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Palacio Real de La Magdalena

Avenida de la Magdalena, s/n, 39005 Santander, Spain
34-942-272650
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Ranked #2 of 48 attractions in Santander
Type: Beaches, Civic Centers, Architectural Buildings
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Nashville, Tennessee
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140 reviews 140 reviews
66 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

The entire peninsula is a great place to spend some time and walk around. The grounds of the palace are full of wood carvings and it is fun to try and pick them out. The tour of the palace was very interesting. We were there early and I don't think they were expecting anyone but the three ladies pieced enough... More

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Talking a walk along the ocean towards the Palacio is a real treat...watch the penguins and sea lions and continue towards the Palacio which is a magnificent work of art by itself.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

We spent a few days before Xmas and we decided to go walking to that beautiful place which is so emblematic. Entrance is very easy you have wonderful gardens with big trees and ships, there is also a free mini zoo (penguins and seals) very nice! I did not have the chance to visit the palace but I will certainly... More

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Zaragoza, Spain
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

This is a nice, relatively modern summer palace of the Royal family which is now owned by the city of Santander. Nice tour in Spanish and beautiful location and park. Some penguins in their mini marine enclosure. Great visit on a nice day.

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Santander, Spain
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

This Palace was a present from the people of Santander to the King Alfonso XIII. Nowadays it belongs to the city and it is set in a peninsula with 2 beaches around it. At the top you can find the palace where is possible to visit, the entrance cost 3 € (If I remember well), and is nice...but not is... More

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Madrid, Spain
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85 reviews 85 reviews
38 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

Definitely worth going up if only for the views. The palace is also beautiful and perfectly situated. If you do not want to walk up the hill, there is a train that leaves every 15 minutes

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London, United Kingdom
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360 reviews 360 reviews
116 attraction reviews
335 helpful votes 335 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013 via mobile

My friends had a wedding ceremony here. It's perfect place with super view on the hill and the building itself is classic with charm. Lovely memory!

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Busto Arsizio, Italy
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32 reviews 32 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

You can enjoy the big park, wandering around, have a coffe or a plate of rabas at the polo cafè and bring you children to the playground or to say hola to penguins, seals and sea lions!

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70 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

Wow, it is amazing. You have a big and steep way to get there, but it is worth it for sure. A remarkable view of the sea and the beaches from the top of the hill. It is really nice. Impossible to miss it when you are in Santander.

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Barcelona, Spain
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

We decided to walk from Santander's tourist info centre to La Magdalena and back. It was certainly worth the long walk. I suggest you walk along the beaches that take you there and enjoy the landscape. The palace is small but beautiful. We only visited it from the outside. The sights from there are impressive too: the Sardinero beach (or... More

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