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Palacio Real de La Magdalena

Avenida de La Reina Victoria s/n, 39005 Santander, Spain
+34 942 20 30 84
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Avenida de La Reina Victoria s/n, 39005 Santander, Spain
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+34 942 20 30 84
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"beautiful palace"
in 14 reviews
"guided tour"
in 10 reviews
"la magdalena"
in 7 reviews
"highest point"
in 4 reviews
"tv show"
in 2 reviews
"public park"
in 2 reviews
"queen victoria"
in 2 reviews
"visit inside"
in 2 reviews
"alfonso xiii"
in 2 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 9 reviews
"lovely park"
in 5 reviews
"nice walk"
in 8 reviews
"free entrance"
in 2 reviews
"summer residence"
in 2 reviews
"well worth the effort"
in 3 reviews
"beautiful place to visit"
in 2 reviews
"grand hotel"
in 2 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday

You can visit inside the palace if you want and it is really nice experience, and it has relaxing walk around with amazing views.

Thank Haroldas B
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This summer royal residency has a lot to show for. Surrounded by the most magnificent gardens it features a view of the ocean and the bay of Santander that is beyond anyone’s imagination. Set on a cliff it has a panoramic view of the city...More

Thank Electra L
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A stunning property in a lovely park with a fascinating history. If you are in Santander do make time to go to this site if you can. I was not able to go within having been told only the first 50 get in of a...More

Thank Mitchell C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The peninsula houses the Palace of the Magdalena, a beautiful royal vacation home, that is now a University and a tourist attraction. The view surrounding the Palace and Stables is breathtaking.

Thank PMLama
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Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

This beautiful palace was used for the tv series Gran Hotel. In the summer you can go inside on weekends (see the website). Be advised: the interior was NOT used in the series! The garden and the grass was used in several scenes. “Cantaloa” is...More

Thank hond70
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Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

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...More

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Reviewed July 3, 2018

I was there for a conference and fortunately I was accommodated in Palacio real de la Magdalena itself. What a beautiful and amazing environment. Every time you open your window, you feel you are within the nature.

Thank Iftak H
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Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

The palace is located inside the park with same name. The park is not kept in a state of art but the location is gorgeous. The city should make an effort to open the castle to the tourists, as they only have access to the...More

Thank aldoh429
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Reviewed June 10, 2018

Within very easy walk from Santemar Hotel.Recently beautifully restored and the views from here are spectacular.All outside scenes from long running Spanish series Gran Hotel shot here.Highly recommended.

Thank Chris D
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Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

This building is situated on the headland and provides ample opportunities the get some lovely shots over the Bay of Biscay. The gardens are neat and tidy and the tower on the building is very unusual. How do you get to see the inside of...More

Thank Bruce B
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majesty318
August 7, 2016|
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Response from KrisD_pl | Reviewed this property |
We used the buses to get there and come back to the center. Bus stops are located on Paseo de Pereda among others. Bus stop you need to get off is simply called La Magdalena so check the routes on the tusantander website, go... More
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Bob P
September 21, 2015|
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Response from Cana1Toronto | Reviewed this property |
We went in late May, You will find the email address to the Palace on the Santander Convention Bureau website. Search: Palacio de la Magdalena - Santander Convention Bureau Great visit
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