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Santander 24h Hop-on and Hop-off City Tour

Santander City tour
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Santander City tour
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Explore Santander via Hop-on and Hop-off Tour! Ride the open-top double-decker bus and enjoy the view of the city’s rolling hills, towering cliffs, and diverse beaches.

Duration: 1 day
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Discover Santander – one of Spain's popular beach getaways due to its wonderful resorts and history. Hop off at Paseo Pereda – a place that echoes the character of the old city having escaped the fire in 1941. The area has been declared a Historic Artist site and used to be home to commercial docks, warehouses and traders. Visit Museo Maritimo and experience a historical journey through the Spanish Sea where you can take a profound look at different areas of the underwater and maritime world. The museum was built as a tribute to the region and its waters and offers an insight into the world of fisheries, marine biology and life at sea. Discover the stars at the city Planetario – immerse yourself in a display of suns, moons, planets, galaxies and satellites underneath the dome-shaped screen. Drop by and enjoy at Palacio de Festivales – offering  a comprehensive programme of plays, films and workshops. Go to Palacio de la Magdalena, a beautiful early 20th century palace which sits on the shoreline. The palace was originally built as the summer residence of the Spanish royal family until 1931. The grounds of this magnificent building offer picturesque walks, a museum, beach, playground and a small zoo. 

Another famous site is Parque de Matalenas, surrounded by cliffs between Mataleñas beach and the beaches of El Sardinero. Enjoy fabulous views over the city, a round on the golf course or relax by the lake. Covering 230,000 square meters, it is one of Santander's largest and loveliest municipal parks. Try your luck at Black Jack, Poker or on the fruit machines at the Gran Casino, which was one of the first buildings to be constructed near Santander's beaches in El Sardinero. The casino was closed during Franco’s dictatorship but in 1978 following Franco's death the Casino was completely overhauled and reopened. To experience the city’s vibrant nightlife, head down to the Cañadío area (downtown) where tourists and locals alike traverse from bar to bar until the early hours. 

From the open-top double-decker bus, you can see the city’s famous sights and landmarks – highlighting the major things to do in the city so that you can hop-on and off at your own convenience. City tours operate from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and bus comes every 60 minutes.

      • 1 bus route, 10 tour stops
      • Operating hours: 10:30 am - 18:00 pm
      • Full loop: 40 minutes
      • Frequency: every 65 minutes
      • Ticket type: 24 or 48 hours
      • Audio commentary in 4 different languages


1 Cathedral
2 Paseo Pereda
3 Puerto Chico
4 Museo Marítimo/ Playas Bahía
5 Palacio de Festivales y Planetario
6 Palacio de la Magdalena
7 Casino / Playa del Sardinero
8 Mataleñas/ Faro Cabo Mayor
9 Parque de las Llamas
10 Estación Marítima

What's included & what's not

Price includes:

  • Ticket valid for 24 or 48 hours - 1 tour route, 10 tour stops 
  • Multilingual audio commentary

Price does not include:

  • Entrance tickets to sights and attractions

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