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Cantabria is a region of [[Spain]], located on the northern coast. Its main infrastructure hub is [[Santander]] with about 180,000 inhabitants.
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Cantabria is a region on the northern coast of [[Spain]]. Its main infrastructure hub is [[Santander]] with about 180,000 inhabitants.
  
 
==Regions==
 
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==Get in==
 
==Get in==
The nearest airport is in [[Santander]], but most flights are domestic, primarily from Madrid. International flights from London, Dublin, Rome, Milan, Frankfurt, Paris and Amsterdam. Other international flights to Bilbao.
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The nearest airport is in [[Santander]].  There are domestic flights, primarily from Madrid, and international flights with Ryanair from London, Dublin, Brussels, Rome, Milan, Frankfurt, Paris and Amsterdam. Other international flights to Bilbao.
  
 
Arrival by ferry from [[UK]] is also possible in [[Santander]]. There is a ferry terminal.
 
Arrival by ferry from [[UK]] is also possible in [[Santander]]. There is a ferry terminal.
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==Get around==
 
==Get around==
Since many interesting places are outside the main city [[Santander]] in small villages in the countryside a car is useful. Alternatively public buses are available to larger towns. Frequent public buses are available between [[Santander]] and [[Bilbao]].
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Since many interesting places are outside [[Santander]] in small villages in the countryside a car is useful. Alternatively public buses are available to larger towns. Frequent public buses are available between [[Santander]] and [[Bilbao]].
  
 
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Cantabria is a region on the northern coast of Spain. Its main infrastructure hub is Santander with about 180,000 inhabitants.

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Cantabria has the following sub-regions:

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Get in

The nearest airport is in Santander. There are domestic flights, primarily from Madrid, and international flights with Ryanair from London, Dublin, Brussels, Rome, Milan, Frankfurt, Paris and Amsterdam. Other international flights to Bilbao.

Arrival by ferry from UK is also possible in Santander. There is a ferry terminal.

Arrival by car from Bilbao is via the A8 freeway.

Get around

Since many interesting places are outside Santander in small villages in the countryside a car is useful. Alternatively public buses are available to larger towns. Frequent public buses are available between Santander and Bilbao.

See

Do

You can surf at the beaches of Somo, Los Locos in Suances near Torrelavega and Meron in San Vicente de la Barquera.

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Get out

If you are coming from the Basque Country the logical continuation is to go to Asturias. Just follow the coastline westwards.

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