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Maritime Museum cantabria

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In the heart of the Bay of Santander, on the seafront, the new Maritime Museum offers visitors Cantabric one of the richest and varied proposals museum dedicated to the sea and the men who hold the existence, in grappling with it, how many are offered in Spain.

It has large, modern aquarium and more than three thousand square meters of exhibition showing all forms of man’s relationship with the sea over time.
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Pas Valley Cantabria

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In the valley of the Pas find traces in the historical traces left by the first inhabitants of the Lower Paleolithic, medium and high in the caves of Mount Castle Bridge Viesgo. Other archaeological surveys have not provided significant material even though it is known the existence of a Roman road that connected with Portus Juliobriga Victoriae (Santander), which fell by entering the port of the shield in this Valley.
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Miera Valley Cantabria

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The first human settlements in the Valley of Miera are evident in the remains found at Cueva del Rascaño in Mirones, dating from the Aurignacian period (30,000 BP), have since witnessed the Solutrean occupations (19,000 BP) and azilense (AP 9000).

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Pisueña Valley Cantabria

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In the valley of Pisueña found no traces of human occupation prior to the medieval period although there are areas close to the important set of Puente Viesgo with prehistoric remains of the Paleolithic or earlier in the Lower Cave at Salitre Miera and in the mountains Cabarga of where remains have been found, such as boiler Cabárceno, copper container that was used to mine workings. These findings force us to think that this valley had to be inhabited or at least be known by these men during the prehistoric times and in later times, though not until the beginning of the Middle Ages when they appear the first and remains the earliest written references of this valley.
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Valles Pasiegos – Cantabria

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One of the most beautiful places of the Cantabria region Pasiega, a place that retains its tradition and culture with distinct character and culture of the mountain the rest of Cantabria, where one of his most marked traits has been the isolation, so by which retain intact until very recently many of their customs.
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Festivities attractions in Cantabria

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FESTIVALS OF NATIONAL TOURIST

CARNAVALES  SANTOÑA

The largest carnival in Northern Spain.

– DATE: 40 days before Holy Thursday.

LA FOLIA.

– WHERE: San Vicente de la Barquera.

– DATE: Tuesday to Sunday following Easter.
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Internal roads

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in12The old and over traveled road from the coast towards Cantabria Castilla was the Besaya.Unía towns of Santander and Santillana with Aguilar de Campo, where it forks to Burgos or Palencia. All are marked by small Romanesque churches and collegiate. Joined with the French Road in Carrión de los Condes. The other villages of the Costa also had their Jacobean routes connecting the plateau: Castro Urdiales by Balmaseda and Burgos, Laredo, through the port of Los Tornos, San Vicente de la Barquera to Treceño, and the Port of Cabuérniga Palombera to Reinosa and Aguilar, where it joined to the Besaya. There was also a branch that was close to Santo Toribio de Liebana to enjoy the indulgences attached to the visit of the monastery.
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Roads from the Coast

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costa11On the coast, the pilgrim enters the Cantabria collado the Hague Ontón. The route deviates by Baltezana and Alto de Helguera, avoiding Saltacaballos up to NATO, and Santullán Sámano before entering Castro Urdiales. Along this stretch there were several hospitals in some of which are preserved venerable ruins. Castro in the pilgrim has to pay to stage the Gothic church of Santa Maria and visit the Hermitage of Santa Ana

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Santiago´s roads by Cantabria

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The passage of pilgrims by land remained Cantabria, preferably through the sea ports, after the great European wars interrupted the flow of pilgrims fromsanti-12France.

Although the documentation is sparse, and the years have erased or blurred many of the tracks jacobeas, this route is now a very attractive alternative for those who may want a tour green and fresh.
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The Maritime Museum of the Cantabrian live birth of the first shark Musoles its history

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The Museum of the Cantabrian Sea (MMC) has witnessed this week the birth in captivity of seven pups Musoles, a shark species threatened. This is an important milestone in the history of the museum as it is the first generation of this type of shark that is born at the facility Santander, which already aquarium with nine copies of Musoles.
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