I have never been to Santander or Spain I would like to go next September and would have to bring my pet dog via the ferry so would have a car I have found many places to stay so that's ok but what are the bars like with dogs and are the beaches dog friendly ?
I'll be taking this ferry probably around 25 May and wondered how late I can book as a foot passenger (with bicycle). It's hard for me to predict actual arrival date to Santander so wanted to leave it as late as possible, but without then finding it fully booked. I was hoping more passengers would be heading south at that time leaving the north-bound ferry half empty. Does it coincide with school holidays? Maybe I could just turn up and buy my ticket at the port? Any advise much appreciated.
Can we take our tandem on the train from Santander to Hendaye via Bilbao
can we take 6persons with 6 touring bicycles on the FEVE train from Santander to Bilbao
In JUne 6 persons arriving from ferry , is it ok for 6 persons with 6 touring bicycles to catch feve train to Bilbao????
I am moving to Santander with my son and I am wondering if there is any useful site where we can find a room or a studio to rent. It would be nice to stay with family too so its easier for my son to learn spanish. Is therey anyone out there who can help ?
Is it possible to book a taxi with a child seat, to go from the airpor to Somo, in September?
How much would we expect to pay for this?
Many thanks for your help!
I was thinking of going to Somo for some surf lessons.
Though I head Somo is very quiet at night - so it makes sense to go to Santander for the nights. I assume the city would be nice.
a) I think the last ferry is not too late (like 9pm) - so how much would a taxi be from Santander to Somo in the nights?
b) Would it be better to stay in Somo - or in Santander and just commute to Somo in the morning for the surf lessons?
Any advice appreciated
As I searched for a flight form Manchester (UK) to Bilbao
It takes some 3 hrs. and 25 minutes.
And the return : from Bilbao to Man. shows 1 hr. 10 minutes.
Is this possible ??
I would like to know how much is the taxi fare from Santander airport to Torrelavega ? (Are there different fares for night ??)And do I have to pre-book at the airport?
I have friend visiting me.. and I have to fetch him ..
I want to know are there buses available in the night
from Santander airport to go to Torrelavega directly?
Or what are the timings of buses.
help is highly appreciated..
Thanks a ton.
Can anyone tell me how to get from Santander airport to Santander city by public transportation?What is the cost for adults and for children?
Is it possible to walk to the city from the airport or is it too far?
We would like to rent a car in Santander city and travel to San Sebastian.
Hi all, I am going to be in the Santander/Bilbao area from July 2-5. I am going to be alone, and I'd like a family to host me for that time. I would rather get a rich cultural experience with a local family than stay at a hostel. Can anyone recommend a family or a site (I've tried a few and didn't get many Santander matches or they were too pricey). I'm from Florida, USA, 25 years old, female, don't smoke, and wouldn't need any fancy cleaning/driving services, just a nice family to host me for a few nights and give me some advice about travel in the area and maybe become my friends! I speak descent Spanish but an English-speaking family would be a plus.
We're planning a trip to San Sebastian this August and hoping to hire a car one day to drive to the Altamira Cave. We're guessing the journey will take around 2-3 hours and wondered if there's anywhere worth a short visit where we could stop off to break up the return journey.
I am going to Santander at the end of March and I'm now searching for a place to stay for 2 nights. There are many hotels and hostels available and as this is my first time to Santander, I don't know at which area should be the suitable place for me to stay.
I would like to stay in an area where is comfortable to find local foods to eat, shops for shopping, food and fruit markets, and near public transportations. And if possible near the beach (but not mandatory).
Could you please recommend me which areas of Santander or which beaches are the suitable place for me to stay?
Are there buses from the Ryanair airport to that area?
Could you also point out on the map where is the city centre of Santander?
Thank you very much in advance for all the suggestions :)
My family are looking for campsites in cantabria for 1 week and a villa for another week, also in the same area. Does anyone have any suggestions? My family are quite young, 8,5 and 2.so child friendly places are a must.
Outdoor swimming pools are my kids favourite thing! plus we'd prefer to be closer to the beach rather than too rural.
i am flying to santander in may on one of them sun holiday, we are actually staying in a camping place about 48km from that airport, does any one know how easy it is to get a cab from the airport and how much im looking on paying for it?
I need to get to Villacarriedo on 24th Oct '10 from Santander Airport. Can anyone tell me if this is easy/ possible by bus, cost, timetable, do I need to pre book etc. Or is it easier to grab a taxi, how much can I expect to pay & how long will it take that way? Thanks in anticipation. H
My husband and I and 2 daughters ages 6 and 7 are considering living in Santander for the entire summer (June thru Aug) so we can improve our Spanish and immerse ourselves in a different culture. (We're also considering Zaragoza.) We are wondering which neighborhood(s) in Santander are best for a family to live in, and whether this is a good city for a family to immerse itself in. We live in Northern California. Any advice? Thanks!
I'm arriving in Santander on Wednesday 4 August, and need to travel to Hondarrabia to meet a friend to sail back to Santander.
What would be the best way to get to Hondarrabia? Train, bus or hire car?
Thanks a lot
I'm trying to find information on taking a train (or even a bus) from Madrid to Santander. I can't seem to find any data using the renfe or feve websites, and I need to have this information in advance. Any suggestions?
Hello, please could someone tell me the distance from the ferry port at santander to the railway staion. thanks
Is there any public transport (e.g. a bus service) from Santander to these show caves in April? If not, how much would a taxi cost?
Thanks a lot.
We're going to Santander shortly as a family of four. We will have no car with us. How can we travel to/from the 'Parque de la Naturaleza de Cabarceno' by public transport or, if we have to take a taxi, how much will it cost?
Also, can you recommend anything else which we would enjoy doing in Santander or the surrounding area (i.e. anywhere that's accessible by train/bus/short taxi ride) at this time of year (possibly indoors in case the weather's bad).
Finally, is there a swimming pool in Santander we can pay to use (e.g. a hotel pool which non-hotel members can pay to use)?
Thanks a lot.
Hi,arriving on the boat from plymouth,can any one advise if a tandem and trailer is allowed on the small ferry length is about 3meters,i believe it is just a small passenger ferry,also is it the best way out of santander im heading to roscoff via vitoria,pamplona crossing the pyranees to st jead de pied a port,it will be in july so i expect it to be busy so quiet roads preferred.If any one has info on campsites in the area of route it would be appreciated.thanks les
I have been looking at ways to get from Santander to San Vicente de la Barquera. I found La Cantabrica, and this station is supposed to be at c/Cádiz & Méndez Núñes., across the Renfe Station - center of town near the Cathedral. I only have weekday schedules for this company.
There's also an Alsa which has weekdays and weekends ... station appears to be there.
* I will need to make bus - train connections twice and need to untangle this *
Guess one of my problems is that Google maps shows the little railroad tracks a little too far back from where the station is. I have actually walked out of this station (the FEVE). It looks like both Feve and Renfe share the space?
Any suggestions wether I should take La Cantabrica or Alsa?
Are the directions to the bus station right?
Can anyone recommend one?
I was considering a side trip before a conference in Bristol. The Brittany Ferry to Santandar seems a great choice. Do you need a room or could you go without considering the wide array of facilities on the ferry.
Hola a todos!
We will arrive in Santander by ferry on 28th July which we understand is a bank holiday. What are bank holidays like in Spain? Will we be able to buy basic provisions like milk? We are renting a casa in Viveda to the west of Santander.
I am thinking of going to Santander for about a week in August, can you recommend a hotel or would it be better to rent an apartment for a family of 5.We want to be close to beach and the town Prices etc would be appricated ,I am coming from Ireland so I would fly with Ryanair. Is Santander a good place to go with a family all views appricated , thanks
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