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Bilbao City Hop-on Hop-off Tour
"The precise origins of Bilbao have not been determined. However a settlement had already been established and had significantly developed on both banks of the ""ria del Nervion"" before it officially became a villa. It was Don Diego Lopez de Haro V lord of Vizcaya who gave the city his title in the year 1300 due to its great importance as a commercial and maritime center at the time.At the beginning of the 20th century Bilbao was the great economic icon of the Basque Country and amongst the most important cities in the State. The city is now undergoing a new physical transformation becoming more and more appealing to visitors.You will be able to travel to The Guggenheim Museum
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Bilbao City Hop-on Hop-off Tour
"The precise origins of Bilbao have not been determined. However a settlement had already been established and had significantly developed on both banks of the ""ria del Nervion"" before it officially became a villa. It was Don Diego Lopez de Haro V lord of Vizcaya who gave the city his title in the year 1300 due to its great importance as a commercial and maritime center at the time.At the beginning of the 20th century Bilbao was the great economic icon of the Basque Country and amongst the most important cities in the State. The city is now undergoing a new physical transformation becoming more and more appealing to visitors.You will be able to travel to The Guggenheim Museum
From EUR14.00
 
Bilbao Bizkaia Card and Sightseeing Pass
"Choose between a 24- 48- or 72-hour Bilbao Bizkaia Card and Sightseeing Pass — allowing you to experience the area’s top attractions at your own pace — and then pick up your pass from one of the conveniently located redemption points including Bilbao Airport.Use your complimentary guidebook to help you plan your schedule and then set off to explore the city. Packed with helpful information about each attraction your guidebook also has a Bilbao city map and a Biscay region map to help you find your way around with ease.Simply hand your card to gain cash-free access to any of the offered attractions tours or restaurant and shopping discounts. Maybe spend a day whiling away the hours at the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao. With more than a hundred exhibitions
From EUR30.00

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Beautiful Streets of Santillana

It could be said Santillana del Mar on its own is a museum. Just walking around it is a treat. The streets are narrow and the structures have a weathered look that makes you wonder what they could...
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Santa Juliana collegiate church.

The renown of Santillana finds its origin in the “Santa Juliana” collegiate church built over an old hermitage which guarded the remains of Holy Juliana, martyr in times of Diocletian. From the name...
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Calle del Canton

From this coble stone street (like all streets of Santillana) going down to the collegiate church, you will have a nice view on the monastery. On the left is the Casa de Valdivieso from 18th c.,...
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Torre de Don Borja

The Plaza shows two towers:The Torre del Merino is a defensive tower from the 14th c. and the Torre de Don Borja mainly from the 15th c. belonged at the origin to the Barreda family.Today this tower...
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Casa Barreda-Bracho on Plaza Ramon Pelayo

When arriving from Santander by the CA-131, the entrance of the medieval village is on the right with an obligatory parking for non-residents of the pedestrian only centre.By the Calle Juan Infante...
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New Altamira Cave and Museum - Neocueva

The present museum, at 2 km outside Santillana with a large free parking space, was opened in 2001. It is organized around two main areas; the New Altamira Cave and the galleries dedicated to "The...
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Altamira Cave (original) - Cueva original.

Marcelino Sanz de Sautuola's discovery of the paintings in the cave (2 km from the centre of Santillana) in 1879 was the first discovery of Palaeolithic cave art. Bison, horses, deer, hands and...
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Medieval Plaza Mayor

I guess I could precede every tip for Santillana del Mar with the word medieval. That would be annoying so I won't. I'll just leave it on this tip.That being said, here are some photos of said plaza....
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Santillana - Out and about in town.

There are not many streets in Santillana to get lost in, but try as there are a few objects and buildings scattered here and there if you follow your nose a little.The Cantabrian coat of arms seen...
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Santillana - Around the monastery.

Up by Santa Juliana monastery there are further pieces of 14th and 15th century buildings. There is a very old wash-house in the middle of the calle del Rio , the Velarde palace (15th century) and...
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ALTAMIRA CUEVA & MUSEUM.

Je crois qu'il faut être réaliste et que sauf des scientifiques le public ne verra plus les grottes préhistoriques originales d'Altamira. Dans le texte ci-joint du site officiel...
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Costa de Cantabria.

Santillana del Mar n’est distante que d’une quinzaine de Km de l’Océan Atlantique. C’est la Costa de Cantabria à hauteur de la cité balnéaire bien connue de Santander ou plus à l’Ouest la Costa Verde....
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SANTILLANA CAVE

Five minutes by car from Santillana´s city center we´ll find Altamira Caves, where there are some of the best conserved Hight Paleolithic paintings. Imagin, they are so well conserved that they were...
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MUSEO DE LA INQUISICION

Here you'll find some of the most horrible european capital punishment and torture instruments ever used. For example: the guillotine, chasity belts, the ladder rack, the iron maiden, judas cradle,...
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Plaza de Ramon Pelayo 11, Santillana del Mar, 39330, Spain
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del Revolgo, Santillana del Mar, 39330, Spain
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Calle Los Hornos 4, Santillana del Mar, Spain
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C/ Canton 26, Santillana del Mar, Cantabria, 39330, Spain
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Parque de Revolgo, 3, Santillana del Mar, Cantabria, 39330, Spain
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Avenida Le Dorat 1, Santillana del Mar, Cantabria, 39330, Spain
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