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Puerto Chico, Santander
(4.3/5 based on 220+ reviews on the web)
Once a lively fishing port in the mid 19th century, Puerto Chico is now somewhat calmer, but has not lost the charm that once drew painters and writers from afar. With views of mountain and sea, this tranquil promenade is the perfect place to spend a leisurely afternoon. Sample tapas and fresh seafood along the way, or rest your feet and take in the views on one of the many benches that line the path. Continue east toward the Peninsula de la Magdalena to explore the early 20th-century Palacio de la Magdalena and its gardens, or the nearby beaches of golden sand. You may want to rent a bike to reach the peninsula or go farther north to the beach of Sardinero, which is regarded as one of the most elegant beach resorts in Spain. Puerto Chico is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our world travel planner, Santander Edition.
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  • Walking through the long sea meets this Marina, very neat and well equipped
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  • It is a place in the heart of the city practically perfect to stroll and browse near the boats there, sheltered from the Bay of Biscay
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  • This mini port here stand sports yachts and boats. Nothing special, but if you will walk in the Centre, you will come to it.
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  • Old neighborhood of fishermen and today one of the noble areas of the city. With a special light, usually provide good photographs.
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  • Perfect for a walk
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  • Excellent for a good stroll and enjoy this city
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  • A lovely place and great food
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  • Good views of the sea, if you are here you have to see the pescadera, the raqueros and the Museum of prehistory.
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