Tag Archive: Cantabria

Preview: the Santander International Festival

Santander is an elegant Cantabrian city that stretches along a dramatic coast. Together with its many natural and historic attractions, your group can enjoy here one of Spain’s great annual cultural events: the Santander International Festival. Held each year in August, this is a fantastic opportunity to see some of the world’s great performers in […]

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Preview: the Santander International Festival

Santander is an elegant Cantabrian city that stretches along a dramatic coast. Together with its many natural and historic attractions, your group can enjoy here one of Spain’s great annual cultural events: the Santander International Festival. Held each year in August, this is a fantastic opportunity to see some of the world’s great performers in […]

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Below the surface: Cave tourism in northern Spain

If your group is looking for a different kind of experience while on their tour in Spain, here is something that’s really off the beaten track: exploring the caves of northern Spain. For this thrilling adventure, you’ll need more than bathing suits and sun cream. Instead, think helmets, lanterns and rubber boots. With more than […]

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Top 5 Coasts: The Green Coast

The mention of Spanish beaches tends to conjure images of endless stretches of golden sand, warm beneath an always sunny Mediterranean sky…but there’s another side to the Spanish coast. The Green Coast (la Costa Verde) in Asturias stretches 350 kilometers along the wild Cantabrian Sea, and is best known for its verdant nature, secluded coves, […]

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Beating the crowds: unspoiled summer destinations

Spain welcomed an estimated 82.2 million international visitors in 2017, making it the world’s second most popular travel destination – and for good reason. The country is home to an amazing diversity of culture, history, nature, and cuisine. Despite the numbers, there are plenty of pockets to explore that have been untouched by mass tourism, […]

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City Portrait: Santander

Santander is the Cantabrian capital, a lively seaside city built upon the rocky Magdalena Peninsula. It boasts fine urban beaches, busy shopping streets, a hopping bar and restaurant scene, and some intriguing cultural attractions. This is enriched with the passage of the Way of Saint James pilgrimmage route to Santiago de Compostela and the neighboring […]

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Summer holidays are here…

… and that means it’s time for us, too, to take a small blogging break! But you can take Spain on your tablet with you to the beach or enjoy our articles comfortably at home with a glass of fresh sangria. Maybe you will even get inspired and decide to take a last minute short […]

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Discover Cantabria in Jubilee Year 2017

The Lebaniego Way in Spain’s northern region of Cantabria is one of the world’s great Christian pilgrimages – it also takes travellers on a journey through some of Spain’s most beautiful landscapes. Jubilee Year 2017 is the perfect time to discover it. The Lebaniego Way: drawing pilgrims from around the world The Liebaniego Way was […]

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Northern Spain: a cool alternative

In the summer months, when central Spain is uncomfortably hot and cities like Sevilla become all but abandoned, most visitors (as well as many Spaniards) flock to the shores to keep cool. But for those who want to avoid both the heat and the crowds, there’s another option – head north! Besides being cooler, greener […]

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