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Address: Santander, Spain
Phone Number: +34 942 20 30 84
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Península de Magdalena

This peninsula has much to offer: the palace, the beach, walks and outdoor eating. For children there are animals to see and viewings of sealions being fed everyday. Replica... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Maureen C
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This peninsula has much to offer: the palace, the beach, walks and outdoor eating. For children there are animals to see and viewings of sealions being fed everyday. Replica ships are on display with their stories of the age of exploration. Well worth a visit.

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Thank Maureen C
Darlington, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to give dog a run. He loves beaches but can't stay out of the water. Grey day, not many visitor, but impressive. Slabs of rock, smashing waves and bags of room to run a dog. And no signs saying you can't.

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Thank Roger1938
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've walked this peninsula on many occasions and never tire of the views and the scenery. It can be easily reached via a stroll from the city centre in around 30 minutes, which includes walking along one of of the beautiful beaches in Santander. This has a wooden pathway all along the rear to make it all the better for... More 

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Thank FLG235
Vancouver Island
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138 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016

A nice place to walk and enjoy the scenery. The views of the islands of Santa Marina and Mouro can be quite impressive, especially during the winter gale storms. There is an area where they keep the 3 galleons that Vital Alsar utilized in 1978 to recreate Orellana's expedition.

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Motherwell, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

Great place to walk, enjoy the stunning views over the two main bays of Santander and relax in the beautifully kept grounds

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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

Excellent day out we walked from el sardinero along beautiful beaches and on the penninsula there is penguins sea lions ducks and seals to see on a little mini zoo and an excellent play area for kids and some spectacular views of the bay and waves breaking off rocks

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Thank brian c
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

Area is great, palace is not my thing, found it boring and uninspiring. Sad to see a small aquarium with depressed seals that should be 10 metres away in the sea, free.

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Manila, Philippines
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101 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

Peaceful walk around the peninsula on the very well maintained grounds of the stately castle. Beautiful view of the ocean.

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Thank Booster E
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17 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

You do feel somehow that you're transported to another era! Large grounds with forest, green areas, many places to overlook the sea... There is an area with seals and penguins which are well kept although it isn't a proper zoo. At certain times you can see them being fed. There are also some replicas of boats and a life raft.... More 

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Malaga, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

There are also some pools with seals and penguins that you can see without paying any entry fees. Nice views and nice area with trees to walk through.

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