Museo Marítimo del Cantábrico

Santander
Cantabria
Attractions and places of interest
Museums

A fascinating maritime museum where whales, sharks, galleons and transatlantic liners are all featured. There is a large aquarium with over 700,000 litres of water containing species of marine life found in the Cantabrian sea & mammal skeletons including one of a 24-metre shark. Group tariff for Privilege Card holders.

 

Nearby attractions

This casino was built at the turn of the century when Santander became a very popular summer resort due to the presence of the royal family on its beaches.

On the north of the city, the 13,000 m² gardens of the Jardines de Piquio nestle between the beaches of El Sardinero, providing stunning views out to sea.

Enjoy a different view of the city and take a guided boat trip in the bay of Santander and Natural Park Marismas de Santoña, Victoria and Joyel to observe the many marine birds, visit the fishing areas and also see the...

This beautiful peninsula is a perfect day trip, especially for families. Spend time walking or cycling around the coast and enjoy a picnic under the shade of the pine trees. There is 25 hectares of open space here to enjoy!...

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