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Cultural tourism in Santander
There are many places to visit in Santander, but the best thing to do when you visit this beautiful city is looking at it, admire it and enjoy it … and walking. The architecture of Santander is outstanding, both stately buildings and the most modest. Simplicity and elegance go hand in hand to dress beautiful buildings around Santander, across the bay to the most remote areas.
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Cultural events in Santander
Among the things to do in Santander are the numerous cultural events that are scheduled throughout the year.
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Places to visit in Santander
There are many places to visit in Santander, but the best thing to do in this beautiful city is to look at it, admire it and enjoy it … walk it.
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Coordenadas: 43.46413, -3.80744
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Gastronomy of Cantabria
Another very important thing of what to do in Santander is to try their gastronomy, increasingly recognized nationally and internationally.
|Startes||The mountain stew “Cocido montañés”, whose main components are the white beans, cabbage and pork meat. Also fried calamari and anchovies are the most consumed snacks.|
|Meats||Beef is the Cantabrian meat par excellence, and the local breed is the “Tudanca”. The game also offers high quality meat: deer, roe deer and wild boar.|
|Fish||The Cantabrian seafood such as crabs, barnacles, crayfish or lobsters also highlight the squid. On fish the bass, hake, rockfish, anchovies, and sardines.|
|Desserts||“Sobaos” and “pasiega Quesada”, pastries, rice pudding, custard and fried milk, the high quality of the Cantabrian milk produces excellent cheeses.|
|Wines and Drinks||White wines from Muriedas and red wines from Liebana. Besides marc, made by hand, and distilled drop by drop.|
|Other Products||Canned anchovies and traditional crafts such as clogs, panniers, yokes, etc.|
Where to eat in Santander
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Some notes on the history of Santander
|26 B.C.C.||Establishment of Portus Victoriae Luliobrigensium in Roman times, which results in the future to the city of Santander|
|S. IX||Commissioned Abbey of the Holy Bodies in the late ninth century by King Alfonso II|
|1187||The July 11th, King Alfonso VIII of Castile appointed abbot of San Emeterio, lord of the town and gave the village courts.|
|1217||Construction of the main church of the town in the same place as the previous start, where after many reforms continue to this day.|
|1248||Santander participates, along with other villas of Biscay, in the battle for the conquest of Seville, receiving in return a coat of arms which contains the images of the Torre del Oro and Guadalquivir river.|
|1466||King Henry IV of Castile give the town to the Marquis of Santillana, which led the revolt of the inhabitants.|
|1497||Scale in town the Navy of Flanders to disembark Margaret of Austria, who came to marry Prince John of Aragon and Castile, heir to the Catholic Monarchs. The fleet also brought the plague and died about 6000 people out of a population of 8000.|
|1754||The Catholic Church established as the capital of the diocese and the abbot granted the status of bishop, which the Collegiate Church became a cathedral.|
|1755||King Ferdinand VI gives Santander the title of City.|
|1783||The Consulate of the Sea and Land of the very noble and loyal city of Santander is created.|
|1833||Achieving administrative regulation of the territory, province of Santander.|
|1851||Opening Alar Railroad which extended even more traffic with Castilla.|
|1893||On November 3th, 1893, the Biscayan ship exploded in Cabo Machichaco Santander spring loaded with 51 tons of dynamite in the hold and sulfuric acid tanks on deck.|
|1941||In the morning from 15 to 16 February 1941 there was a fire that razed for two days through the historical part of the city.|
|1983||The Autonomous Community of Cantabria was constituted with Santander as its capital.|
General information about Santander
|Fiestas||Children’s Day in Cantabria. Fiesta of Regional Tourist Interest celebrated the first Sunday of June in the peninsula of La Magdalena.|
Festivities of Santiago. Also of Regional Tourist Interest, celebrated the week of 25 of July.
Feasts of the Holy Martyrs (San Emeterio and San Celedonio). Patterns of the city and celebrated on August 30.
Fiestas of the Virgin of the Bien Aparecida. Of Regional Tourist Interest
|Pharmacies||.Pharmacies on duty in Santander|
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