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Walking tour along natural galleries and mining tunnels


In this evening excursion, we will go into the galleries of one of the mines in the Udias area, which was once the largest lead and zinc mine in Cantabria.


57.00 € / person
39.00 €/child . PER PERSON
  • 3 h
  • Small groups  (2-8 people)                            
  • Easy cave and mining gallery route
  • Picnic included
  • Languages: Spanis, Italian, Portuguese



  • Natural galleries
  • Mining tunnels


  • Departure: 20:30 pm
  • Finish Time: 23:30 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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57.00 € / person TAX included
39.00 € / child TAX included PER PERSON

TOTAL: 57.00 €
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We will pick you up at your hotel and go to Udias where we will equip ourselves with a suit, boots, and helmet. 

Once equipped, we will begin our route across natural galleries and mining tunnels (easy to walk and suitable for everyone without mobility problems).

It will be a 1,5 h walking route in which we will visit some of the galleries that the miners used to drew and toured daily in search of the precious mineral until 1932, when the mine closed. We will also learn about the history of this mine, the use of the minerals they mined and what the miners' work was like. A hard day to day work in which everyone collaborated (men, women and children), but thanks to which many families were able to survive, despite the harsh and precarious conditions.

After completing the route we will enjoy a picnic before going back to Santander.


  • Accompanying person
  • Pick up at your hotel in Santander or Santillana de Mar
  • Private transportation by minivan
  • Guided tour of the mine/cave with professional caver
  • Equipment for the visit: boots, suit and helmet
  • Picnic (sandwich + soft drink)
  • Civil liability and accident insurance


Wear comfortable clothing


You must be at the pick-up location at least 10 minutes before the departure time.

The average temperature of the cave is 12 ºC so we recommend wearing a thin sleeve on which we will put the suit.

The company in charge of carrying out the route inside the cave is "Cuevas La Mandragora", an active tourism company.

The minimum age for the excursion is 8 years

For the excursion to take place there must be a minimum of 2 registered.

The company reserves the right to cancel the departure if the group does not reach the minimum number of participants or if the weather conditions are not favorable. In such a case, you would be given the option of full refund or change of tour date.

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