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Parque de Cabo Mayor

Avenida del Faro s/n, 39012 Santander, Spain
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A beautiful area for sightseeing or hiking, just don't get too close to the cliffs

The lighthouse is of an impressive size, and it is almost 2 centuries old. In front of it one can... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Vancouver Island
Wonderful landscape and scenery

Guess we are not the only travelers that have a soft spot for lighthouses, since there are always... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Avenida del Faro s/n, 39012 Santander, Spain

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The lighthouse is of an impressive size, and it is almost 2 centuries old. In front of it one can see a monument dedicated to the ones who were thrown through the cliffs (and died) during the Spanish Civil War. Below, there is a huge...More

Thank El-Pescador007
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Guess we are not the only travelers that have a soft spot for lighthouses, since there are always lots of people near any such building everywhere we went. In Santander the lighthouse is not far away from the sandy beaches and can be reached on...More

Thank AndaLibra
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

It's a great place in Santander. There is a wonderful short walk from the lighthouse to the very end of the cape. From that point you are surrounded by an exceptional view. It's pure beauty. You have to do nothing more than sit down a...More

Thank Carlo I
Reviewed 16 September 2017

This is a great place to get some fresh air and enjoy strolling about. We didn't go up into the lighthouse, which I bet offered some dramatic bird's eye views of the coastline. Nonetheless, do not miss walking out to the tip and looking back...More

Thank BlueWindez
Reviewed 7 September 2017

If you visit Santander for a few days, you must go to the Lighthouse Park. It's a beautiful place over the rocks in the north of the city. Public bus works daily each 20 minutes from the centre of the city. You can take great...More

Thank FranciscoSaiz
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

We decided to stretch our legs as the weather was overcast. On reading Tripadvisor reviews we were going to take the bus. This bus only runs in the summer every 45 minutes. Being impatient we got a taxi, which only cost €6 to the car...More

Thank Jacqueline B
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

I was on the hop on and hop off tour of santander and was glad I chose to get off. 1 hour I spent walking the cliffs and seeing the lighthouse. Special place. Worth the visit.

Thank Emily A
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Sunset is a good time to visit in summer. Also a great lookout for the Santander ferry and other ships. Easier to access now than in the 80's. Also has a good art gallery.

Thank nmph2017
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Take the 2 km walk from Sardinero beach along the coast and golf. Amazing views. Lighthouse is wonderfull. Cafe with great views beside

Thank Lars Christine R
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Good coastal walk, with good views and places to stop and sit. Good snacks at the bar just to the west of the lighthouse.

Thank sim0n30
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Response from Alimentarian | Reviewed this property |
Opposite the town hall there's a bus stop along a main road. Cross the main road so you're on the other side of the town square, then take any bus that goes to Sardinero. Most buses will stop close by there. When you're... More