Holidays in Cantabria

Cantabria: Cultural and natural treasure

The region of Cantabria is a very popular area in Spain, but still very far from being crowded.

Cantabria has a wet and moderate climate, which has created all its rich vegetation, giving its name to the North of Spain, also known as: “ the green coast”.

Cantabria’s landscape is very varied. The mountains are inhabited by bears, wolves and eagles and the coast is home to beautiful bays, long beaches and romantic fishing towns. Because of the landscape being that varied, you can practice a wide range of sports; such as sailing, rafting, canoeing, hunting, trekking, fishing…pretty much anything you can imagine!

One of the most defining features of this area is its cultural heritage. Its monuments, buildings and architecture bring together much of the history of this region and its traditions.

People from Cantabria, so called “Cántabros”, are reserved individuals, with a strong character which does not make them to be the easiest people to engage with at the beginning, but once you get to know them, you realize they are very noble, dignified and elegant people who live in an atmosphere that reminds us of the good old times.

Cantabria’s cuisine is based in the fishing in the coast and in meat in the countryside; two winner wonderful choices. But we must above all highlight the “cocido montañés” (literally translated as mountain stew), which is one of the typical dishes of the region. Furthermore, it is worth noting the region’s wide variety of cheese; among the best in Spain.

Cantabria is full of colorful traditions, which make this area an all-year-round unforgettable holiday destination.

Travels

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Gastronomical Trip through Northern Spain

9 days of incredible flavours you've never experienced before.

From 550 €/pers. Per person in a double room

Gastronomical Trip through Northern Spain

On Motorcycle along the Camino Frances and Camino del Norte - Bilbao

Northern Spain Round Trip in 8 days - León - Santiago - Gijón - Bilbao - León

From 970 €/pers. 2 pers/motorcycle in shared double room

On Motorcycle along the Camino Frances and Camino del Norte - Bilbao

Expreso de la Robla***: Bilbao - Oviedo

2 days in Bilbao, 4 days aboard the Robla Express and 1 day in Oviedo

From 1.045 €/pers. Per person in a double compartment

Expreso de la Robla***: Bilbao - Oviedo

Expreso de la Robla***: 7 days indulgence on rails and urban splendor

4 charming days with your own compartment from Bilbao to Oviedo, 2 days in Bilbao, 1 day in Oviedo.

From 1.045 €/pers. Per person in a double compartment

Expreso de la Robla***: 7 days indulgence on rails and urban splendor

Transcantabrico****: 7 days of Luxury Travel through Northern Spain.

Transcantabrico Clasico: From Santander along the Green Coast to Santiago. One of the worlds best Train experiences.

From 2.095 €/pers. Per person in a double room

Transcantabrico****: 7 days of Luxury Travel through Northern Spain.

Transcantabrico****: 10 days of Luxury Travel through Northern Spain.

Indulge yourself with the whole Transcantabrico Clasico train journey from León via Bilbao to Santiago. One of the worlds best Train experiences.

From 3.690 €/pers. Per person in a double room

Transcantabrico****: 10 days of Luxury Travel through Northern Spain.

Transcantabrico****: 6 days of Luxury Travel through Northern Spain.

Transcantabrico Clasico: From Santander along the Green Coast to Bilbao and through the mountains to León. One of the worlds best Train experiences.

From 1.645 €/pers. Per person in a double room

Transcantabrico****: 6 days of Luxury Travel through Northern Spain.

Transcantabrico Gran Lujo*****: San Sebastián - Santiago

Full luxury rail cruiser from San Sebastian to Santiago

From 5.100 €/pers. Per person in a double room

Transcantabrico Gran Lujo*****: San Sebastián - Santiago

Unique individual hiking in Picos de Europa

10-days in Northern Spain — includes four days of breathtaking walks

From 875 €/pers. Per person in a double room.

Unique individual hiking in Picos de Europa

Active holiday in Northern Spain with four fun challenges

Discover the world below surface, walk through rivers and surf beautiful beaches

From 840 €/pers. Per person in a double room

Active holiday in Northern Spain with four fun challenges

Camino del Norte (Hondarribia-Santander)

(Stage 1-12): 14 days, 266 kms pilgrimage (165 miles).

From 895 €/pers. Per person in a double room

Camino del Norte (Hondarribia-Santander)

Camino del Norte (Santander - Gijón)

(Stage 13-21): 11 days, 212 kms pilgrimage (127 miles) along the green coast.

From 675 €/pers. Per person in a double room.

Camino del Norte (Santander - Gijón)

Camino del Norte - FULL WALK (Hondarribia-Santiago)

(Stage 1-35): 39 days, 818 km's pilgrimage (507 miles). Experience the whole Northern Camino Route

From 2.295 €/pers. Per person in a double room.

Camino del Norte - FULL WALK (Hondarribia-Santiago)

Entrancing holiday along the Green Coast in Parador hotels

Nature and culture go hand-in-hand on this journey. Delicious cafés, world famous tapas, staggering mountains, this trip has it all!

From 790 €/pers. Per person in a double room

Entrancing holiday along the Green Coast in Parador hotels

Bit by bit along the Green Coast

8-days sensational self-drive holiday through Basque country, Cantabria, Asturias and Picos-de-Europa mountains

From 645 €/pers. Per person in a double room

Bit by bit along the Green Coast

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