If you’re thinking about coming to Cantabria, you mustn’t do so without passing by Santillana del Mar. in fact, this is one of the most popular destinations in the whole of Spain, thanks to its great tourist offer.
It belongs to the western side of the country, and it is home to some of the most spectacular landscapes, which have granted this place be a Historic-Artistic heritage grouping. And also, for many years now, it has been considered one of Spain’s most beautiful towns.
Its population does not even reach the 5,000 inhabitants, which are lucky enough to be able to enjoy of the views of its landscape, that goes from the softness at the bottom of its valleys, to the highest top of its cliffs.
Tourism has become to this area, during the recent year, one of its main economic activities, which has also meant an increase in its population. This town receives visitors during the whole year, which has given a chance for rural tourism to take over the majority of tourism in this area. All of the above allows tourists who come to this place to enjoy of the lovely views of its landscape and the traditional houses which have been adapted to this kind of tourism, and to truly get to experience the lifestyle of this region.