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Comillas: Gaudí’s El Capricho Entrance Ticket & Tour Option

1. Comillas: Gaudí’s El Capricho Entrance Ticket & Tour Option

Visit one of only three buildings designed by Gaudí outside of Barcelona, the stunning El Capricho. Choose a ticket-only option to explore on your own, or select a guided tour to dive deeper into Gaudí’s life and work. Discover this colorful mansion surrounded by sunflowers, where every detail has meaning. Enjoy access to all the exterior and interior spaces, as well as audiovisual materials and exhibitions to explain this great work of art. With the guided tour option you’ll learn more about the secrets and history of El Capricho. The tour starts outside and takes you through the mansion’s main floor. Afterwards, you’re free to explore the rest of the site on your own.

From Santander : 4.5-Hour Cabarceno Natural Park Tour

2. From Santander : 4.5-Hour Cabarceno Natural Park Tour

Visit Cabarceno Natural Park with a guide to understand and see what makes this park so unique. Once an open-cast iron mining operation, the park was reclaimed and turned into a conservation and also provides environmental education. The park is home to almost 150 species of animals from the five continents that live in a semi-freedom and are distributed in large enclosures. Explore the park by minivan and also have the opportunity to see it from the air as you take a short trip on a cable car. During your visit, see a large variety of animals including, but not limited to gorillas, tigers, bears, and elephants. Depending on the season and weather conditions have the chance to see flight demonstrations of raptors, as well as a demonstration of sea lions.

Santander: Surf Lessons on Playa de Somo

3. Santander: Surf Lessons on Playa de Somo

Learn to surf with experienced instructors from one of Europe's most prestigious surfing schools. Ride the waves off on the shores of Playa de Somo, located just outside the city of Santander. Choose from 3 lesson options: Beginner: Learn to surf in a way that is quick, safe, and fun with experienced and qualified teachers. Within a small group, learn the basics of surfing in a relaxed way. Intermediate: Improve your surfing skills with intermediate lessons. Correct your failures, hone your technique, and develop your own surfing style. Advanced: Expand your range of maneuvers, and improve your style with advanced tutoring. Get prepared for competitive surfing and master the advanced elements of the sport.

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What people are saying about Cantabria

An unforgettable experience, the views and the animals from the movie. A unique place. Our guide, a very attentive guy with us, very documented, very communicative. I recommend this tour 100%.

A very interesting excursion, we saw many animals. I hope to repeat one day and have Jon as a guide again; What he was saying was very interesting, he knew Cabárceno very well!

Small group (8 people), great teacher who gave us good instruction, freedom to practice on our own and was always there to support. Only to be recommended!

It was a very wonderful trip. The host was very knowledgeable and took care of us really well.

Perfect! Another work of the genius amazes even the smallest of the house