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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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Nice stroll on waterfront

This is a nice, wide, sidewalk by the marina. There are some interesting statues and some benches to sit. Plenty of boats to look at coming and going from the marina and the bay.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
jbrums
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Snohomish, Washington

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Snohomish, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice, wide, sidewalk by the marina. There are some interesting statues and some benches to sit. Plenty of boats to look at coming and going from the marina and the bay.

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Herefordshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You can spend a lovely couple of hours here just watching the yachts and boats potter about. There are some great seats to relax on and in the sunshine it is a good place to be. It is a short walk back into the town.

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Brisbane, Australia
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763 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 240 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 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
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 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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Cairo, Egypt
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58 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 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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64 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 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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Woking, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
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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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