Santander: Santillana del Mar & Altamira Museum Tour Ticket


This village is one of the most famous cultural and tourist centers of Cantabria. You will enjoy walking through the cobbled streets until you reach the Plaza Mayor where you will see the Collegiate Church of Santa Juliana. There you will visit the museum of the local sculptor Jesús Otero. You will then have some free time to visit the Collegiate if you wish and do some shopping in the area.
Afterwards, you will head to the Altamira Museum. This museum houses a scaled-down replica of the “picture room”, the so-called Neocave. This cave was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1985. To protect its conservation, only 5 people a week are currently allowed to visit, so they created this replica cave.


Explore the beautiful village of Santillana del Mar followed by a visit to the Altamira Museum and a replica of the famous Altamira Cave.

  • Visit the neocave, a replica of the Altamira cave.
  • Take yourself back to the Middle Ages when you visit Santillana del Mar.
  • Discover the beauty of the Collegiate Church of Santa Juliana.


  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in Santander
  • Transport in a minivan
  • Entrance fee to the Altamira Museum
  • Entrance fee to Collegiate Church of Santillana
  • Liability insurance
  • Food and drink
  • Other entrance fees

Tour Plan

What To Expect

The cave is a natural cavity in the rock with paintings from 35,600 years ago and represents one of the most important pictorial and artistic cycles of prehistoric paintings in the world.

Meeting point

Pick up from your accommodation in Santander.

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Additional Info
  • As Santillana del Mar is paved with cobblestones, this tour is not suitable for people with reduced mobility.
  • What to bring : Comfortable shoes.
  • Live tour guide : Spanish, English, Italian.
  • Pickup included.
  • Private or small groups available.
Cancellation Policy

To receive a full refund, cancel up to 24 hours in advance.


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