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Peninsula of Magdalena, Santander
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Jutting out into the emerald Bay of Santander, Peninsula of Magdalena contains the Palacio de la Magdalena palace and gardens and two clean beaches for your lazing pleasure. Head to the peninsula's small zoo to glimpse penguins and seals. Check out the full-scale reproduction of the Santa María, one of Columbus’ ships that sailed to the New World. Paths offer views of dramatic cliffs over the Cantabrian Sea. Alternatively, a small train circles the peninsula, delivering the same vistas with significantly less effort. Make Peninsula of Magdalena part of your personalized Santander itinerary using our Santander vacation builder.
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  • The sound of the ocean from the top is impressive. It is a walk that should not stop to do and enjoy in silence a few minutes so that it sits on the soul
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  • I've walked this peninsula on many occasions and never tire of the views and the scenery. It can be easily reached via a stroll from the city centre in around 30 minutes, which includes walking along ...  more »
  • It is a very nice place, very well preserved and care, all areas and floors are very clean, beautiful trees, and above all, breathe a vibrating relaxing ocean and pine-scented. It also has a small zoo where you have some typical animals of the area very well tended and fed with enough space for recreation. The best is the view you have from the Palace towards the mountains and the sea, I recommend to visit in the evening, an hour before sunset to enjoy it day, admire the beautiful sunsets and walk a little in the evening with all very nice illuminated.
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