Santillana del Mar

Santillana del Mar is a picturesque town in Cantabria, , renowned for its medieval architecture. The area around Santillana del Mar has been populated for thousands of years and there are traces of some of the earliest inhabitants at the Altamira Caves about two kilometres from the town.
Photo: fredpanassac, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Cave
The is a cave complex, located near the historic town of Santillana del Mar in , . is situated 2 km southwest of Santillana del Mar. Photo: Locutus Borg, Public domain.

Museum
The is a center dedicated to the conservation of, research into and the sharing of information about the in Santillana del Mar, named a World Heritage Site by Unesco. is situated 2 km southwest of Santillana del Mar. Photo: Alonso de Mendoza, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Zoo
Photo: Javierme, CC BY 3.0.

Church
The Collegiate church and cloister of Santa Juliana is a collegiate church located in Santillana del Mar, . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Town
is a municipality and important industrial and commercial hub in the single province Autonomous Community of in northern . is situated 7 km southeast of Santillana del Mar. Photo: Dolmanrg, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Village
, is the capital of the municipality of in , , and its most important population center, with 15,000 inhabitants. is situated 4 km southeast of Santillana del Mar. Photo: Pablo LaVegui, CC BY 2.0.

Hamlet
is situated 2½ km west of Santillana del Mar. Photo: Xavier Estruch, CC BY-SA 2.0.

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