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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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  • A highly recommended place is for a stroll and observe the animals that exist as penguins, seals, sea lions, a good place for an afternoon, you also have beaches on the side where you can have a swim or get wet feet.
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  • It is not having much that visit the peninsula, because the main attraction is the Palace, but not removed so that we can enjoy a wonderful natural environment, before or after visiting the Palace. Devoted a morning or an afternoon, complete this nice set of Santander. And then, as no, go on foot to take anchovies.
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  • Often site. Some views spectacular and a silence worthy of preserving. Only the sound of the waves breaking on the cliffs. Sundays there are more people, but if you can't make it during the week it's worth a lot.
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