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Big palace for a small city

This palace was built by the local royalty the Marqui of Comillas in order to attract national... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is simply astonishing how such a small seaside city in Cantabria has such a breathtaking manour... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
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barrio Sobrellano s/n, 39520, Comillas, Spain
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Reviewed 14 August 2014

Antonio Lopez was the first Marques de Comillas and was the richest man in Spain in the 19th century, having made his fortune in Cuba and ship building. He was so rich that the Spanish King had to ask him for help in financing the...More

5  Thank BennyMalaga
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Reviewed 26 April 2016

A beautiful place but unfortunately can only be viewed with a guide who only speaks in Spanish. There are no audio guides in other languages just a leaflet with a minimum amount of information in English. There are many tourists of different nationalities visiting Comillas...More

5  Thank Maggiemay662
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This palace was built by the local royalty the Marqui of Comillas in order to attract national royalty namely the king and it did. After it was built by a renowned architect of the time it became fashionable for aristocrats and the wealthy to have...More

1  Thank correaalberto
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

There is no visiting inside the palacio but the architecture and view are well worth the walk up the hill. Wow! What a gem in a terrific setting! Take your time to walk around it and take photos both of it and of the view....More

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Reviewed 27 August 2018

It is simply astonishing how such a small seaside city in Cantabria has such a breathtaking manour. Simply an architectonic beauty

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Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

Big and beautiful castle Very nice to take pictures outside and pictures of other monuments There is a guide tour but you can get to the top of outside the palace and take pictures

1  Thank Alfredo G
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Lots to see in this village and palace is very pretty with a lovely view of the university. We toured here on a P&O Cruise excursion. Wish we had more time to explore.

Thank Helen R
Reviewed 28 April 2018

We should have planned our visit better but we hadn't pre-organised a tour so couldn't see inside. It looked interesting though, shame.

Thank NorthernHeatseeker
Reviewed 10 November 2017

The “Sobrellano Palace” is located just outsider of the historical centre of Comillas, it is from the hand of the Catalonian arquitect Joan Martorell, the building works took an end in the year 1888. The style of the Palace is neo-gothic with some Venetian areas,...More

Thank hans-jaguar
Reviewed 19 August 2017

The Palace is now part of a university and only a relatively small area can be visited. The visiting hours are also limited. However what we did see was very interesting. You have to be shown around by a guide and unfortunately they only speak...More

1  Thank peetajohn
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Such a nice palace, you visit it with a tourist guide (no option to do it by yourself) but totally worth it. The guide was very nice and she explained every room as well as the life in the Palace. Total time was around 40...More

1  Thank Amg800
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Even though the guide was Spanish and there was no English interpretation we felt the 3 euros entry fee was well worth it for the opportunity to view the magnificent fire places, ceilings, stained glass and general architecture on the guided tour - also the...More

Thank EleanorStoneham
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