Santander is one of the most elegant and stately cities of the Cantabrian Coast. Visitors are attracted by its distinguished atmosphere, its Victorian buildings, its charming terraces and its spectacular bay. The tourist variety is very extensive.
With thirteen beaches in its surroundings and numerous parks, it has in El Sardinero a splendid residential area with extraordinary mansions, among which stands the Magdalena Palace, former summer residence of the Kings of Spain and today International University.
The city encompasses a series of obligatory visits such as the Cathedral, the Palace of the Magdalena, the Plaza Porticada, the Bank of Santander, the Great Casino del Sardinero, or the more modern Palace of Festivals, Exhibitions or Sports. Not forgetting several museums such as the Museum of Fine Arts, the Cantabrico Maritime Museum, the Museum of Prehistory, among others. Tourism in Cantabria.