All the secrets of Santander
Discover one of the most beautiful cities in northern Spain while enjoying an excellent holiday in Santander, the capital of the Cantabria region. It won’t be hard to find a flight + hotel package holiday to Santander and learn why this city never fails to enchant any who visit. Take in its elegant monuments and majestic façades as you explore its historical old town. Head over to the square, Plaza Porticada, one of the liveliest spots in the city, where you can enjoy all sorts of artistic performances. Continue your walk and you’ll find yourself at the superb cathedral of Nuestra Señora de la Asunción, whose gothic cloister is sure to amaze you. Then take the chance to walk to the Plaza del Ayuntamiento, the square where the Town Hall is located, and visit the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art or the Menéndez Pelayo Library and House-Museum, home of one of the city’s great thinkers.
Find a package holiday to Santander and marvel at La Magdalena Peninsula, a huge public park that is home to a former royal residence and is today the headquarters of the Menéndez Pelayo International University: the majestic Royal Palace of La Magdalena. Choose to stroll around the area on foot or on the tourist train called “El Magdaleno”. It is without a doubt one of the most beautiful parts of the city.
Santander offers excellent sandy beaches, such as El Camello, La Concha or El Sardinero. This last beach shares its name with one of the most popular areas of the city, where apart from enjoying the beach, you can visit the Palacio de Congresos exhibition centre or the Palacio de Deportes sports arena. At nightfall, head to the Plaza de Italia viewpoint: you’ll be amazed by the sunset, with the Royal Palace of La Magdalena as a backdrop.
Of course, as a strong seafaring city, enjoy excellent cuisine, with the seafood stealing the show. Ready to get your cheap holidays to Santander? It won’t be hard, as the city enjoys excellent transport links with the rest of the Spanish mainland. What are you waiting for?