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Peninsula of Magdalena

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very lovely ..enjoyed the walk and being able to sit on the many seats provided made it very... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Abingdon, United Kingdom
Beautiful Peninsula

We parked for free by one of the beautiful beaches and took a long stroll along the shoreline to... read more

Reviewed October 31, 2018
Colleen M
Sedgefield, Western Cape, South Africa
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All reviews sea lions lovely walk tourist train mini zoo beautiful park stunning views royal palace photo opportunities town centre few hours small train sunny day sea front great place to visit couple of hours on foot visit santander
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

very lovely ..enjoyed the walk and being able to sit on the many seats provided made it very comfortable as i am disabled

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank margaret-oxon
Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

We parked for free by one of the beautiful beaches and took a long stroll along the shoreline to the Peninsula of Magdalena. Lovely park with lots to do and see. Seals and penguins, replica boats, and the Palacio. All this and no admission charge....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Colleen M
Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

Good place for a walk, cycle, run or trip on the wee tourist train. We took the train for views without walking (ideal for less mobile people). Views are nice and you’ll see all the locals out for the day. You have to park well...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Brinobster
Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

This is a wonderful place to visit for both young & old. There is s train that takes you around the park if you are feeling less energetic. Lots of picnic tables for eating outdoors, or benches to sit & watch the world go by....More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Geraldinecybil
Reviewed October 17, 2018

Nice area to walk around and to see the boats coming into port. There is a tourist train for a couple of euros which takes you around the area, there is a snack bar part way,and sea lions to see(free of charge). Nice to spend...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank trevorn34
Reviewed October 15, 2018

We cycled around this peninsula and each twist and turn brought a new piece of Cantabrian heaven to admire. No wonder the Spanish royal family chose it for their seaside retreat.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Deborah S
Reviewed October 15, 2018

Get there early and park by the beach as gets very busy. Took us 1 hour to walk due to pictures and appreciating views of harbour and Bay of Biscayne. A definite do not miss when visiting and to work off last nights late dinner

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank overlookBc
Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful park and a palace in the 19th century Anglo-Scots style. A larger version of Muckross House, Killarney, County Kerry, Ireland

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank David G
Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

A stroll through Peninsula de Magdalena in a nice day is a joy. The views from this place are wonderful.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank FernandoMexico8
Reviewed October 8, 2018

Great park, nice views. grand palace at the end, little maritime zoo and playground. It also has a reconstruction of a few exploring boats.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank AnneL5
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June 1, 2018|
Response from 191keithw | 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
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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.