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Cantabria: Private Guided Visit to Bodegas Vidular Vineyard

1. Cantabria: Private Guided Visit to Bodegas Vidular Vineyard

Take a private walking tour of a small vineyard at Bodegas Vidular in the Vidular region of Cantabria. Upon arrival, meet one of the family members who will guide you through peaceful surroundings as you learn about the history of the vineyard. Learn about Cantabrian white wines and the varieties of grapes grown. After the walking tour of the vineyard, visit the winery's production facilities. Discover some of the secrets of how their wines, cava, and pomace are made. To finish, enjoy a tasting of their products such as white wines, cava, and marc along with snacks of Cantabrian gastronomy products.

Cantabria: El Castillo Caves & Pasiego Valleys Day Trip

2. Cantabria: El Castillo Caves & Pasiego Valleys Day Trip

Discover the jewels of Cantabria with a visit to the fascinating caves of El Castillo and Las Monedas. Drive through the picturesque villages and rivers of the Pasiegos Valleys. Learn about the region's history at the ethnographic Museum of Vega de Pas. Explore the famous Caves of El Castillo and Las Monedas, both World Heritage Sites by UNESCO since 2008 for their cave paintings. Visit an authentic cave with paintings from the Paleolithic era. Marvel at the legacy our ancestors left us thousands of years ago. Next, take a walk through the town of Puente Viesgo, enjoying views over the Pas river. Make the most of your time in the area by eating at a local restaurant. Then, sit back and enjoy a scenic drive around the Pasiego Valleys crossing valleys, rivers, and mountains until you reach the Mountain Pass of Estacas de Trueba. The landscape on the way is spectacular and will leave you enchanted. Conclude the drive at the waterfall that forms the source of the Yera River. Make your way to Vega de Pas, a small town nestled between mountains, known for being one of the authentic Pasiego villages. Visit the Ethnographic Museum of the Tres Villas Pasiegas. Understand how the Pasiegos used to live from your guide. On the back to Santander, make a stop to soak in the magnificent views over the Cantabrian Mountains offered by the Mirador de la Braguía.

From Santander: Flavours of Cantabria Gastronomic Tour

3. From Santander: Flavours of Cantabria Gastronomic Tour

Depart Santander for Santoña at 9:15 AM. This is a small fishing village famous for its anchovy manufacture industry. Visit the anchovy factory of "Conservas Emilia" and discover how their anchovies are prepared. Enjoy the charming streets this beautiful village and the surrounding bay. Next stop at the vineyard of "Bodegas Vidular". Enjoy a relaxing walk along their vineyard while you learn how they produce their white wine. After the tour, taste some of the produce while enjoying the scenic views. Enjoy lunch in a local restaurant in the Pasiego Valleys. Continue towards the viewpoint known as "Mirador de la Braguia" for fantastic views over the valleys. Finally, stop at the largest sobaos factory in the area, "Sobaos Joselín". Visit their museum of “the sobao and the quesada", the local pastries of the region, followed by a guided tasting of their products. Begin the trip back to Santander, arriving at 6:45 PM.

Santoña: Anchovy Factory Tour and Boat Trip

4. Santoña: Anchovy Factory Tour and Boat Trip

You will leave Santander at 9:00 AM, heading for Santoña, a small fishing village famous for its anchovy manufacturing industry. You will first visit the anchovy factory "Conservas Emilia" where you will learn about the process of anchovy production. Afterwards, enjoy a one hour boat trip along the bay up to the famous lighthouse of "El Caballo". On your way to Santoña, you will drive along the marshes of Santoña, Vitoria and Jose. This natural bay is one of the best places in Cantabria for bird watching, and is listed as a protected natural park. Afterwards, you will take a short and scenic tour by car before starting your trip back to Santander. This is a quiet excursion for all ages, and especially for lovers of seafaring cities.

Cantabria: Wine and Liquor Tasting Guided Tour with Snacks

5. Cantabria: Wine and Liquor Tasting Guided Tour with Snacks

We are an artisanal distillery. We distill in "Alquitara" a very ancient way that permit us get the best hard liquor "Aguardiente de Orujo" a wonderful Gyn with international prizes, Classic Gyn and tropical (pink), and in one year and a half, we will have the first Whisky distill in Alquitara of the world!!! Nowadays, our clients can taste a fantastic " Hard liquor of malt". During our tour, we explain the elaborate of our products in each room: Distillery, Wines deposit, barrels room ...for finishing with a especial taste of all of our products and others "delicatessens" like: cheeses, chorizo, gourmet marmalades... all delicious. Get ready for an amazing Experience!!!

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What people are saying about Cantabria

It is a luxury to know the interior of Cantabria and discover the beauty of the Valles Pasiegos. I have never seen such a bright green in such a unique landscape. The waterfall of the Yera river and the panoramic route to get there is amazing. Looks like New Zealand. Gotta go!