|Go for the beaches (Playa de la Magdalena, El Sardinero, Somo and
Pedrena) and stay for the
Internacional de Santander.
Santander has something
decadent for everyone, including the tranquil Palacio de la Magdalena
where you can stroll the grounds of a nineteenth century palace on the
Visit the caveman's own Museo Provincial de Prehistoria with more
about the nearby Puente Viesgo (caves) and the Puerto Pesquero
(fishing port) are for fresh seafood bars and restaurants.
The Plaza de Pombo is the main hub of town, and be sure and take in
the Paseo Pereda gardens for a break from the hustle and bustle of the
The Museo Maritimo de Cantabria with over three thousand square
meters of show space is amazing and there are many good opportunities
to learn windsurfing on one of the many beaches, as conditions are
If it's sunbathing you most desire, choose from one of
eleven magnificent beaches in Santander.
All the beaches are known
for their beautiful clear waters.