Enjoy a guided excursion from Santander to Picos and Potes. Admire breathtaking views and visit the Monastery of Santo Toribio, that it houses the Lignum Crucis, the largest piece of wood of the Cross of Jesus that is preserved.
Visit Altamira Museum that houses the scale replica of the "room of paintings", the so-called Neocave, Unesco World Heritage since 1985. You wil also visit Santillana del Mar, one of the most beautiful villages in Spain
The port city of Santander is the capital of the autonomous community and historical region of Cantabria situated on the north coast of Spain. Located east of Gijón and west of Bilbao, Santander is a wonderful city with several beaches and harbours on the northern side, towards the southern part you'll find the old city center and a bit further the green mountains. Santander is between the blue and the green. In the 19th century the city was a renowned tourist resort for Spanish politicians, aristocrats and for the upper class. The city still keeps wonderful palaces and promenades, a bay type architecture with white buildings, old cafés and its famous casino. Outstanding places near Santander in the region of Cantabria are: the Altamira caves with prehistoric paintings, the park of Cabarceno, the charming village of Santillana del Mar, Comillas with its University or Suances, famous for its beaches.