This 3-day plan in Santander allows you to discover the flavors of Cantabria. This experience includes accommodation in the center of Santander and a 10-hour gastronomic tour where you will taste the most typical products of Cantabria. Also, if you travel by plane, you can include the transfer from Santander airport to your hotel in the center and vice versa. What better way to discover a place than through its gastronomy? Is your mouth watering yet?
Transfers from the airport to the hotel and from the hotel to the airport
Accommodation in the center of Santander
Excursion Tierra de Cantabria gastronomic tour
Lunches and dinners
Umbrella or raincoat if you travel in the winter months
If you want to add transport to get to Santander, if you need a rental car in Santander, if you want to add or remove days from the proposed experience or if you want to customize your trip, do not hesitate to contact us and we will find the option that best suits you.
Once you settle into your hotel in the city center, get ready for the excursion to the cave of El Soplao that will start at 3:30 p.m. The pick-up will be from your accommodation. If you arrive early in the morning, you can take the opportunity to take a walk through the center of Santander and eat something in one of its many restaurants. You can try some of its many seafood dishes which Santander is famed for
Since the idea of this getaway is to taste the flavors of Cantabria or la tierruca, as they would say over there, what better way than to make some suggestions to whet your appetite. In Santander, there is a great gastronomic offer, from avant-garde restaurants with a Michelin star to traditional restaurants with a daily menu and alternate menu as the Cantabrians call going from place to place eating portions and having a drink "to alternate" sounds good fun doesn't it?. So you will not be short of things to do. Here are just a few of them:
Avant-garde restaurants: Dear Margarita, with a tasting menu option at a reasonable price. El Serbal, a Michelin-starred restaurant.
Restaurants for tapas in the center of Santander: in Plaza de Cañadío and on Hernán Cortés, Daoiz y Velarde and Santa Lucía streets. These streets are linked and are full of very lively bars and terraces with a great culinary selection Do not miss their seafood dishes, among which the squid rings and anchovies stand out. To finish, some good Cantabrian cheeses and a quesada.
At 9:15 a.m. a vehicle will pick you up at your hotel to start the gastronomic tour with tastings and lunch included. During this day you will discover all the details about how the four most popular products of Cantabria are made: anchovies, wine, sobaos and quesadas. In the morning you will visit a canning factory in the fishing village of Santoña where you will taste some Cantabrian anchovies. Next, you will go from seafood to the land of wines, touring a vineyard and tasting some of its local wines. The next stop will be in the Valles Pasiegos, a land of livestock and good pastries. This is where you will stop to eat and visit one of the most important factories of sobaos and quesadas. Of course, you will also taste these delicious sweets typical of Cantabria. After this 9-hour tour in which you will enjoy the most beautiful landscapes and the flavors of the tierruca, it is time to return to Santander.
On this last day in Santander, take the opportunity to have a good butter Saboas for breakfast and take some home with you. They are delicious! Also, take the opportunity to go to the Plaza del Ayuntamiento and the Cathedral. The visiting hours of the temple on Sundays are from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. This cathedral boasts impressive stained glass windows and giant shells used as a holy water font. Beautiful! When you leave, you can go to the Plaza Porticada. These three stops are very close and can be easily reached on foot.
Under the Cathedral of Santander there are Roman remains.
In February 1941 there was a great fire in Santander that devastated the city center leaving only two relevant buildings intact: the Post Office building and that of the Bank of Spain. This fire is known as the Andalusian fire, because it started on Calle Cádiz and ended on Calle Sevilla.
In the Pereda Gardens there are specimens of each of the tree species that can be found in Cantabria.
This day trip departs from Santander. Once you are picked up from your hotel, the driver will take you to the fishing village of Santoña and its anchovy cannery. Then you will visit the Bodegas Vidular vineyard and the Joselín sobao and quesada factory, in Selaya. A route in which you will savor Cantabria and enjoy spectacular landscapes.
Duration: 9 hours
Departures and schedule: Wednesday at 9:15 am
Pick up: At your hotel in Santander or at the meeting point on Calle Castelar, when access is not possible.
What will you do on this Guided tour?
What does it include?
¿ What do you need to bring?
AGoodd Appetite and desire to eat the whole of Cantabria
Spanish, English and Italian
If you have any questions about this experience, if you want more details or if you want to customize your trip, don't wait any longer! Contact us and we will help you tailor your trip.
Contact us if you need to add flights, rental cars, transfers or events to your trip. We will solve all your doubts and we will help you finalize your reservation.