Santander Tourism

The port city of Santander (UK /ˌsæntənˈdɛər, -tæn-/, US /ˌsɑːntɑːnˈdɛər/; Spanish: [santanˈder]) is the capital of the autonomous community and historical region of Cantabria situated on the north coast of Spain. Located east of Gijón and west of Bilbao, the city has a population of 178,465 (2013). Santander houses the headquarters of multinational bank Banco Santander, and is the location of the founding of the namesake company.

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

Yes,it is that simple really! Enjoy your trip! Keep travelling!

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Santander

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

    • Air Pollution 15 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 5 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 30 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 10 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 37.5 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 6.25 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 12.5 (Very Low)
  • How safe is Santander for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Santander.

    • Burglary and Theft 25 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 27.27 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 22.73 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 57.5 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 27.27 (Low)
    • Attacks 29.55 (Low)
    • Drug offense 43.18 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 88.64 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 61.36 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 29.55 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 22.73 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 34.09 (Low)
  • Quality of Life Index of Santander is 200.56 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 69 (High)
    • Climate Index 96.6 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 16.98 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 15 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 59.62 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 91.67 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.7 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 71.7 (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 Santander

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.14 USD
    • International Movie per seat 8.78 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 32.91 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 80.45 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 93.25 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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