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Address: Zona Maritima, s/n, 39004 Santander, Spain
Description: Puerto Chico (Little Harbor) is the very core of Santander, from earlier...
Puerto Chico (Little Harbor) is the very core of Santander, from earlier times when it was the home of the city's fishing fleet. Pleasure craft moor here today and it offers splendid views of the bay and access to the Palacio de Festivales de Cantabria.
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Full of life

This place is where the action is Lots of tourists and vendors selling drinks and tapas lots of people watching

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 6, 2014
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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Woking, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Thought it may be more of a fishing port than it was, its a small marina, nowhere directly nearby to sit and watch, the facilities are across a wide road.

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Miami, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Its ok. Its not the most active port in spain.Off season very slow. some toursit but its ok Ice Cream on main street very good.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

This place is where the action is Lots of tourists and vendors selling drinks and tapas lots of people watching

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Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
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6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

I'm not sure what I should write here, it was just a part of the port with a couple of statues, very nice for having a walk in the evening.

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Albinyana, Spain
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162 reviews 162 reviews
73 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

if you are looking for somewhere to have some good seafood this is the area for you.There are quite a few restaurants all offering a good range of fresh fish dishes.

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Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

Nice gentle walk by the harbour ,can see all the boats and keep your eyes peeled for some big fish! There is a cycle point where you can hire a bike for a small fee ad if you follow the harbour round it leads you straight past the maritimo museum to the beach. *Although the port is a sheer drop... More 

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Limerick, Ireland
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61 reviews 61 reviews
20 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

Great selection of good value bars and restaurants in this area and only a ten minute walk from Silken Coliseum Hotel. Try Restaurante Bodegas mazon, you won't be disappointed by the ambiance and value. Stay away from the house white wine, very poor taste and we sent it back. No problems however with doing this.

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Niagara Falls, Canada
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61 reviews 61 reviews
3 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

Day and night! Summer and/or winter it is a great stroll to take and enjoy the beauty of Santander and the bay.

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Germany
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40 reviews 40 reviews
28 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

In this area there are lots of cafes and restaurants, a good place to "people-watch." Many residents of Santander come here on weekends.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

The best part of the ciy. Beauty and comfortable. Impressive views. The better restaurants, La Posada, la Sal, best pubs in the city, Stop, Kings, Cuco. You dont need to know anymore than coctails in a castelar terraces

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