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Address: Zona Maritima, s/n, 39004 Santander, Spain
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Puerto Chico (Little Harbor) is the very core of Santander, from earlier...

Puerto Chico (Little Harbor) is the very core of Santander, from earlier times when it was the home of the city's fishing fleet. Pleasure craft moor here today and it offers splendid views of the bay and access to the Palacio de Festivales de Cantabria.

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Lovely view!

The marina in the center of the city of Santander. A nice place to walk. Beautiful view of the Bay of Santander.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
emperadorantonio
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Santander, Spain

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Santander, Spain
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The marina in the center of the city of Santander. A nice place to walk. Beautiful view of the Bay of Santander.

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London, United Kingdom
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189 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walk (not drive) to Puerto Chico as the walk along the seafront is rather nice. The marina is has no longer any historical 'old' feel to it. That is a shame as the history is interesting.

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Vancouver Island
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148 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Puertochico was Santander's fishermen's port over 100 years ago, and before that even commercial vessels docked there. Nowadays, Puertochico is a marina for pleasure craft. There is a breakwater on the South side, where one can go for a walk or fishing. Both in the nearby areas of Castelar and Paseo de Pereda one can see old buildings going as... More 

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Snohomish, Washington
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84 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

This is a nice, wide, sidewalk by the marina. There are some interesting statues and some benches to sit. Plenty of boats to look at coming and going from the marina and the bay.

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Herefordshire, United Kingdom
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199 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

You can spend a lovely couple of hours here just watching the yachts and boats potter about. There are some great seats to relax on and in the sunshine it is a good place to be. It is a short walk back into the town.

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Brisbane, Australia
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786 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 272 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2016

Puerto Chico is a great place to stroll around and relax in Santander. Plan to budget around an hour here and be sure to include some of the other attractions adjacent if you have time (such as the park, etc). Essentially Puerto Chico is a marina so you will likely get many nice photos on a great day (afternoon would... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Had a hotel room overlooking this marina which is a hive of activity with the fishermen going out every day and familes spending time there on a Sunday.loads of benches if you're mobility isn't too good and well worth a visit

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Granada, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

There's not too much to do here, but Puerto Chico makes for a good landmark when exploring Santander. It's home to the largest Spanish flag I've ever seen.

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Eastbourne, E.Sussex
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73 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2015

When we last visited the far end of the old port area a couple of years ago this was a derelict area full of rusty boats and machinery. Now the whole area has been transformed into a classy urban park which provides beautiful views across the bay. What has also been revealed is a large old dry dock. There is... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2015

If you love the seam and you are a water fan, then you can spend some time at this particular point. A nice yacht port directly facing beaches.

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