The magic of Santander: a 48-hour adventure

Welcome to Santander, the hidden gem of northern Spain. Nestled between majestic mountains and the calm waters of the Cantabrian Sea, this coastal city offers a unique experience combining history, culture and gastronomy. Ready to immerse yourself in an unforgettable weekend? Get ready for 48 hours of excitement and discovery with Tour Travel & More! Check out our private tours here!

Day 1: Exploring the City

Start your adventure in the Plaza Porticada, the historic heart of Santander. Be captivated by the neoclassical architecture while enjoying a delicious breakfast in one of the cosy cafés nearby. Afterwards, head to Paseo Pereda, where you can stroll along the seafront and admire the breathtaking views of the harbour.

Continue your day exploring the Casco Viejo, a labyrinth of cobbled streets full of charm and tradition. Don’t miss Santander Cathedral, a Gothic masterpiece that will take your breath away with its imposing beauty. For lunch, immerse yourself in the local gastronomic scene and try some Cantabrian specialities, such as rabas or cocido montañés.

In the afternoon, treat yourself to a ride on the Monte San Pedro funicular. From the top, enjoy spectacular panoramic views of the city and the sea, while you breathe in the fresh air and recharge your batteries for the rest of the day. To end the day, relax on one of the many terraces on Paseo de Pereda and watch the sun set over the bay.

Day 2: Nature and Adventure

Start the second day with a trip to the Magdalena Peninsula, a natural spot full of beauty and serenity. Stroll along its paths lined with centuries-old trees and admire the architecture of the Royal Palace, which today houses the Menéndez Pelayo International University. Don’t miss the opportunity to visit the Cabárceno Nature Park, a wildlife sanctuary where you can observe animals in the wild in a spectacular natural setting.

After a day full of emotions, it’s time to delight your palate with a dinner in one of the restaurants in the Sardinero area, famous for its exquisite gastronomic offer of fresh seafood and fish. Enjoy a delicious paella in front of the sea and toast to an unforgettable experience in Santander.

In just 48 hours, Santander will have won you over with its unique charm and diversity of experiences. From its impressive historical heritage to its dreamy natural landscapes, this city has everything to satisfy any traveller’s tastes. What are you waiting for? Embark on this exciting adventure with Tour Travel & More and discover why Santander is a destination you can’t miss, we are waiting for you with open arms!

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