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nice tourist

A tranquil place dedicated to tourists. All very friendly prices are slightly higher. Worth walking... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ivica P
Ljubljana, Slovenia
A real Mideval experience

Nothing modern about this place. Everything including streelamps etc. are as they were in the... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2018
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Plaza Mayor s/n, 39330, Santillana del Mar, Spain
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All reviews cobbled streets old town the main square beautiful town big square middle ages late september like stepping back in time lovely place tourist shops lots of restaurants summer months medieval times off season well worth a visit tourists spain
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A tranquil place dedicated to tourists. All very friendly prices are slightly higher. Worth walking around the streets.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ivica P
Reviewed 31 October 2018

Nothing modern about this place. Everything including streelamps etc. are as they were in the 1600´s. Lots of things to see and visit and good eateries also. A unique experience if you have a couple of days. Interesting by day and intriguing by night. Bring...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 29 October 2018

This is a very quaint and well preserved town to stroll through the cobbled streets. It's pretty small with a limited selection of things to buy so you won't spend much time here. Wouldn't go out of my way but worth a stop for sure.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RoBertie
Reviewed 21 October 2018

This quaint little town is well worth a visit. The cobbled streets are a joy to meander along, and the buildings and little shops are brilliant to mooch around. We paid the 3 Euro entrance fee to look around the Collegiata de Santa Julians which...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Colleen M
Reviewed 20 October 2018

Like so many touristed places, this town is very different during the day and during the night. There are tons of tourists ambling about at midday while the evening is quiet with a beautiful tranquility. Walking amongst the medieval buildings , through narrow cobblestoned streets,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Visited this town on the way to Santander. Well worth a walk around to see the lovely buildings in this town. Park in the nearby car park for 2 Euros for 3 hours.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank middlecr
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Quaint old town, very busy, tourist shops everywhere. The place has a nice feel about it and there's plenty of parking nearby.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank lulie_12
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

There’s no questioning this town is has maintained an attractive collection of old buildings and streets that speak of an affluent period of Spanish history. But the place has got so busy, with bus loads of tourists and the tat-shops that cater for them, dominating...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tpw101
Reviewed 19 September 2018

This is a beautiful historic town - a bit spoilt by the tourist shops (inevitably) but looking beyond this aspect its character etc gives a great insight into how life must have been even up to 50 years ago

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank An_Old_Burian
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Santillana del Mar is known as the city of the 3 lies: it's not saint (santa), not flat (llana), and it doesn't have a sea (mar). However, its old town is lovely to visit, especially during low season when the narrow cobbled streets are not...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank cristina p
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