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Parque de Cabo Mayor

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Address: Avenida Faro s/n, 39012 Santander, Spain
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Stunning location, lovely walks to and from this lighthouse and a very nice art exhibition too.

Great trip for a nice walk to a stunning location with fabulous views and an impressive, and free, art exhibition in the lighthouse itself. Well worth going.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ruth J
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London, United Kingdom

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great trip for a nice walk to a stunning location with fabulous views and an impressive, and free, art exhibition in the lighthouse itself. Well worth going.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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Reviewed 29 December 2016

From the lighthouse there is a nice path going down to the beach. We just went until the end of the half island with our dog. Very nice view to Santander and the Atlantic Ocean, stunnig rock fomations a lot of nature to explore! We will come back!

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1 Thank brucewife
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

Along the coast of the Parque de Matalenñas the view is breathtaking and lots of people were enjoying their walk. Found inner calmness just by seeing the Atlantic ocean on the cape.

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Thank Chaoying C
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Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

All around here there are the most beautiful cliff top walks and views. People of all ages are walking and enjoying themselves.

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Thank Sabriam
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Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

Sometimes in life you feel very grateful, walking here will definitely bring you joy. A great way to start the day and a must see.

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Saltash, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

Nice place to visit for the views of the coast and the Picos mountains in the distance. There was an art exhibition in the lighthouse of lighthouse paintings! You couldn't go upstairs in the lighthouse which was a shame. It was free entry though. There was a nice looking cafe nearby.

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beirut
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Reviewed 29 December 2015

The park is huge and the lighthouse can be seen on a steep cliff hanging over the Atlantic ocean. Stunning view, strong wind and savage country side. The access from the park to the Cabo Mayor is through a narrow path and stairs. In front of the lighthouse there is a monument to the victims of the civil war and... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 28 December 2015

A small park that sits around the Cabo Mayor lighthouse. It is not very big but has spectacular views of the city, the Sardinero beaches and the peninsula de La Magdalena. On a clear day you can see far along the coast towards the Basque Country. On stormy days the waves beating against the cliffs make an impressive show.

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1 Thank David G
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Reviewed 7 October 2015 via mobile

Was a blustery day when we went, but didn't rain. Spectacular views and crashing waves. Couldn't get into the light house as it was closed for siesta but went for a long walk around the area. Went to cafe El forno next to it but was average and more expensive than in the town but your paying for the views.... More 

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Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 7 October 2015

The lighthouse is a feature landmark of the landscape but also contains a museum with great historical features and an art gallery with art themed around the lighthouse and the sea.

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