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From Santander: Lakes of Covadonga Guided Day Trip

1. From Santander: Lakes of Covadonga Guided Day Trip

Asturias is the region that has it all. Find out why they say that paradise is in Asturias on a full-day trip that takes you past its blue lakes, green hillsides, and stunning coastline. Marvel at the mountains of Covadonga and learn the secrets that they hold. The tour starts from Santander and takes you past many Asturian and Cantabrian treasures. Learn about the history of this region as you drive into Covadonga Mountain National Park and up to Mirador de Entrelagos – the viewpoint between 2 lakes – where you'll take in Ercina and the Enol below. After visiting the Lakes of Covadonga, venture down to the Royal Site of Covadonga, home to the Virgen of Covadonga. Popularly known as La Santina, this site has a majestic Basilica built from stones from the surrounding mountains. The next stop is Cangas de Onís. Once the capital of the Kingdom of Asturias, this small town is home to a charming bridge with an incredible history. Learn all about this town from your guide and snap a picture of the famous victory cross. The last stop of the day is Santillana del Mar. Wander through one of the most charming towns of Cantabria and marvel at its unique cultural heritage. After the visit, return to Santander by bus.

Santander: Santander on Fire 1941 Historic Walking Tour

2. Santander: Santander on Fire 1941 Historic Walking Tour

There are many ways to get to know Santander, the capital of Cantabria. You can visit El Sardinero, the nobility of the Magdalena, eat a Regma ice cream, or visit one of the most beautiful bays in the world. Now, do you know what is really behind all this?  To understand Santander, you must understand its historic center and the history of the great fire of 1941, the catastrophe that razed much of the city. See how Santander has been rebuilt into the city known today on a tour which highlights the locations most significant to the fire. A story full of intrigue, decay, anonymous heroes, and fire and destruction wherever you look. It's promised that you'll never see the streets of Santander the same way again after a couple hours with your extremely knowledgable guide.

Cantabria: Private Guided Visit to Bodegas Vidular Vineyard

3. 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: Wine and Liquor Tasting Guided Tour with Snacks

4. 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!!!

Potes: Historical Guided Walking Tour

5. Potes: Historical Guided Walking Tour

Discover the beauty of Potes and its medieval Old Town on this guided walking tour. Admire the town's highlights like the new Church of San Vicente and the Torre del Infantado tower. Learn about the town's history, culture, and cuisine as you stroll. Meet your local guide in front of the monument to Jesus de Monasterio in the park in front of the new Church of San Vicente. Unlock the history of illustrious figures such as Jesús de Monasterio as you walk down cobbled streets and take in views of the Peña Labra and Peña Sagra mountains. Hear about the San Pedro, Calseco, and Linares towers and find out which remains. View the 14th-century Torre del Infantado tower which was used by the Mendoza family in their fights with the Manrique house. Pass by emblematic historical buildings as you make your way through the Solana district in the heart of the historic quarter of the town. Capture pictures of stone mansions with balconies full of flowers, narrow cobbled streets, charming squares and bridges that cross the Deva and Quiviesa rivers. Find out about local customs, festivals, and traditions. Listen to mouth-watering descriptions of lebaniego stew (chickpea, potato and meat stew), orujos (pomace brandy), and homemade desserts. Finish your tour at your meeting point.

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It is a great route through the history of Santander. The life of its people, how the fire happened and what were the causes that made it lethal for the city. After February 15, 1941, Santander was no longer the same. It was the birth of what we know today, although few of us imagined the disaster caused by that fire. To understand, you have to listen to Héctor and then we will know. Totally recommended.

Highly recommended. The guide we had was Héctor who gave us a different tour without just telling the history of the city as usual. It shows that he really likes his work and that he transmits to people.

Spectacular is an understatement, Héctor is the cane!! entertaining, super fun and above all it helps you to know the history of Santander, I recommend it without any doubt

Very interesting trip through the history of Santander! The guide very prepared, friendly and patient! More than recommended!

Very pleasant, friendly, with a lot of information and helps to understand architecture and history of the city