CANTABRIA

Some of the most enchanting landscapes you can find in Spain.

Bárcena
San Vicente
Picos Europa

Cantabria is a small region in the north of Spain, with the Atlantic ocean caressing one of it's borders. As many other unknown places around this huge planet of ours, this one might be one worth exploring. That being said, come along and discover our favourite spots.

To start off our journey, we went to the capital city of the region, Santander, to basically be able to say that we had been there, because we didn't have a clue of what to do when we got there.

When we did arrive, we strolled through it's streets and found a couple of cool places, but as we didn't have much time to spare we continued on our trip so that we could make the most of it.

 

SANTANDER

SANTANDER

There are three main things you can see on the peninsula: beaches, a palace and a little forest. If you got little time to see the city, that's where we would recommend going first to. If you have more time to spare in the city, we got word of the existence of an archeology museum and a beautiful cathedral, both of which you can look up and visit as well.
BEACH HIKE

BEACH HIKE

If your wish is to visit the most beautiful local beaches, there is an absolutely breathtaking route that starts at Oyambre beach and goes all the way to the little fishing town of Saint Vincent. And as very few people know it exists, it is not crowded at all! In fact, it would be rare to come across someone.
THE ROUTE

THE ROUTE

The route starts in 'Parque Natural de Oyambre', especifically in Oyambre beach, where you follow the coast line until you reach Saint Vincent. Once there you can either make your way back or you can follow a piece of the famous 'Camino de Santiago', where you can meet several pilgrims on their way to Santiago de Compostela, in Galicia. Following this path, in no time you are back to Oyambre beach.
PICOS DE EUROPA

PICOS DE EUROPA

These are a range of mountains in the north of Spain an hour drive away from where we were. It's a very impressing giant of nature, and it's name comes from old tales, as it is believed that they were the first peaks the Americans could see when they sailed to Europe. You get the best of two worlds: incredible views and no difficulty, as you can go to the summit by cable car and then trek your way down again, which is a very pleasant and beautiful route.