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Altamira & Santillana del Mar

Tour to visit Altamira Cave (the replica) and Santillana de Mar


Enjoy visiting Santillana del Mar, one of the most beautiful villages in Spain, and its collegiate church of Santa Juliana. Moreover, you will also visit the Museum of Altamira and its so-called "neocave". A must visit if you like cave art or if you come for the first time to Cantabria.

52.00 € / person
26.00 €/child . children (2-12 yo)
  • Duration:4,5 hrs (approx.)
  • Small Groups (2-8 people)
  • Altamira Cave and Santillana del Mar
  • Activity: Cultural
  • Languages: Spanish, English


  • You will visit the Altamira Museum and the Neocave  
  • You will love walking along one of the most beautiful villages in Spain: Santillana del Mar
  • You will visit the Collegiate Church of Santa Juliana
  • You will enjoy some free time for shopping


  • Departure: 9:30 am
  • Finish Time: 14:00 pm (approx.)
  • Pick-up from your city hotel. If outside the city, meeting at the bus stop in C/ Castelar, 25 -39004 Santander, next to Hotel Vinci Puertochico.
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52.00 € / person TAX included
Children (2-12 yo):
26.00 € / child TAX included children (2-12 yo)

TOTAL: 52.00 €
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We will depart from Santander towards the village of Santillana del Mar, which is known to be as one of the most beautiful villages in Spain. This village built in the Middle ages is one of the best-known cultural and tourist centers of Cantabria. You will love its cobbled streets and stone houses built between the XIV and XVIII centuries. We will walk along its narrow streets until reaching its Plaza Mayor and its Collegiate Church of Santa Juliana that you will have the opportunity to visit. Afterward, you will enjoy some free time do so some shopping before continuing our tour.  

Our next stop will be in the Altamira Museum where you will visit the “Neocave” (this is a scale replica of the “room of paintings” of the Altamira Cave). This cave was declared World Heritage by Unesco in 1985 due to the quality and quantity of its cave paintings dated from 35,600 years ago. The cave stands as one of the most important pictorial and artistic cycles of prehistoric paintings in the world. To protect its preservation, the entrance to the original cave is limited to only 5 people per week randomly chosen on Fridays. This is the reason we will only be able to visit the neocave, however, you will love the visit as it is so real as the original one.

After this visit, we will go back to Santander where we should be arriving at about 2:00 pm.

** Please notice that the guided visit to the neocave is only in Spanish available, however your accompanying guide will join you during the visit and translate it for you.


Tour leader
Entrance to Altamira Museum and visit to the neocave
Entrance fees to visit the Collegiata of Santa Juliana
Civil responsibility insurance


foot, drinks
other entries


Comfortable shoes (Santillana's ground is paved)


You should be at the meeting point at least 15 minutes prior the departure time.

The minimum group for the excursion to take place is 2 people, but it will not exceed 8 participants. 

The company reserves the right to cancel the excursion if the minimum group is not achieved or if the weather conditions are not favorable. In these cases, the company will reimburse you the total amount paid or give you another option changing the tour date.
This is an excursion for all ages.
If you want to immortalize this fantastic day, you can hire our photographic service. You can book it as you book the tour or getting in touch with us. 
If you wish to book this tour in exclusivity for you, you can do so by choosing the PRIVATE TOUR option in the main menu box. Private tours give you the possibility of choosing the date to do it. 

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