Information about Cantabria

Cantabria is a beautiful community that is in the north of Spain, flanked by Asturias, the Basque Country and Castilla León. Its population exceeds half a million inhabitants and has an area of ​​almost 5,300 km2. Its climate is humid with mild temperatures and it has spectacular landscapes, especially those that have beaches or mountains as protagonists.

Next I will give you information about Cantabria so that you can prepare your trip. Take note:

– Its flora and fauna are very important and you can see large forests, natural parks , reserves and mountains that are a real pleasure for the eyes.

– You can find several types of tourism with a great variety of activities. Rural tourism is very important in this Community and you can practice it almost anywhere. If you prefer relaxation in the sun, you have 60 beaches with different characteristics so that you can choose the one that best suits you.

– Cantabria has a great historical and architectural heritage , as well as different prehistoric caves. The ideal place to see all kinds of buildings and styles.
– There you can practice natural sports such as mountaineering, hiking , mountaineering, skiing, horse riding or canoeing, as well as finding many places to practice the typical football, tennis, basketball or others.

– The Cantabria airport is in Maliaño, 5 kilometers from Santander (the capital and the most important city for tourism and culture). There are daily flights to other Spanish cities such as Madrid, Barcelona, ​​Valencia, Alicante, Malaga or Gran Canaria. They also leave daily to international cities such as London, Frankfurt, Rome or Liverpool.

– The port of Santander is very important and from there you can take a ferry that will take you to England, specifically to Plymouth.

– As for the Cantabrian gastronomy , it is delicious and very varied. It focuses especially on fish and shellfish, specifically those from the Cantabrian Sea, although there are also exquisite meats since game is very important, especially tundaca veal.