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Palacio Real de La Magdalena

Avenida Magdalena s/n, 39005 Santander, Spain
+34 942 20 30 84
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“guided tour” (8 reviews)
“nice palace” (6 reviews)
“royal family” (5 reviews)
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Avenida Magdalena s/n, 39005 Santander, Spain
+34 942 20 30 84
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We saw the building on our arrival when aboard the Portsmouth Santander ferry When the tour bus arrived at site we walked around the perimeter of the building and gardens. You cam only visit inside at weekends . The view across the bay are well...More

Thank Milanoman2810
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The King's family, Don Alfonso XIII and Doña Victoria Eugenia used to spend their summer time at this castle. After I looked around this place, I said "No wonder!" Two beautiful light houses. Pine trees mingle with palm trees. A beautiful fairly tale castle. Long...More

Thank dannykim3
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This Palace is in the summer a University so we weren't able to visit the inside, since it is use as a University it is not furnished as a Palace, but from outside looks beautiful. It has wonderful gardens and woods. Beautiful view of the...More

Thank Olga B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to visit here as it looked stunning and i was really looking forward to looking around...but i was so disappointed that visitors were not allowed in on a week day as it was only for universty students...visitors were only allowed on weekends. The...More

Thank dawn m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really nice Royal Palace to visit and know a bit more of History of Spain and Santander. Is Located over the hill with views to the Cantabric Sea and witness of many histories. Also is so amazing how was change time to time, as during...More

1  Thank Sergio S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nothing amazing but a beautiful setting and great views over Santander and beyond. There were a lot of people queuing to get inside the palace so we passed on that but well worth the walk.

Thank 1BK2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The palace is closed during the weekdays as it is used as an educational institute so one cannot tour the inside. But the 360 degree views from the terraces and property are wonderful. Do go all around the property. The palace sits on the highest...More

Thank Laura H
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

One of the most beautiful views in Santander...on sunny days is awesome! You should visit it and enjoy!

Thank Maria C
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

My family and I went there on a Friday. We ride the little white train( it is not a train but a motor driven bus which it is built like a train), which drives you up, around and down this magnificent palace-no stops- for around...More

Thank jzedg
Reviewed 13 July 2017

My partner and I walked from the town to the Peninsula of Magdelena and followed the recommended route within the park. Part way round is the Palacio set on the headland. I would describe it as a lovely building that her than a palace. However,...More

Thank Alison0211
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8 August 2016|
Response from KrisD_pl | Reviewed this property |
We used the buses to get there and come back to the center. Bus stops are located on Paseo de Pereda among others. Bus stop you need to get off is simply called La Magdalena so check the routes on the tusantander website, go... More
Bob P
21 September 2015|
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Response from Cana1Toronto | Reviewed this property |
We went in late May, You will find the email address to the Palace on the Santander Convention Bureau website. Search: Palacio de la Magdalena - Santander Convention Bureau Great visit