Altamira and Santillana del Mar half-day trip from Santander
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Excursions & day trips

Altamira and Santillana del Mar half-day trip from Santander

Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian , Spanish
Availability: Saturday
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 5 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Visit Altamira Museum and its neocave, World Heritage by Unesco since 1985
  • General visit to one of the most beautiful villages in Spain: Santillana del Mar
  • Free time to enjoy Santillana del Mar
  • A perfect excursion for all ages
What to expect

You will depart from Santander towards Altamira Museum, the houses here are the scale replica of the "room of paintings", the so-called Neocave. This cave was declared World Heritage by Unesco in 1985. This cave is a natural cavity in the rock, with paintings dated from 40,000 years ago and it stands as one of the most important pictorial and artistic cycles of prehistoric paintings int he world. To protect its preservation, it currently allows only five people to visit it per week and this is the reason they created this replica of the cave (the so-called "neocave").

Afterward, you will next visit Santillana del Mar, one of the nicest villages in Spain. It is in fact, a beautiful medieval village of cobbled streets and one of the best-known cultural and tourist centers of Cantabria. You will go through its narrow streets until you reach its Plaza Mayor and Collegiata Church of Santa Julina, a church that you will have the opportunity to visit. Finally, you will enjoy some free time fin Santillana before departure back to Santander.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • What's included
    • Entrance fees
    • Transportation in air-conditioned vehicle
    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
    What's not included
    • Food and drinks
    Reduced price
    • Child (2-12 years old): reduced
    Where

    Calle Castelar, 25, Santander, España

    Meeting point:

    Pick-up from your hotel in Santander. Alternatively, you can go to the meeting point at the bus stop in C/ Castelar, 25 (next to hotel Vincci Puertochico)

    What to remember
    • The minimum group for the excursion to take place is 2 people and in any case, it will not exceed 8 participants. The tour operator will contact you in advance if the minimum group is not reached
    • Comfortable shoes are recommended
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    When
    • Saturdays at 9.30am
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    Provider
    EXPLORING CANTABRIA
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the activity begins.

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