We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Calle de Juan Infante

Certificate of Excellence
Sponsored by:
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Calle Juan Infante, Santillana del Mar, Spain
Improve this listing

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 88 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 39
  • 38
    Very good
  • 10
  • 1
  • 0
Photo opportunities at every turn

This beautiful, small, medieval old village is a must see. While it is now a real tourist destination, and there is a predominance of souvenir and food outlets, the old village... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 18, 2015
Sydney, Australia
Add Photo Write a Review

88 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Rate and write a review
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
143 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

This beautiful, small, medieval old village is a must see. While it is now a real tourist destination, and there is a predominance of souvenir and food outlets, the old village retains its “chocolate box” appeal with photo opportunities at every turn. The car free, cobble stoned streets and old houses and buildings and medieval church are a photographer’s delight.... More 

Thank Foxey2
Level Contributor
258 reviews
114 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

Interesting buildings line the beautiful narrow cobble stone street of Calle de Juan Infante. A 15th-century tower, facing Calle de Juan Infante, is known for its pointed arched doorway. There are crafts, small artisan gallery, unique and interesting food, clothing, art and craft shops, restaurants, tapas bars. The street is simply picturesque and lively at night. We took a leisurely... More 

Thank Cana1Toronto
St. Croix
Level Contributor
48 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

I loved this little town! While it is not a real late night town it hops and pops in the daytime. There are many cute little stores and delicious restaurants. The Sider is fantastic and the selection of cheeses are quite numerous.

Thank FoodieMama
San Francisco, California
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I am not a morning person, but if there was one think I wanted to do while in Santillana del Mar, was to wake up at sunrise and experience this little town waking up. It's one of the best momories I have. Sunlight in the morning gives this little part of town a special feel, as if time has not... More 

1 Thank rosahg
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
Level Contributor
88 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Tourist this, tourist that...What are you? Why are you there? Yes, it is a touristic town, yes it has lots of shops catering to the tourists, but that's how the town supports itself! They live on that. Santillana del Mar's been voted the most beautiful village in Spain, and for good reason. It is a pretty little village, worth a... More 

4 Thank Chiew_Pang
Malaga, Spain
Level Contributor
2,970 reviews
2,667 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2,737 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The Calle de Juan Infante is one of the main tourist streets in Santillana del Mar. It is filled with many stores where one can spend time entertaining himself by looking at the merchandise. The street is quite pretty and medieval looking.

2 Thank BennyMalaga
Level Contributor
538 reviews
127 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 220 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Nice street with interesting buildings, but a little spoilt by to many shops selling the same merchandise, for the tourists.

Thank Fueng2768
Richmond, Virginia
Level Contributor
827 reviews
357 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 716 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

The town is quite nice, but the crowded Calle de Juan Infante itself is only a small part of the allure. Yes, there are lots of restaurants, but there are also dozens of tourist shops selling the same generic kitsch. Get off the main street and look at the ones without the tourist shops.

2 Thank DonPaulo
Level Contributor
230 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012

What a gem of a village! Unique!! Great cafes. Tapas. Bars. Very friendly and laid back. Architectural Marble.

1 Thank chichenuxmal

Travelers who viewed Calle de Juan Infante also viewed

Santillana del Mar, Cantabria
Santillana del Mar, Cantabria

Been to Calle de Juan Infante? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Calle de Juan Infante staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?