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Peninsula of Magdalena

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A Palace at the beach

Very nice place, surrounded by wonderful gardens, including a small marine zoo. Unfortunately it... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Sao Paulo, SP
Nice place for a walk

You can take a quick walk and enjoy the view of the bay of Santander. You can also take the “train... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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“sea lions”(27 reviews)
“lovely walk”(20 reviews)
“mini zoo”(13 reviews)
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Very nice place, surrounded by wonderful gardens, including a small marine zoo. Unfortunately it was closed for visiting inside.

Thank Mamelia2013
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

You can take a quick walk and enjoy the view of the bay of Santander. You can also take the “train” that circles the peninsula if you don’t feel like walking (it’s a motorized train-looking vehicle for 20 or so people).

Thank Gala B
Reviewed 1 week ago

in a good weather seems like everyone from around Santander plus the tourists ascends to this area. You have few great beaches, promenades, restaurants and more. Views are really something.

Thank 307,068,304
Reviewed 1 week ago

Feel free to walk through the pine forest, take lots of pictures, admire Palacio de la Magdalena, and enjoy the beach surrounding the island. Before ending your tour there's a nice place to watch penguins and sea lions having a snack.

Thank cristina p
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We walked along the peninsular to the palace from the ferry terminal and apart from the initial roadworks it was a lovely walking and cycling path along the coast with loads of museums, restaurants, play areas and plants plus sightseeing along the way. There were...More

4  Thank Mark D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome park. It is free. Tour inside the castle is only every Saturday and Sunday during summer time.

1  Thank Adventurer147178
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful to walk around for an hour or two. There’s some very picturesque points a long the away especially close to the cliffs and lighthouse. The palacio wasn’t that interesting to walk around but the Cliftops are worth it. Take a look at the seals...More

1  Thank R0xy1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the basis of the Gran Hotel on Netflix. I loved the series and made it my goal to visit the site which drew me to Santander! Very nice restaurants in the area!

1  Thank Al G
Reviewed August 14, 2018

Based on a recommandation by friends, we visited this place. We took the "train" for a roud-trip in order to safe time. Then we had a closer look on their several aquariums. They looked a bit artificial, but the animals made up for that. The...More

Thank HermannBilbao
Reviewed August 8, 2018

Took a ride around the park with the family that, although touristic, was a lot of fun. You hop-on this train like cars and go around the what once was the summer residence of the King. Very cool activity if you are with the kids...More

1  Thank Peter C
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June 1, 2018|
Response from keith w | Reviewed this property |
If you head for Avenida Reina de la victoria 109 - 111 the peninsular is opposite There is easy parking and it an amazing place to visit It’s less than 15 minutes walk from Sanatander Enjoy
November 18, 2017|
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Response from Maureen C | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure but the paths are wide enough. There is a bike hire outside so my feeling would be yes. I think it would be nice to cycle around it.