12 days in Cantabria Itinerary

12 days in Cantabria Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Potes
— 2 nights
2
Valderredible
— 4 nights
3
Santander
— 4 nights

2
nights
Potes

Potes ©
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ruta'l Quesu y la Sidra and Iglesia Romanica de San Salvador de Catamuda. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Parroquia de San Vicente and Ermita Virgen de la Salud. Venture out of the city with trips to Ruta del Cares (in Poncebos), Poo de Cabrales (Palacio de Cernuda & Iglesia Santa Maria Magdalena) and Cueva El Soplao (in Celis).

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Potes trip itinerary builder.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Potes is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 4 hours. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in September, things will get little chillier in Potes: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Valderredible.

Things to do in Potes

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Poo de Cabrales, Iglesia Romanica de San Salvador de Catamuda, Ermita Virgen de la Salud, Ruta del Cares, Ruta'l Quesu y la Sidra
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Ruta'l Quesu y la Sidra ©
Ruta'l Quesu y la Sidra
Iglesia Romanica de San Salvador de Catamuda ©
Ermita Virgen de la Salud ©
Ermita Virgen de la Salud

4
nights
Valderredible

Valderredible ©
Iglesia de San Martin de Fromista and Iglesia de Santa Maria la Blanca will appeal to history buffs. Get some cultural insight at Castle of the Dukes of Frias and Iglesia de Santa Eufemia de Cozuelos. Venture out of the city with trips to Monasterio del Espino (in Santa Gadea), Roman Villa La Tejada (in Quintanilla de la Cueza) and Vitoria-Gasteiz (Plaza de la Virgen Blanca, Catedral de Santa Maria, &more).

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Traveling by car from Potes to Valderredible takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Potes in September, expect slightly colder with lows of °C in Valderredible. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Santander.

Things to do in Valderredible

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Vitoria-Gasteiz, Monasterio del Espino, Iglesia de Santa Eufemia de Cozuelos, Roman Villa La Tejada, Iglesia de Santa Maria la Blanca
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Iglesia de Santa Maria la Blanca ©
Iglesia de Santa Maria la Blanca
Iglesia de San Martin de Fromista ©
Iglesia de San Martin de Fromista
Castle of the Dukes of Frias ©
Castle of the Dukes of Frias

4
nights
Santander

Santander ©
Known for its prime north coast location and elegant city center, Santander remains the central destination for tourism and commerce in the whole Cantabrian region.
Collegiate Church of Santillana del Mar and Faro de Punta Silla will appeal to history buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Iglesia de San Pantaleon and Vizcaya Bridge. Explore Santander's surroundings by going to El Capricho de Gaudi (in Comillas) and Casco Viejo (in Bilbao). Spend the 1st (Tue) exploring nature at Peninsula of Magdalena. The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Palacio de La Magdalena, kick back and relax at Playa Primera de El Sardinero, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Santander trip planner.

Drive from Valderredible to Santander in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Valderredible in September, Santander is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °C. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Santander

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Collegiate Church of Santillana del Mar, El Capricho de Gaudi, Iglesia de San Pantaleon, Vizcaya Bridge, Casco Viejo
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Peninsula of Magdalena ©
Peninsula of Magdalena
Collegiate Church of Santillana del Mar ©
Collegiate Church of Santillana del Mar
Iglesia de San Pantaleon ©
Iglesia de San Pantaleon