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Preparing your trip to Santander: advices & hints - things to do and to obey

Santander 1. In the off season period as well as in the summer the resort city features a favorable warm weather with the maximum temperature being 27-28C and an average spring and autumn temperatures hardly going below 15C. The peak of the tourist season of the resort falls within summer period that is why a hotel room should be reserved in advance.
2. Local beaches are rather clean and have often been awarded for high ecological index. Bathing in the coastal area is rather safe even for the youngest visitors of the resort. Some parts of the coastal area are specially equipped for family leisure and recreation.
3. The center of the city is convenient to be cruised on foot as a major part of cultural and entertainment establishments is concentrated in close vicinity to each other. Renting a car is a recommended service for those tourists planning to visit and explore the suburbs of the resort city or visiting the city with a large company of mates.
4. A major part of the historical and cultural objects are free to visit and open for public. Tourists are enabled to visit some popular museums free as well. Sparing tourists should not deny pleasure of visiting and exploration of local landmarks and sites. A cost of tickets as well as working schedule of local cultural establishments can be specified in any tourist information office.
5. Smoking in public areas is banned in public areas of the resort city. Tourists should necessarily pay attention to restrictive and prohibitory signs. In close vicinity to large shopping centers, restaurants, cafes and other public institutions tourists will find specially designated smoking areas. Copyright
6. An optimum way to pay for purchases and services is national currency which is recommended to be exchanged prior to the visit. Currency exchange services are rendered in most local banks however these offer rather unprofitable exchange rates.
7. In the peak of the tourist season the resort features rather buzzing and vivacious atmosphere however serene leisure fans always have a chance to leave the buzzing city center and set to the far remote areas of the coast. The suburbs of the Santander resort offer excellent resort areas as well.
The city of Santander is rich in gastronomy establishments hosting more than two hundreds of restaurants and cafés. Choosing the best place to eat and rest in Santander is rather … Open
8. Numerous popular restaurants, bars and nightclubs are located on the premises of large hotels of the city. The center of the nightlife is considered to be the El Sardinero district as it locates the most popular casino and numerous gastronomy establishments.
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What to visit being in Santander - unique sights

Cueva de El Castillo

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The cave has spread over 275 meters long. Except petroglyphs there also were found many other unique artifacts. Among them were the parts of ancient bludgeons, engraving harpoons. Their age is about 16 000 years. One of the most outstanding founds was the people’s handprints. They were put on the wall with the special paint. Handprints age goes up to 37 000 years. That means that the first cave inhabitants were not the Neanderthals but the Cro-Magnon man. … Read further

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Travelling to Santander - advices and tips. What should be provisioned in advance, the rules you might want to follow, and the things you better avoid doing in Santander. We help you to make your trip smooth and easy, with no unexpected surprises. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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