3 days in Potes & Santillana del Mar Itinerary

3 days in Potes & Santillana del Mar Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Cantabria trip itinerary planner

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Fly to Santander Airport, Drive to Potes
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Potes
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Santillana del Mar
— 1 night
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Potes

— 1 night
On the 7th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Torre de Orejon de la Lama and then head outdoors with Potes Aventura. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head outdoors with Descenso de Barrancos, head outdoors with Picos Xtreme, see the interesting displays at Mapping Museum Juan de la Cosa, then make a trip to Parroquia de San Vicente, and finally head outdoors with Vuelo en parapente.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Potes trip planner.

Madrid to Potes is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Potes when traveling from Madrid in February, with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Santillana del Mar.

Things to do in Potes

Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Santillana del Mar

— 1 night
Santillana del Mar is a historic town situated in Cantabria, Spain. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Museo de la Tortura, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre de Don Borja, then stop by Taller Estudio de Ceramica Santillana del Mar, then pause for some serene contemplation at Colegiata de Santillana del Mar, and finally take a stroll through Plaza Mayor de Ramon y Pelayo.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Santillana del Mar trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Potes to Santillana del Mar takes 1.5 hours. February in Santillana del Mar sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 6°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Santillana del Mar

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods