there are others who do not like anything because it seems too modernModernist church dedicated to the Virgin Grande, was completed after more than thirty years of work in 1964, and has elliptical shape and starry domeOn August 15, is the festival of the Virgin...

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Liencres

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    Playa Valdearenas

    by MelanieBee Updated Jul 2, 2005

    Favorite thing: If a quiet beach is what you are looking for, DON'T go to Playa Valdearenas on a hot weekend!! Even if you are lucky enough to find a parking space, a beach space is not going to be easy.

    If you can, try and go on a weekday because this beach (and the nature reserve) is POPULAR!

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