Cantabria, a jewel of rural tourism
Location: The autonomous community of Cantabria is located in the north of the Iberian peninsula. It borders other regions such as Asturias, Castilla and Leon and the Basque country, while its coastline is in the Cantabrian Sea.
Municipalities: The community is composed of 102 municipalities, including the Santander capital and San Vicente de la Barquera and others.
What to see: In Cantabria you can enjoy the beach, mountain and monuments which are part of the history of the Iberian peninsula. The Playa el Sardinero in Santander attracts many tourists during the summer, you can choose to go hiking on many rural roads.
What to eat: Typical dishes are for example the stews with meats such as beef that are raised on different farms.
Where to stay: In the tourist towns there are many possibilities such as as bed and breakfasts, hotels, and many houses and apartments to rent.
How to get there: To get to Cantabria, roads or motorways will take you there from different parts of the peninsula. You can also arrive by plane at the airport of Santander, or by train.