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Palacio de La Magdalena, Santander

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A former seasonal residence of the Spanish royal family, Palacio de La Magdalena contains numerous fine paintings by Spanish painters and offers vistas out onto the sea from the top of the Magdalena Peninsula. The best way to see the 20th-century palace is on a tour. The reception rooms in particular impress, and note the the curiously designed student dormitories--which were originally stables--built in a medieval English style. Take a moment to greet the penguins and seals in the small marine enclosure near the entrance. Arrange to visit Palacio de La Magdalena and other attractions in Santander using our Santander family vacation planner.
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  • Go to Santander and not to visit this Palace, is to miss an opportunity to meet part of the history of this city. Not only is history, if not also architecture. As say is visit forced, as seems that Santander not has more history that from the fire of the city, made that you repeat in all the visits that do (although any thing more there).
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  • A must site which is worth to see it, and the cliffs spectacular, entry costs €3 with guide included
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  • On the inside is impressive. I have only posted in lamps and in the stairs! It has a lot of history and is great to know it.
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  • Nice palace, unfortunately not much of the original rooms are left to be seen. The best conserved room can only be seen through the door. The visit is worth it, since it cost only 3eur
  • Beautiful from outside! The spot is really awesome
  • Amazing views of the Cantabrigian Ocean
  • Elegante
  • Historic and beautiful place