Family and Kids in Santillana Del Mar

Looking out for what can you do with kids and family in Santillana Del Mar? Here are the things that you should not miss out on a family vacation with kids, toddlers, or babies. Discover the ultimate places for kids in Santillana Del Mar, be it water parks, theme parks, or playgrounds. Children will have fun, learn new things, get good food and will not get bored in long queues. Keep reading to know about awesome places and activities to enjoy with your kids in Santillana Del Mar.
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Let's explore our list of kid-friendly attractions in Santillana Del Mar for perfect family outings and getaways.

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    Collegiate Church Of Santillana Del Mar

    Observatory

    Built by the monks in 12th century, this Romanesque Church dates back to 870 AD.A monastery turned into collegiate church, this place is said to be the home to the remains of Santa Juliana. The temple, which is the largest in all of the Cantabrian coast, consists of three naves, three semi-circular apses built in the style of Fromista, a dome, transept and tower. While the apses and the transep...Read more
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    Museum Of The Inquisition

    Observatory

    A small museum displaying instruments of torture used during the Inquisition period and for a long time after. Gruesome equipment used to hurt and torture people are exhibited. Some of the things to see include: A range of torture devices used over the years with their explanations.
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    Casa Del Marques De Santillana

    Family and Kids

    This palace turned five star hotel was once the residence of Marques of Santillana. It is believed that Dona Leonor de la Vega, mother of Lopez de Medonza lived here. The elegant palace is a fifteenth century gothic house, which is now restored and open for the visitors to stay.
  4. Amazing Santillana Del Mar attraction for kids
    Plaza Mayor De Ramon Y Pelayo

    Family and Kids

    This historic plaza has some exemplary medieval architecture. Known as the market place or the commercial center of Santillana Del Mar from the thirteenth century, this place is enclosed with many important buildings from the locality. A few attractions are: Torre de don Borja (FundacionSantillana) La Torre del Merino (la Torrona) Palacio Barreda-Bracho (which is now known as the Parador Gil B...Read more
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    Zoo De Santillana

    Zoo

    Running for about 38 years, this is the only Zoo around the Cantabria area. Located in the outskirts of Santillana del Mar, this is a small zoo with a good number of animal species from various continents. A few must see wildlife beings are: Black and White Colobus Dwarf Crocodile Mongolian Horses Tigers Wolves Orangutans Extremely talkative parrot One can see the owner running around attendi...Read more
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Santillana Del Mar
    Calle De Juan Infante

    Family and Kids

    This medieval looking place with fine architecture is one of the most famous streets for tourists. It is known for alluring bars, restaurants and shops that sell souvenirs and craft items. The street, which is known to be one of the two main streets of the ancient has old stoned buildings with balconies. The street is pedestrian friendly and gives you the feel of walking across a street back in...Read more
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    Museo Del Barquillero

    Family and Kids

    It is a small two-storeyed building located in the House of Archduchess Margaret of Austria. Several wafer trade products like old toys, sculptures, musical scores, plates and other cutlery are exhibited in the museum. The ground floor is a small kiosk that sells sweets, gifts, toys and a range of liquor and waffles. Situated in the first floor up a flight of narrow staircase, a museum displayi...Read more
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    Zoologico Y Parque Cuaternario De Santillana Del Mar

    Park, Wildlife Park, Zoo

    Also known as Quaternary Park, this part of the zoo recreates the wildlife that existed 14,000 years ago. It is a replica of all flora and fauna species that existed in and around Altamira caves. Spread around 32,000 sq. metres, it has replicas of mammals like European bison, boars, chipmunks, Prezwalski horses and European otters. The birds and their remains are categorized based on their livi...Read more
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    Calle De Santo Domingo

    Family and Kids

    It is one of the two main streets in Santillana Del Mar. The Diocesan museum is located in this street. Like other constructions, Calle De Santo Domingo is medieval-looking with old stoned buildings with tiny balconies have metal railings from which creepers and potted plants peek out, giving it an exquisite beauty.There are many cafes, tiny restaurants and souvenir shops that cater to the need...Read more
  10. One of the awesome things children enjoy the most
    Cobreces Beach

    Beach, Water Sport, Picnic Spot

    Small hidden beach in the Cantabrian coast is what this place comprises of. Located between Santillana del Mar and Comillas, this beach has clean sand, moderate waves and is perfect for swimming. It also provides an excellent landscaped for dusk photography.
  11. The best option for younger visitors
    Santa Justa Hermitage

    Beach

    The hermitage is built into cove along the beach. It has a chapel of Santa Justa which can be entered through a slippery path. The door is locked. However, one can see the interiors from the window on the door. It is said that that this hermitage was inhabited by a hermit from the 8th century. After fleeing from the invasion of Seville. During the sixteenth century, Ambrosio Morales, a priest a...Read more
  12. A place where kids enjoy and have fun
    Taller Estudio De Ceramica

    Family and Kids

    Started in 1979, this is a place for handmade ceramics like jars, mugs, plates and other household items. Decoration items like Romanesque sculpture, mythological figurines and folk costumes are also available for exhibition and sale. Processing and renewal methods are open to the sight for the visitors at the public workshops. Also, there is a separate packaging section for the wrapping of pro...Read more
  13. A place perfect for families with kids
    Museo Y Venta De Antiguedades

    Family and Kids

    A small stone-built place for antique and collectible lovers, this museum is a private museum. It has a collectionof antique pieces belonging to various eras, and having diverse styles. These antiques dated back to a long time in the history of Cantabria.
  14. A favorite place to take the kids in the city
    Palacio Barreda Peredo

    Observatory

    Situated on Calle Santa Domingo, this graceful palace is better than any other houses of the Barreda family. Built by Francisco Miguel de Peredo in the early 18th century, the palace is a square plan with two-storeys and a hip roof. The balconies are built with iron cast railings over stone pedestals; shields and weapons of the Peredo can be noticed between the two doors. It is also known as Pa...Read more
  15. It's just one of those places to visit and hang out
    House Of The Hombrones

    Observatory

    Down the street of Canton, we come across this stunning monument. It is a baroque villa located opposite the museum of inquisition. It is a rectangular building with two storeys and a hip-styled roof, where all the sides slope down from a single meeting place on top, towards the walls. The stone facade faces the street and the portico has four arches supporting two entrances. The architecture o...Read more