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  • Santander
  • Spain
  • Area 35 Km2 (13.5 sq mi).
  • Population 183,466.
  • Language Spanish.
  • Currency Euro.
  • Geographic Coordination 43°27'46"N 3°48'18"W.
  • City Santander, Spain.

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Santander Overview

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.

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.

Suitable Visiting Seasons ( months) : Although, Santander is an all year destination, but summer is the best time to head for this ultimate city.


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.

Getting In : Prayas Airport in Santander with daily connection to Barcelona and Madrid makes it quite comfortable to reach the destination. The Bilbao (BIO) airport, 100km away from Santander is another option for moving to other European countries. Ferry’s, buses, cars and taxis are other options to reach Santander from its neighboring cities.

Excursions : Euro trains are the best options for exploring a slice of Europe without shelling much from the pocket. Their flexibility and reliability will not only make you tension free about your holiday but also make it your best time in 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.

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