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*[[Altamira]] Caves and Museum
*[[Altamira]] Caves and Museum
*Roman spa in [[Camesa Rebolledo]]
*Roman spa in [[Camesa Rebolledo]]
*[[Cabárceno]] Natur Park and Zoo
*[[Cabárceno]] Nature Park and Zoo
*[[Picos de Europa]] National Park
*[[Picos de Europa]] National Park

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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.


Cantabria has the following sub-regions:


Other destinations



Get in

The nearest airport is in Santander, but most flights are domestic, primarily from Madrid. Many direct international flights land in Bilbao, which is only 100km (60m) away.

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 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.



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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