Palacio Real de La Magdalena

Palacio Real de La Magdalena

Palacio Real de La Magdalena
4.5
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
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macedonboy
Glasgow, UK185,732 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2022
The former summer residence of King Alfonso XIII until the end of his reign, and now owned by the city of Santander. The exterior of the building is built in a bizarre mix of different styles, especially the south-east facing side which looked like it could’ve been several houses joined together. There’s Neo-Gothic, Neo Renaissance, Flemish and Catabrian influences everywhere.
Written December 13, 2022
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TravelLovers2
United States4,726 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2022
After watching the spanish novela "Gran Hotel", we found out that this place existed. Since we were planning to travel to northern Spain, we decided to visit this place. We were not interested in visiting the inside. The day was cold so staying around was hard since the wind was very cold and strong. It did not disappoint us.

We took a taxi to get there, so he dropped us off at the top. We walked down and went to the see the La Niña, La Pinta and La Santa Maria ships they had on display. It was cute. The school kids that were there really enjoyed it.
Written May 28, 2022
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George S
Miami Beach, FL1,616 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022 • Couples
This is a former Royal Summer Palace which is now used by the local university for its summer language program. A visit here is only possible via a tour which was only in spanish, though the guide would answer questions in English. Not an “over-the-top” setting but a peasant one. The Palace is on the Peninsula de la Magdalena , which in itself is quite nice.
Written October 24, 2022
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Anthony O
1 contribution
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Friends
Unless you speak Spanish, do not bother.

We tried to use the English spoken QR code but there is no way of knowing which clip you should be listening to.

Unless you're Spanish, give this one a miss.
Written January 2, 2024
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kris-goes-places
290 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 • Couples
We did not actually go into the Palacio, just walked around it, so maybe I shouldn’t really be reviewing. - but I wanted to mention that it really is lovely on the peninsula and well worth a visit just for the views. We are planning to return tomorrow and walk around some more!
Written April 13, 2023
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Ramona
Auckland Central, New Zealand641 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2018 • Couples
The palace itself is absolutely stunning and the view from the top is also gorgeous. It is a nice walk to the palace and around as well. You can go through the small forest or up the path. Either way, it is very nice. What shocked me were the ponds for the sea animals. Why in the world would you keep penguins and seals in small areas when the ocean is literally 50 meters away? It was a horrible sight to see. Especially because this is a public space so there were people smoking and crowds of people (noise pollution for the animal). This was heartbreaking and I truly hope that this is removed soon.
Written December 13, 2018
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ryetee
Miramont-de-Guyenne, France143 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2015 • Couples
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 is that it consists of visits to a number of the conference rooms (set up lecture-hall style) and one fleeting glance into what was a private salon. It is set in a wonderful location, which justifies the visit, (free entry) but the time spent inside could be better spent outside looking away from the building. There are excellent views from the grounds which, themselves, are a joy to walk through. A taxi there is €6 from the city centre: walk around the gardens and then back along the beach below, later picking up the road past the Maritime Museum and back into the central city.
Written June 14, 2015
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felician126
20 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2019
Plan carefully your visit. Hours of visit are very strict. I was with my husband and I could not enter before 11am. They were guided groups that entered before 11am.
The visit was worth it. PALACE INTERIOR, FURNITURE PARTS, CRUSHER CANDLES ARE BEAUTIFUL. The only thing that should be changed: guide in English, not only in Spanish.
Written May 7, 2019
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fuggles1901
Tyne and Wear, UK302 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2018 • Couples
We paid for our tickets expecting to have a nice walk around the palace but no you are marshalled from room to room and have to sit in what I can only describe as school chairs I speak Spanish so knew what was going on and to be brutally honest it was very boring.
Written July 15, 2018
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BennyMalaga
Malaga, Spain89,733 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2014 • Couples
We went there on a Saturday morning knowing that there would be a guided tour of the palace at 10 am. The entrance fee was only 3 euros. The guide was very knowledgeable and had a very good speaking voice. She showed us the living quarters of the Royal Family, and these were quite beautiful. The tour lasted almost an hour and was worth seeing.
Written August 13, 2014
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