Established in 1407 by the order of Saint Jerome, the building is most notable for its two cloisters. The first, the ... More
Seminario del Monte Corbán
Established in 1407 by the order of Saint Jerome, the building is most notable for its two cloisters. The first, the so-called Patio Pequeño (Small Courtyard) is a lovely example of Renaissance architecture, with two stories of half-rounded arches, six on each side. The larger cloister is four stories high and was built in the 18th century in baroque style. The church itself has a single nave and a tracework vaulted ceiling. The old Monte Corbán monastery is now a seminary, located about 4km out of the city center. Mass is conducted at 9a on Sunday.
Virgen del Mar beach is about 6km to the northeast of Santander itself. An island of the same name is
at one end, linked to the beach by a footbridge. The Ermita de la Virgen del Mar housing the ...
Palacete del Embarcadero means "Small Palace on the Quay" in English, as this is where you can take the small
boats, commonly known in Santander as pedreñeras, to Somo, Puntal Beach and Pedreña. The building itself dates from the ...
This impressive building is in the centre of Santander, right opposite the Pereda Gardens and close to the Bay of
Santander. It was built in the 1940's by González Riancho as the headquarters of the Banco Santander, which is ...