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Palacio Real de La Magdalena

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Address: Avenida de la Magdalena, s/n, 39005 Santander, Spain
Phone Number: +34 942 203 084
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This is a prominent palace of Santander where the Kings have stayed. The visit is by a tour with a guide who speaks in Spanish Well worth a visit

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Santander, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

This is a prominent palace of Santander where the Kings have stayed. The visit is by a tour with a guide who speaks in Spanish Well worth a visit

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

It is so nice that you are allowed to walk around the penisula and see the kings caste that was the former summer recidence. Although there are no visits all the year around, i think it is still worth the walk. If you start from the Sardinero beach, you will pass the small "zoo" that belongs to the castle,, lovely... More 

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Santander, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

The jewel of the crown of the whole peninsula. It is a late XIX century building where king used to spend summers. It is really beautiful and if you can join the visits inside.

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Dunblane, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

The walk along to the palace was very pleasant. Lovely building and grounds unfortunately we didn't get inside. Nice little marine zoo on the peninsula with seals and penguins. Worth a visit

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Wolnzach, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Nice place, even in bad weather. When it was raining, we could shelter inside and found free wi-fi there! So, while we were waiting for the rain to stop, we could share our pictures of Palacio!

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Toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

The walk to the palace was enjoyable, part of which was along the waterfront, and the gardens and property leading up to the palace was beautiful as well . We enjoyed touring the very grand and large Palacio Real de La Magdalena,the architecture was lovely, and inside every room seeming to surpass the other. The palace was not far from... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

A very interesting visit. We had a guided tour and I was fascinated by some of the information I was given

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Hong Kong
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

The Palacio, built around 1912, is referred to as having a number of architectural influences: the one they missed out was "early Disneyland". It was "renovated" in the 1990s - to within an inch of its life. It is now run as a conference centre. The real issue is the internal guided tour: €4 pp. What one is not told... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

We arrived at 12:01 and they wouldn't let us in (the last tour was at 12:00). We were disappointed as I was told there were tours later than 12. BUT I was just excited to visit the grounds and see where Gran Hotel was filmed. (They say they didn't really film inside anyway). The views were spectacular and we made... More 

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Little Canfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015 via mobile

This impressive palace, once the summer home of King Alfonso X111 and Queen Victoria Eugenia is well worth a visit. We had a guided tour lasting around 45 minutes and costs €4.....the tour was only conducted in Spanish! The young lady conducting the tour was well informed and had lots of snippets of interesting information.

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