The coastline of the Cantabria region of northern Spain is sprinkled with fishing villages and coves.
Set against a landscape of mountains and forests, the coastline of the Cantabrian region of northern Spain is sprinkled with fishing villages and coves. The regional food includes speciality cream cheese, delicious Sobao pastry and a host of seafood harvested from its spectacular coast.
Stay at the Hotel Juan de la Cosa, which sits on the stunning three-kilometre-long Playa de Berria Beach and is the perfect base from which to explore Northern Spain.
If you love history, it's UNESCO World heritage cave and rock art are some of the world's most important, while the churches and palaces range from the Romanesque to the modernist El Caprichgo.
Busy Santander is the region's capital, with the breathtaking Picos de Europa National Park to the west. If you're looking for a land of diversity, look no further.
Top holidays in Cantabria
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