Town along the east coast of Cantabria 50 km from Santander. It is located between the estuary and bay Treto Santoña, and is one of the main tourist centers of not only the region but around the Spanish coast.
We will find a modern town with a developed infrastructure and amenities all welcome.
It should be stressed his splendid gastronomy. In its bars and restaurants you can taste the irresistible tapas and typical regional dishes: grilled fish, shellfish, tuna pot, among others.
His splendid beach of La Salvé has about five kilometers of fine sand, is the largest of all Cantabria and offers all types of services. Its waters are calm and sure going to enjoy. Furthermore you will find yourself with an attractive promenade.
The villa are divided into three distinct areas: the Old Town and the suburb, the area of the Eixample, and extending east to the Depth.
The Old Town has an attractive old town, declared a Historic-Artistic protruding from the top by the Church of St. Mary of the Assumption, in Gothic style, which retains a great set Flemish altarpiece known as Bethlehem.
In the Eixample area, which extends to the Plaza de Carlos V, if you wish to shop is the place appointed, then there is the shopping area.
Finally, between the Plaza de Carlos V and depth are located three long streets which run parallel and that have built parks and plazas with great success.
If we talk in the town hall, first we must mention the Battle of Flowers, which is held the last Friday of August. In this event, which was declared of National Tourist Interest, the various participants concoct some great floats decorated with thousands of flowers and petals. Tourists come from all over Spain to participate in and celebrate this event full of color, which culminates with a special firework displays over the bay.
It is also necessary to highlight the celebration of the pot, being held in port on 16 August.
Also at night if we want to party in the Old Town, you will find nice bars and pubs with great atmosphere, where you can amuse you until you drop.
Information obtained from www.cantabriarural.com