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Guided visits in Santander

Visita Guiada Anillo Cultural

Cultural Ring

Visita Guiada

  • Cathedral Tower:  10:30-11:45-16:45-18:00
  • Santander City Wall Interpretation Centre:  11:00-12:00-13:00-17:00-18:00-19:00
  • Air Raid Shelter:   11:00-12:00-13:00-17:00-18:00-19:00

Booking essential:  942.20.30.99
From the 1st of August:

Price: 3€ pper person and centre. Under 6s: free.
Pass option 1: 6€ the three centres.
Pass option 2: 11€ the three centres + Guided visit around the Palacio de la Magdalena


Palacio Magdalena

Palacio de La Magdalena

Winter opening times (from the 19th of September)

Monday from Friday: 11:00 - 12:00 - 13:00 - 17:00 - 18:00 h

Saturdays: 10:00 - 11:00 - 12:00 -16:00 -  17-00 h

Sundays:  11:00 - 12:00 -13:00 h

6€ per person.

Cultural ring pass + Palacio: 11.00 euros

If you have not booked, we recommend arriving 15 minutes before the start of the tour.

For further information:


Santander en la memoria

“Recalling Santander” Route

Daily route

Departing from the Tourist Office in Paseo Pereda.
Itinerary: 1.- Jardines de Pereda 2.- Botin Centre 3.- Post Office 4.- Cathedral (entry price included) and Church of el Cristo 5.- Mercado de la Esperanza 6.- City Hall 7.- Church of la Compañía 8.- Plaza Porticada 9.- Mercado del Este 10.- Banco Mercantil and Plaza Pombo.
Departure time in  july, August and September: 10.00, 11:30 y 12.00 horas diariamente.
Price: Free Tour, pay what you want and are able.
Length: approximately 2 hours.
Information and booking:

Prior booking required: 609 13 12 98 / 630 59 00 82

Ruta 1941

1941 Route “Santander in flames”

From Tuesday to Saturday

Departing from Plaza del Ayuntamiento.
Departure time: 11 am
Length: approximately 2 hours 30 minutes.
Itinerary: Ayto, c/Cádiz, Cathedral, Porticada, Cañadio.
Price: Saturdays at 11 am, it is a free tour (free contribution).
The other times and days price: 8 euros adults; 6 euros 12-18 years, under 12s free. For groups of 10 to 20 people, 6e per person and over 20 people (when possible) 5€.
Days on which the visits are made: : Tuesday to Thursday at 11 am. Friday and Saturday at 11 am and 6 pm.

Information and bookings:   //
Telephone:  696 571 079

Prior booking required in all cases, including the free tour in order to control the numbers.


Under Judicial Secrecy Tour

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Night Tour (whenever the hours of sunlight allow it), about the most notorious or traumatic criminal cases of Santander. The dark side of what is considered to be one of the most beautiful bays in the world.

Departure: Plaza del Ayuntamiento.
Length: Approximately 2 hours.
Time: At 7 pm.
Price: 10€ standard. Groups of 10 to 20 people 8€/person and groups of 20 to 30 people (when possible) 7€/person.
Days on which the visits are made: Tuesday to Thursday at 7 pm. Friday and Saturday at 7.30 pm.

Due to the subject matter, it is not recommended for children under the age of 16, legally speaking. As with any recommendation, the final decision lies with the legal guardians, but it is not our responsibility as we have given this prior warning.
Due to the route, with hills, steps, etc., it is very complicated for people with reduced mobility, particularly for wheelchairs.
All the tours require prior booking, either with a previously purchased ticket or, in the case of the Free tours, at least with a telephone call to have a better control over the numbers, given the present circumstances.

Prior booking required on
For further contacts, information and help, telephone: 696 57 10 79

Centro Botín

Being Santander

Length: 2 and a half hours
Starting time: 10:00 am.
Only Tuesdays.
Meeting Point:
 Centro Botín.
Dates for Route: From the 7th of July to the 29th of September.
Maximum group: : 30 pax
A minimum of 6 adults is necessary to do the route.
Price: Adult (16 or over): 10€ and Children (from 8 to 16 years) 5€.
Accessible visit.
Online sales close on the Monday prior to the visit.

Bookings on:


Santander Walking Tour

Only Wednesdays.

Length: 3 hours
Starting time: 9:30 am
Meeting Point:  City Hall.
Dates for Route: From the 8th of August to the 30th of September.

A minimum of 6 adults is required to do the route.

Price: AAdult (16 years or over): 25€ and children (from 8 to 16 years) 15€.
Deadline date for booking: the previous day.

Bookings on:

Jardines de pereda


Only Wednesdays

Length: 2 and a half hours.
Starting time: 5 pm.
Meeting point:  Tourist Office at Jardines de Pereda
Dates for the route: : from the 8th of July to the 30th of September.
Maximum capacity of the group: 20 people.
Minimum group: 6 people.
Adult price   (16 years or over): 18€
Child price  (8 to 16 years): 15€
The price includes entry to the Botin Centre.

Route with limited accessibility.

Deadline date for booking: : the previous Tuesday.

Bookings on:  en:


Santander Centre on foot + e-bike tour Sardinero

Only Thursdays

Length: 3 hours
Time: 10:00 am
Dates for the route: From June to October.
Capacity of the group:10 people.
Minimum group: 4 people
Adult price:  30€
Child price  (8 to 15 years): 25€
Deadline date for booking: 24 hours before the activity starts.

Comfortable footwear recommended.

Bookings on: en:

Plaza Italia

Sardinero Belle Époque Route

Only on Sundays

Meeting point:   Casino Plaza de Italia
Length: 2 hours
Starting time: 10 am.
Dates for the route:  From July to October.
Group: Maximum 12 people.s
Minimum group for the route: 4 people
Price: adults 10 € and children 4€

Online sales close 48 hours prior to the activity.

Bookings on:

Ruta en barco

Boat Trips

Boat trips to Santander, the city within the boundaries of Costa Quebrada

Daily route.

Length: 1 hour.
Meeting point: Embarcadero de los Reginas
Route: Circular route around the bay.
Times: Saturdays and Sundays at 10.30 am to 11.30 am.
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Price: 13,50€
Safety Measures:
Compulsory use of face masks.

Respect safety distances.
Do not touch materials or monuments.
Hand sanitizer available for participants.

Nature routes by boat

The Bay of Santander itinerary proposes showing the continuous movement from the commercial and fishing port, discovering beaches, islets, moors and estuaries, visiting shellfish gathering areas and getting to know their arts and finally, observing man’s footprint and the corrective actions.

Consult days and times on 630 258 513

Regular service Santander-Pedreña-Somo-Santander

Daily route.

Itinerary: Return to and from Santander-Pedreña-Somo-Santander
Times: consult current timetable.
Length: 45 minutes without stops.
Price: 5.10 € / return – 2.95 € / single.

Playa del Puntal service.

Daily coinciding with beach days.

Itinerary: To and from Santander-Playa del Puntal
Times: every 15 minutes.
Price: 4.20 € / return – 2.95 € /single.

Marine trips around the bay, río Cubas and Isla de Mouro biodiversity.

Daily route.

Times: 12 am-1 pm-3.45 pm-4.15pm -5 pm-5.30 pm-6.15pm -6.45 pm-7.30 pm.
Consultations and bookings on  en
Telephone: 942 216 753

refugio antiaéreo de la catedral


Price: free


  • Monday from Friday: 10:00-11:00 - 12:00 - 16:30 - 17:30 - 18:30 h
  • Saturdays:  10:00-11:00 - 12:00 - 16:30 - 17:30 - 18:30 - 19:30 h

Visita Peñacastillo


Guided tours to enjoy activities related to the environment, sustainable production, circular economy and public awareness.