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Plaza Ramón Pelayo, 11. 39330. Santillana del Mar, Cantabria
Parador de Santillana Gil Blas, Santillana del Mar, Cantabria, Spain

The Parador is installed in the beautiful Barreda-Bracho ancestral home, in the Santillana del Mar plaza, a town declared a National Monument, whose origins date back to the 8th century. The main entrance precedes diaphanous, friendly rooms, with wooden floors and traditional decoration for the furniture and the ornamental details.

Common area / zona común
Common area / zona común
Common area / zona común
Room / habitacion

The bedrooms are comfortable and in harmony with the Parador's overall atmosphere. 
Room / habitacion
Room / habitacion
Room / habitacion

The dining room serves highland and Liébana stews, grilled baby beef sirloin, hake from the Cantabrian Sea over green asparagus, the famous 'sorropotún' (bonito and vegetable stew), and the typical dessert 'quesada pasiega' (cheese pastry).

Dining / Restaurante
Dining / Restaurante
Hotel Facilities:
  • Banquet facilities
  • Cocktail bar
  • Conference facilities
  • Currency exchange 
  • Parking facilities
  • Restaurant
  • Safe deposit box
  • Sauna 
Room Facilities:
  • Air conditioning
  • Cable / Satellite TV
  • Mini bar 
  • Private bathroom / Ensuite
  • Telephone 
Additional Information: 
  • Distance to airport:   23 km 
  • Distance to railway station:   8 km 
How to get there:

The Parador is located in Santillana del Mar's main plaza, in which the city's most characteristic buildings are also located: Torre de Don Borja, Casa del Águila y la Parra, Torre de Merino and the Town Hall. Guests can access the Parador from the Travesía Santander-Comillas by way of a cobblestone street just under 100 metres long. Santillana is located 24 km from Santander. 

Distances to nearest paradors

  • Limpias: 70 Km. 
  • Fuente Dé: 101 Km. 
  • Cervera de Pisuerga: 112 Km. 
  • Gijón: 163 Km. 
  • Argómaniz: 209 Km. 
  • Hondarribia: 273 Km. 
  • León: 292 Km. 
  • Bungee Jumping 
  • Canoeing 
  • Canyoning 
  • Cave exploring 
  • Climbing 
  • Golf 
  • Horse riding routes 
  • Microlights 
  • Paragliding 
  • 4x4 Routes
Places to visit:
  • Santillana del Mar. The entire city is worth visiting for its historic nature 
  • Santillana Zoo (2 km) 
  • Altamira Caves (3 km) 
  • Cabárceno Nature Park (40 km) 
  • El Cares Route (60 km) 
  • Picos de Europa (70 km) 
Typical festivals
  • Romería Santa Juliana (Procession) 28 June, Santillana del Mar 
  • Folia (date varies) San Vicente de la Barquera, 30 km. 
  • Cabalgata de Reyes (Parade) Santillana, 5 January 

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