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Cathedral Santander

Santander, 39002 Santander, Spain
+34 942 22 60 24
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Santander, 39002 Santander, Spain
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The parish church is underneath the actual cathedral and we almost made the mistake of missing the real cathedral. Well worth seeing. One of the points in Santander on the Pilgrims Way to Santiago de Compostela

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Our visit last year didn't include the cathedral as it was closed. Not signage as such indicating an entrance but one found a very pleasant young man greeted us. Only €1 entrance. Information in Spanish but if you have an I phone with qr reader...More

Thank Jo S
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Lovely old building but all of the history is in Spanish so bring your translator with you and check out the times for visiting as services/confessions are still offered.

Thank Tina m
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Not your standard cathedral. Beautiful on the outside but don't expect that 'vastness' when you walk in. I think my kitchen is bigger lol Not something to interrupt your visit to see, although it was very peaceful and the singing was beautiful

Thank Amanda H
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Entering the Cathedral through its delightful cloisters one enters a building whose simplicity belies a considerable history as an abbey upgraded to Cathedral status recently. Well worth a visit.

Thank KeithandMaggie
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Smaller than some cathedrals and not as lavish inside but well kept and maintained. Not one of must see cathedrals but worth a visit if you are in the area

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Arrived on a Sunday while mass was going on and were told we couldn't enter. However, when we told them that we wanted to listen to mass they let us in.

Thank lcuervo
Reviewed 24 October 2016

the cathedral has a small garden surrounded by cloisters with benches where you can sit. I does look a bit like a fortress from certain angles. It is very serene inside. Dont be put off by the fierce sounding security lady with the truncheon, she...More

Thank mike f
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Santander Cathedral is a pleasant place with fairly simple decor as cathedrals go in Spain and a nice cloister. It really isn't a top tier place to visit. I'd prioritize other sites. Admission is 1 Euro.

Thank areview28
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Taking a group of friends to visit, a wedding was in progress after which the Cathedral was closed. Mass was in progress in the undercroft after which the gates, again were firmly closed. A must-see for me, access is not reliable.

Thank Rickcs
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