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Palacio Real de La Magdalena

Avenida Magdalena s/n, 39005 Santander, Spain
+34 942 20 30 84
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Avenida Magdalena s/n, 39005 Santander, Spain
+34 942 20 30 84
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is placed on the peninsula with lovely views, the walk is delightful with places to stop along the route

Thank Tina m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can get a bus which takes about 20 minutes from the sea front and then a 10 minute walk but its well worth the effort. It cost less than 2 euros There will be joggers,walker and people walking their dogs in the grounds.There's a...More

Thank tony b
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We though that it is going to be much bigger ;) The views were really nice, cool surrounding - perfect for picnic or just chillin'. One of the Santanders "must see".

Thank B402OB
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is everything, especially in summer! I think I fell in love the second I had caught the first glimpse of the palace. Although I didn't manage to go in there, the park and the view on the sea from there are a must-see...More

1  Thank wewerka11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the best you can do in Santander. Please allow 2 hours for your visit. You can take the train at the entrance which will drive you up the hill and around the castle. You will be able to learn a brief history of...More

Thank Jose Luis G
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Beautiful architectures, clear viee of the ocean...a great place to contemplate. Romantic as well. Nice walk around the ground.

Thank sebastiansX7628HP
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

So nice to go into the palace. My granddaughter and I enjoyed even though we do not speak Spanish. We arrived on bikes and locked them up and visited for an hour. We do have to follow the group but no problem seeing things.

Thank 047jackie
Reviewed 19 April 2017

A lovely place to walk to and catch the sights on a gorgeous summer day. Lovely building, well maintained.

Thank Arun A
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

If you have a sunny day it's absolutely worth the walk around. Beautiful building and some great views of the coast. Follow the path down and there are some seals to see in an sea water zoo type thing. If you've ever watched the TV...More

Thank Geibers
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely house with stunning views, cheap entrance fee but note that the tour is only in Spanish. Still worth going for non Spanish speakers, but would have been good if they had handouts in English so that we all understood the history. The peninsula is...More

Thank Jammy101
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What is the best way to get here from Santander center?
8 August 2016|
Response from KrisD_pl | Reviewed this property |
We used the buses to get there and come back to the center. Bus stops are located on Paseo de Pereda among others. Bus stop you need to get off is simply called La Magdalena so check the routes on the tusantander website, go... More
Bob P
When are tours of the inside of the Palace available? How do you sign up for a tour?
21 September 2015|
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Response from Cana1Toronto | Reviewed this property |
We went in late May, You will find the email address to the Palace on the Santander Convention Bureau website. Search: Palacio de la Magdalena - Santander Convention Bureau Great visit