SANTANDER, THE BRIDE-TO-BE OF THE SEA
Santander (Cantabria), in the north of Spain, is a mix of eco-friendly hill landscapes with white sand coastlines, stylish manors, and also palatial design with progressive structures and also the unmistakeable resemble of its seafaring past. Lots of cities within a city, excellent for finding.
A city that appears right out of a storybook and also whose life focuses on the bay, acknowledged as one of the most beautiful worldwide.
City of kings as well as anglers
Santander was the location par excellence for nobility at the end of the 19th and also very early 20th centuries. A walk with the old quarters, with its impressive structures, transfers us to this prominent past, the best witness of which is the Magdalena Royal residence, the gem in the city’s crown.
This renowned structure, situated in the greatest part of the peninsula of the very same name, is just one of the important views of Santander, enabling you to observe (as well as photo) a remarkable scenic sight of “the bride-to-be of the sea”, as the city is passionately recognized, mounted by the coastline and also hills.
Santander merges this palatial magic with an angling practice, which today can be appreciated particularly in the location called the city’s angling area: the excellent location to attempt one of the most typical regional food, so carefully connected to the sea, with meals such as rabies (deep-fried squid), magazines (squid with onion) or fisherman-style clams.
This identification of contrasts is finished with the “brand-new” Santander, the component that has accepted the most recent social as well as creative patterns, which appears in positions such as the Botín Centre, developed by the engineer as well as Pritzker Style reward champion, Renzo Piano.
A household event
Santander is an ideal city for a household vacation, as besides its views as well as cooking destinations, it additionally has tasks youngsters will certainly enjoy, such as boat trips around the bay, the La Magdalena mini zoo, or the Maritime Gallery.
Appreciating a day of sunlight on among Santander’s coastlines is one more crucial strategy: do not miss out on the ones at El Sardinero, El Camello, Mataleñas, La Concha as well as Los Peligros.