Santander is a city that has it all: culture, art, history, sea and beach. In this getaway you will be able to get to know the city, its monuments, its promenade and gardens and the Botín Center. This plan includes hotel in the center of Santander, entrance to the Centro Botín museumand guide to discover the most emblematic places in the city.
Lodging in a central hotel in Santander
Entrance to the Botín Center
Guide with the most emblematic places to discover the city
Hotel pick-up and drop-off service
Other tickets not mentioned
Other transfers not mentioned
Umbrella if you travel in the winter months
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As soon as you arrive in Santander, start your getaway with a walk through Puertochico where you'll see the famous statues ofLos Raqueros, an icon of the city. Continue walking through the Jardines de Pereda until you reach the Centro Botín. During the walk, look at the beautiful buildings of the Jardines de Pereda. Its masonry facades with balconies are wonderful. Without realizing it you will run into the Botín Center, you will know that you have arrived through its special building where you can climb the external staircase to contemplate the views of the bay but first, hand in your ticket to access the interior of the museum and contemplate the paintings of the collection permanent and temporary exhibitions. The Botín Center is a reference art center in Spain and its building is an authentic work of art in itself. Designed by the architect and Pritzker Prize winner, Renzo Piano, this center is located in a privileged spot in Santander, facing its bay and in the Pereda Gardens, with spectacular views. Its construction in the form of an open book makes it one of the most photographed places and its interior houses important works of art. Enjoy the visit and its surroundings without haste. If it's time to eat, the Botín Center has a beautiful restaurant with creative cuisine facing the sea, ideal for a special lunch.
At night, you can take the opportunity to enjoy tapas in the city.
Santander has a great gastronomic offer, from avant-garde restaurants with Michelin stars to traditional restaurants with daily and alternative menus, as the Cantabrians call going from one place to another to eat small portions and have a drink.
Avant-garde restaurants: Querida Margarita, with a tasting menu at a reasonable price. El Serbal, a restaurant with Michelin stars.
Tapas restaurants in the center of Santander: in the Plaza de Cañadío and in the streets Hernán Cortés, Daoiz y Velarde and Santa Lucía. These streets are connected and full of lively bars and terraces with a great gastronomic offers. Do not miss their seafood rations, among which are the squid and anchovies. To finish, some good Cantabrian cheeses and a Quesada.
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! Then go to the Plaza del Ayuntamiento and the Cathedral of Santander, in the historic center. The visiting hours of the temple on Sundays are from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. This cathedral boasts some impressive stained glass windows and real giant shells used as a font for holy water, as well as a most beautiful cloister. A preciousness! On leaving, you can reach the Plaza Porticada. These three stops are very close and easily reached on foot, so it won't take you long. Finally, if you have time left over before returning home, don't leave without making an aperitif and trying some good anchovies or Cantabrian cheese. They never fail!
Have a nice homecoming!
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 ticket allows access to the permanent collection and temporary exhibitions inside the Botín Center, in Santander.
Hours: Tuesday to Sunday from 10am to 9pm. Closed Mondays except the months of July and August.
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