Santander, the capital of Cantabria, you are lucky enough to be in a privileged environment, in a bay of the most beautiful in the world, combining to perfection the sea and the mountains. With its 180,000 inhabitants, is a quiet town, which, together with its beaches and nature makes it an ideal place to relax and enjoy a holiday in Santander. This article shows you what to see and where to stay.
This would be a tour to take in account to see the main landmarks of Santander:
To know the Santander monumental can be from the Pereda gardens with the cedars and palm trees.
Nothing more pass through the gardens you will reach the building of the Bank of Santander.
In just a few steps you will reach the Pombo Square and the magnificent architecture of the surrounding buildings, highlighting the Real Club de Regatas of Santander.
Right away you will find the church of Santa Lucia, neobaroque style and built of Banesto, known for its ornamentation.
To be followed by the street Hernán Cortés leads to the arcaded square, a symbol citizen very loved by the Santander.
If the traveler is approaching the sea you will find the building of Post and Telegraph, regionalist style and, immediately after, with the neoclassic building of the Banco de España and the commemorative sculpture of reconstruction after the fire of 1941 of Santander.
Compared to the whole of the Church of Christ and the Cathedral of Santander is the Church of the Company, typical Jesuit style temple.
Going through Juan de Herrera, is the center of the city where you will find the Ayuntamiento de Santander and the stately home and the Library of Menéndez Pelayo.
Of course, and outside of this route, you cannot visit Santander without knowing the Magdalena Palace, the most emblematic image of the city, nor getting to enjoy some of its eleven beaches.
Where to stay
The offer of accommodation in Cantabria is very wide, and its capital is no exception. Of course, the variety of categories and prices in Santander of accommodation is very high. Here there are a number of them, with high ratings for its users:
-Hotels with Charm: In this category falls the Sonanes Palace, of the eighteenth century; it is a baroque construction was fully respected. With garden, library and lounge. Reservations in Rumbo.is.
-Apartments: ideal choice to go as a group or family. The official website of the City Hall of Santander offer a selection of them, of different keys and prices: Portal.bounda-Santander.is.
-Las Posadas: In the mentioned page of the Town Hall you can book the garden of Angela, catalogd as rural housing and located within the town of Santander, in Barrio Rucandial, 4.