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City Sightseeing Santander

Hotel Bahia, Santander, Spain
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Type: Bus tours
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- Jun 4, 2014
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Wickford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Fabulous shops, great food, lovely surroundings, great Cathederal to visit, hotel great. Some lovely buildings. Shame about the weather. Buses absolutely on time and really cheap from bus station which is a short walk to everything you want to see. Information point at the airpoint really good, pointing you where you want to go. The hotels don't always supply breakfast... More

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Canterbury
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Great way to see Santander and have fun on a bicycle! The city is pretty hilly, but using these bikes from Turybike (Avenida Reina Victoria 51, 39004 Santander) was a brilliant idea. For around E12-20 for 4 hours this was money well spent and allowed us to see much more of the city. Really nice couple running the shop -... More

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Cairns
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37 reviews 37 reviews
3 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

While Santander capital of Cantabria is on Spain's north coast, the original little city faces south to catch what sun it can. A later eastern section grew up behind the beautiful El Sardinero beach and is where you will find the casino and splendid hotels. The Bay of Santander provides a natural habour and a haven from the wild Atlantic... More

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Crawley
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

Santander is a beautiful city surrounded on three sides by the sea. You can spend the morning on a vast sandy beach and the afternoon touring the Cantabrian mountains. It is modern and clean and more temperate than the "costas".

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Peterborough, UK
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41 reviews 41 reviews
29 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013 via mobile

This is such an elegant city. After travelling with Brittany Ferries we disembarked at Santander and spent some time on the sea front having coffee and generally enjoying the beautiful place. It was exciting seeing all the grand boats coming in and we explored the Cathedral which we found a little disappointing as it lacked beauty and grandeur. Travelling away... More

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Thatcham
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

If you are returning on the Brittany Ferry it is well worth getting to the port several hours before departure. If you miss the ferry the next one is in 2 days time. You can check in from 09.30 and park on the dock for free. Your cabin ticket has a bar code on it which allows you to come... More

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Long Beach, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

When in the north of Spain, visit the seaside locale of Santander (capital city of Cantabria). The coastline is a long expanse of soft sandy beach including some more gentle bay like areas for children and families. During the tide shifts there is the possibility for some great snorkling where mullet fish, schools of tiny neons, and bottom dwelling sealife... More

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Caracas
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38 reviews 38 reviews
16 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2012

The city's food market is very impressive: huge variety of fish and seafood downstairs; meats, both fresh and processed and of various origins, as well as fruits, vegetables, condiments and the like upstairs.

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London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2012

This is one of the most beautiful cities in Spain, sourounded by mountains, beautiful beaches and very clean. Totally different from the tourist resorts in Spain, here you can meet real Spanish people and eat authentic food. I found transport very efficient and cheap. There is so much to see! I love the cathedral, the elegany streets, shops and parks... More

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