Things to Do in Cantabria

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Parts of this fortress-like cathedral date back to the 12th century. Much of the church was destroyed in a 1941 fire, but the 800-plus-year-old crypt... Read More

Santander has a surprising concentration of trendy women's boutiques. Ceca is the current favorite among Spain's fashionistas, who flock here to stock... Read More

You can multitask your leisure time in this restaurant/café/lounge/disco, which is housed in a palatial former family home, with Grandmother's... Read More

You'll find all you need for exploring the bay's waters—top-of-the-line snorkels, swim fins, and wetsuits.... Read More

The velvet box of a boutique features a stylish range of artisanal jewelry by a pan-European lineup of young designers. Bold gold-link necklaces make... Read More

Let the experts guide you through a stellar selection of wines from the nearby Rioja region, as well as other regions of Spain.... Read More

The former carpenter's shop is now a favorite watering hole for Santander's youth-set, who come here for hearty tapas (like blood pudding) and late... Read More

The fascinating museum of maritime culture shows how residents have lived with—and lived off—the sea since Roman times. You'll see quirky... Read More

Recent work by acclaimed video artist Tony Oursler joins Goya's famous portrait of King Fernando VII in this charmingly hit-or-miss provincial... Read More

With its view of the boats bobbing in Puerto Chico and its well-measured gin and tonics, Siboney may be the perfect spot for a postprandial. Read More

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