Santander, capital of Cantabria, is a cozy and quiet coastal town with a large south facing bay whose beauty has made it as one of the most beautiful bays in the world.
A modern city due to the fire that took place in 1941 and destroyed its old town that had to be almost entirely rebuilt.
Nowadays Santander is a dynamic city with intense commercial and service movements, during the all the year Santander enjoys many cultural activities.
The Festival Palace has a very important annual programs (cycles of theater, dance, opera, music ...) that culminates in summer with the Festival Internacional de Santander.
We also note the Menéndez Pelayo International University and the renovated and expanded Cantabrian Maritime Museum, besides the spectacular golf course named Mataleñas.
The city covers a range of must-sees such as the Cathedral, the Palacio de la Magdalena, the arcaded square, El Banco de Santander, the Grand Casino Sardinero or the Festival Hall, Exhibition and Sports. We can not forget various museums such as the Museum of Fine Arts, the Cantabrian Maritime Museum or the Museum of Prehistory, among others.
You can find this and more information about Santander city in www.turismoensantander.es