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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.
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==Regions==
 
'''Cantabria''' has the following sub-regions:
 
*[[Santander]]
 
*[[Trasmiera]]
 
*[[Ason-Aguera]]
 
*[[Pas]]
 
*[[Campoo]]
 
*[[Besaya]]
 
*[[Costa Central]]
 
*[[Saja-Nansa]]
 
*[[Liebana]]
 
  
 
==Cities==
 
==Cities==
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*[[Hornos de la Peña]] Caves
 
*[[Hornos de la Peña]] Caves
 
*[[Altamira]] Caves and Museum
 
*[[Altamira]] Caves and Museum
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*[[El Soplao]] Caves
 
*Roman spa in [[Camesa Rebolledo]]
 
*Roman spa in [[Camesa Rebolledo]]
*[[Cabárceno]] Natur Park and Zoo
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*[[Cabárceno]] Nature Park and Zoo
 
*[[Picos de Europa]] National Park
 
*[[Picos de Europa]] National Park
  
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==Get in==
 
==Get in==
The best airport is in [[Santander]]. Since it is a small airport international flights might go to [[Bilbao]]. [[Bilbao]] is only 100km (60m) from [[Santander]].  
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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.
  
 
Arrival by car from [[Bilbao]] is via the A8 freeway.
 
Arrival by car from [[Bilbao]] is via the A8 freeway.
 
  
 
==Get around==
 
==Get around==
Since many interesting places are outside the main city [[Santander]] in small villages in the country side a car is recommendable. 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]].
  
 
==See==
 
==See==
  
 
==Do==
 
==Do==
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You can '''surf''' at the beaches of Somo, Los Locos in Suances near Torrelavega and Meron in San Vicente de la Barquera.
  
 
==Eat==
 
==Eat==
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==Drink==
 
==Drink==
  
==Stay safe==
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==Sleep==
  
 
==Get out==
 
==Get out==
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{{outline}}
 
{{outline}}
{{isIn|Spain}}
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{{isPartOf|Northwestern_Spain}}
  
 
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[[es:Cantabria]]

Latest revision as of 00:09, 28 October 2011

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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Get in[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit][add listing]

Do[edit][add listing]

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

Eat[edit][add listing]

Drink[edit][add listing]

Sleep[edit][add listing]

Get out[edit]

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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