Santander, the port city is a capital of Cantabria and is situated on the north coast of Spain. The city has remained habitat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Santander. Quiet and beautiful surroundings along with amazingly clean and sandy beaches of Santander make it an exotic holiday destination. Crystal clear water, leisure activities, theatres, museums, parks etc. will make your trip to Santander worthwhile.
|Area||:||35 Km2 (13.5 sq mi).|
|Geographic Coordination||:||43°27'46"N 3°48'18"W.|
Climate and Geography
The weather of Santander can be described as mild, often rainy. The climate remains comfortable with no extremely hot summers and no freezing winters.
Municipal buses running every 15 minutes through the city are the best way to explore the unswerving beauty of Santander town. Taxis and rented cars are the other great options for getting familiar to the captivating surroundings of Santander.
Shopping and Entertainment
Santander is a shopper's paradise for those who love to spend money in buying regional stuff. There are various shops lined across the streets offering the top quality, stylish garments, accessories, gifts and other items. Here you can buy authentic and beautiful cantabrian ceramics at affordable prices. Some of the hot spot shopping spots are La Muralla, P'rez del Molino, Pryca, Arikka and many more.
Confused about how to discover the vibrant night life of Santander? Then straightaway go to Gran Canaria, an island with thriving nightlife. Along with that, numerous places like clubs, pubs, restaurants, bars, discos, theatres etc. are remain open till late to welcome you and make your evening lively.