Laredo Tourism

Laredo (Spanish pronunciation: [laˈɾeðo]) is a town in the autonomous community of Cantabria. According to the 2008 census (INE), the municipality has a population of 12,648 inhabitants. In addition to Laredo, the municipality includes the villages of La Arenosa, El Callejo, Las Cárcobas, Las Casillas, La Pesquera, Tarrueza and Villante. Except from the last two, the other villages had been physically integrated into Laredo. Located between the cities of Santander and Bilbao, Laredo is known in the region and nationally for "La Salvé", its 5 km long beach (7 km at high tide) and for the historic part of town dating back to Roman times. Its festivities in August are also well known due to the main event that occurs every year on the last Friday of August, known as la batalla de flores (the battle of the flowers), during which large floats entirely covered with flowers and petals are paraded along the central streets. In Laredo (and many other cities in Spain) it is tradition for a group of men to parade a giant sardine through town at the end of carnival. At the end of this ritual, called Entierro de la Sardina ("burial of the sardine"), the sardine is burned on the beach after a fireworks display.

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This is a comprehensive travel guide for Laredo in Spain. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Laredo like a local. The nearest major city to Laredo is San Sebastian. Attractions in San Sebastian include La Concha Beach, Parte Vieja, Mount Igueldo , The Funicular And The Amusement Park. Also, to reach Laredo, you'll have to take a flight to San Sebastian; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Popular vacation packages of Laredo are of 1-2 days.

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  • Know the pollution level of Laredo before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 33.33 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 4.17 (Very Low)
  • How safe is Laredo for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Laredo.

    • Burglary and Theft 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 21.88 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 57.14 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 21.88 (Low)
    • Attacks 25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 96.88 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 71.88 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 25 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 15.63 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 25 (Low)
  • Quality of Life Index of Laredo is 208.86 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 74.29 (High)
    • Climate Index 96.35 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 13.51 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 15 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 57.74 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 86.11 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.05 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 83.7 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Laredo

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.17 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.11 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 36.05 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 85.38 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 92.5 USD

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