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Travel/Tourism news & information for Costa Cantabria

Altamira, Cantabria: 150 years since world's first cave art discovery
Travel/Tourism Sat, Oct 6, 2018

Altamira, Cantabria: 150 years since world's first cave...

A DOG, a weaver, an eight-year-old girl and a landowner with a spade formed the cast. The opening line was: “Look, daddy! Oxen!” And the setting: a communal home, uninhabited and forgotten for over 13,000 years....

Ryanair makes 'urgent' landing due to 'drunk and aggressive' passengers
Travel/Tourism Thu, Jan 11, 2018

Ryanair makes 'urgent' landing due to 'drunk...

A RYANAIR flight from Dublin had to make an urgent last-minute landing in Santander due to two passengers described as 'drunk and aggressive' who were said to be intimidating and disturbing other travellers....

Travel/Tourism Mon, Sep 20, 2004

Basque man drowns trying to rescue three others

A 51 year old man from Getxo (Vizcaya) drowned off Usgo beach near Miengo (Cantabria) on Saturday as he was trying to save three people, two men and a woman, who had got into difficulties just a few metres from the...

Ampuero bull run ends in blood bath
Travel/Tourism Mon, Sep 13, 2004

Ampuero bull run ends in blood bath

Two men died and twelve were injured during the fourth bull run of this year´s Virgin Girl festival in the town of Ampuero (Cantabria). It was the first time four year old bulls weighing between 500 and 520kg had been...

World's biggest and best cave formations open to the public
Travel/Tourism Sat, Jul 31, 2004

World's biggest and best cave formations open to the...

A new cave will open tomorrow for the delight of tourists to the Cantabria region. The new cave, named 'El Soplao', has been described as the "cathedral of geology" as it contains the largest quantity of...

Travel/Tourism Wed, Jul 21, 2004

European youngsters converge on Camargo

More than a hundred youngsters from fifteen different European countries will be visiting Camargo tomorrow to take part in the 5th "Young people for European citizenship" conference, which will be held in...

Travel/Tourism Wed, Mar 31, 2004

Miengo and Suances beaches voted among top ten Spanish...

The tourism portal has published a list of Spain´s best beaches based on the opinions of visitors to their website, which features two of Cantabria´s beaches among the country´s top ten; Mogro beach in...

Travel/Tourism Wed, Jan 14, 2004

Santander Carnival celebrations 20th-22nd February

A spokesperson for Santander Town Hall, Gema Igual, announced yesterday that Carnival celebrations in the town will be held between the 20th and 22nd February. Preparations are already underway; today is the first day...

Travel/Tourism Wed, Dec 10, 2003

Camargo celebrates Christmas with 57,200 lights

The Christmas lights will be turned on in all the villages comprising the municipality of Camargo, next Saturday the 13th December at 7pm. The event will be celebrated in the "Villalobos" roundabout, at the...

Santander airport emergency preparations
Travel/Tourism Wed, Dec 3, 2003

Santander airport emergency preparations

Santander airport emergency services were put through their paces today as they coped with a simulated emergency. The exercise is part of the ongoing revision of the Aeronautical Emergency Plan which is designed to test...

Travel/Tourism Fri, Nov 28, 2003

Santander participates in Paris beautiful bay assembly

Santander Town Hall participated last week in the General Assembly for the world´s most beautiful bays, held in Paris. Santander Town Hall proposed that routes between the most beautiful bays in Europe be planned and...

Upgrade for Santander airport
Travel/Tourism Thu, Nov 6, 2003

Upgrade for Santander airport

Work began yesterday to extend Santander airport and improve passenger access. The Minister of Development, Francisco Alvarez Cascos, and the President of the autonomous region of Cantabria both attended the ceremony.