Looking forward to a weekend in the city and nature? This little getaway to Santander is for you! This weekend plan includes accommodation in a central Santander hotel, a guided excursion by car to the Cabárceno Nature Park and transfers from the airport to the hotel and from your hotel to the airport if you arrive by plane (optional). As you can see, everything is designed so that you don't have to worry about a thing. In addition, apart from the excursion to Cabárceno Park, you will have plenty of time to explore the city of Santander, go shopping, walk at your own pace or have a leisurely dinner in the many restaurants and bars. No stress!

3 Days / 2 Nights
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Experience Details

Travel guide of Getaway to Santander with excursion to Cabárceno Park

Day 1:

Arrival in Santander and first contact with the city

If you arrive by plane, a vehicle will pick you up at Santander Airport and take you to your hotel in the city center. Once you've settled in, it's time to get to know the city. Start with a walk through Puertochico where you will see the famous statues of Los Raqueros. Continue walking through the Jardines de Pereda until you reach the Centro Botín, where you can climb the external staircase to admire the views of the bay. Today is also a good day to do some shopping in the small shops in the center. When lunch or dinner time approaches, in the surroundings of the Plaza de Cañadío you will find a wide variety of restaurants and bars where you can have tapas.

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Day 2:

Excursion to the Cabárceno Nature Park

The excursion to the Cabárceno Nature Park starts at 9 in the morning. The pick-up is at your hotel and you will enjoy the park until 2:00 p.m., where the driver will make the corresponding stops at the viewpoints of the park and will tell you some curiosities. On this visit you will be able to see semi-free animals from five different continents: African elephants, giraffes, bears, pygmy hippos, lions, gorillas... In addition, the ticket includes a cabin ride where you can enjoy the park from the air. You will surely take hundreds of photos!

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Day 3:

Santander center and return home

This last day in Santander, take the opportunity to have a good butter cup 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 real shells used as a holy water font. A preciousness! When you leave, you can reach the Plaza Porticada. These three stops are very close and can be easily reached on foot.

If you wish, a vehicle will pick you up to take you back to Santander airport.

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