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Address: Zona Maritima, s/n, 39004 Santander, Spain
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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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Really nice place to stroll around the waterfront

Puerto Chico is a great place to stroll around and relax in Santander. Plan to budget around an hour here and be sure to include some of the other attractions adjacent if you have... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 2, 2016
Shawn B
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Brisbane, Australia

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Brisbane, Australia
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734 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

Puerto Chico is a great place to stroll around and relax in Santander. Plan to budget around an hour here and be sure to include some of the other attractions adjacent if you have time (such as the park, etc). Essentially Puerto Chico is a marina so you will likely get many nice photos on a great day (afternoon would... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

Had a hotel room overlooking this marina which is a hive of activity with the fishermen going out every day and familes spending time there on a Sunday.loads of benches if you're mobility isn't too good and well worth a visit

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Barcelona, Spain
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46 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2016 via mobile

There's not too much to do here, but Puerto Chico makes for a good landmark when exploring Santander. It's home to the largest Spanish flag I've ever seen.

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Eastbourne, E.Sussex
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71 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

When we last visited the far end of the old port area a couple of years ago this was a derelict area full of rusty boats and machinery. Now the whole area has been transformed into a classy urban park which provides beautiful views across the bay. What has also been revealed is a large old dry dock. There is... More 

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Thank Bluejazzy
Cairo, Egypt
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41 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

If you love the seam and you are a water fan, then you can spend some time at this particular point. A nice yacht port directly facing beaches.

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Dublin
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62 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015 via mobile

Good place for a nice walk, but no bars or restaurants by the sea, they are across a busy main road, which is a terrible pity!!!

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1 Thank ClarieMag
Woking, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 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
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 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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Thank Arturo A
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 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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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 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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