Skip to content

Spain, The Charm of Cantabria

Spain, The Charm of Cantabria

Based in Suances, famous for its stunning beaches, this tour takes in the highlights of Cantabria. Located in the more unspoilt north of Spain, this region is the proud home to some of the jewels of Spain: amazing landscapes, charming beaches, exciting cities and cultural treasures.

<
>

Based in Suances, famous for its stunning beaches, this tour takes in the highlights of Cantabria. Located in the more unspoilt north of Spain, this region is the proud home to some of the jewels of Spain: amazing landscapes, charming beaches, exciting cities and cultural treasures.

Based in Suances, famous for its stunning beaches, this tour takes in the highlights of Cantabria. Located in the more unspoilt north of Spain, this region is the proud home to some of the jewels of Spain: amazing landscapes, charming beaches, exciting cities and cultural treasures.

 

Gran Hotel Suances, Suances, Cantabria

The Gran Hotel Suances is located 700 metres from the beach and is an impressively grand, brilliant white Victorian style building. This elegant hotel is incredibly fresh and bright throughout, with marble flooring and decorated in stylish fabrics. The 99 air conditioned bedrooms are decorated in light colours and equipped with a TV, hairdryer and safe. All bedrooms have views either of the sea or of the beautiful countryside. Guests can unwind in the stylish bar area before a buffet dinner is served in the spacious restaurant.

 

 

Day 1

An early morning departure we travel to Portsmouth for the afternoon Brittany Ferries mini-cruise to Santander in Northern Spain. Relax and enjoy a night on board, benefit from the many on-board facilities of this superb cruise ferry. A self-service 3 course evening meal is included (overnight bag recommended).

D

Day 2

Enjoy a full English Breakfast on board this morning. We arrive in Santander around lunchtime. We then continue by coach to the Gran Hotel, Suances.

B, D

Day 3

This morning we head west along the coast to the pretty village of Santillana del Mar where we spend time at leisure exploring its cobbled streets and admiring the honey coloured churches. We enjoy a lunch stop at the visitor centre at the Altamira Caves, which boast a spectacular reconstruction of its remarkable pre-historic cave paintings. In the afternoon, we continue to Comillas which is home to many types of neo classical buildings and a beautiful cemetery which was declared a Site of Cultural Interest.

B, D

Day 4

We spend today at leisure relaxing in our resort, perhaps heading to the lovely sandy beach for which Suances is famous for.

B, D

Day 5

Today, we travel to the engaging capital city of Cantabria, Santander. Full of fine beaches, shops, cafés and some intriguing cultural attractions, there is plenty to take in here. The Palacio de la Magdalena, once the royal summer residence, lies at the mouth of the Bay of Santander on the rocky La Magdalena Peninsula whilst the city centre is home to Santander Cathedral, with its octagonal cupola and Gothic cloister. We can enjoy exploring and strolling along the nearby Paseo de Pereda promenade which runs along one side of the Jardines de Pereda gardens.

B, D

Day 6

Today, we make our way west through the Spanish countryside and stop at the Picos de Europa National Park’s Sotama Visitor Centre, close to the village of Potes. We spend some time here before travelling on to Fuente Dé, where we have free time to enjoy lunch or travel on the Fuenta Dé cable car up the sheer mountain slope to enjoy spectacular views from the top, at a height of 1,800m! En route back to Suances, we may have time to stop off at picturesque San Vicente de la Barquera, an old fishermen’s refuge, which has lovely beaches, an old village and exceptional backdrop of
the snowcapped Picos de Europa Mountains.

B, D

Day 7

After breakfast at the hotel we begin our return journey and travel to Novotel Hotel Tours Centre Gare, for an overnight stay. Evening meal included.

B, D

Day 8

We depart the hotel after breakfast and continue to Calais for our ferry crossing to Dover then home.

B

B=Breakfast, D=Dinner

Departs Tuesday

 

PRICE INCLUDES

  • Overnight crossing with Brittany Ferries (Inside cabin with private facilities - bunk beds) Portsmouth to Santander

  • Evening Meal & Breakfast on Brittany Ferries

  • 5 nights half-board accommodation & tea/coffee after dinner

  • Porterage & welcome glass of sangria & tapas (Main stay hotel)

  • TV

  • Hairdryer

  • Lift

  • ¼ litre of wine with dinner each night

  • Bingo with prizes on 1 night

  • Live entertainment (pianist & dance) on 1 night

  • Disco & glass of wine, cava or sangria on last night

  • 1 night half-board accommodation at the Novotel Hotel Tours Centre

  • Return ferry crossing Calais - Dover

 

Single Room Supplement £228.00

Outside cabin Supplement (side by side beds) £38.50 per person

Inside cabin Supplement (side by side beds) £23.50 per person

 

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Loading
Name Address Contact Details
Alfreton Bus Station Alfreton Bus Station, Hall Street
Barlborough, Rose & Crown Barlborough, Rose & Crown Pub
Barnsley, Eldon Street Barnsley, Eldon Street opposite the Odeon Cinema
Bolsover Market Place Bolsover Market Place
Carlton in Lindrick Carlton in Lindrick, A60/Maiin Rd End of Long Lane
The Bus Layby
Carlton in Lindrick. Carlton in Lindrick, Limetree Nursery
The Bottom Of Rotherham Baulk
Chesterfield, Beetwell St Chesterfield, Beetwell Street
Outside the old Registry Office
Clay Cross, Church Layby Clay Cross, The Church Layby The High Street
Clowne Tesco Clowne Tesco, Bus Layby
Clowne,End of Gapsick Ln Clowne, The end of Gapsick Lane
Creswell Creswell, Junction of Sheffield Road/Elmton Road
Creswell Bingo Hall Creswell, Bingo Hall, Elmton Road
Creswell, Skinner Street Creswell, Skinner Street, Cemetery
Derby, Full Street Derby Full Street, Premier Inn
Doncaster, Ward Bros Doncaster, Ward Bros Waterdale
Eckington, Bus Station Eckington, The Bus Station
Edwinstowe,Mansfield Road Edwinstowe, Mansfield Road/ Fifth Avenue
Old Manvers Arms
Grays Travel Home Pickup
Hodthorpe WMC Hodthorpe, The Working Mens Club
Hodthorpe, Top Bus Stop Hodthorpe, Queens Road, The Top Bus Stop
Hucknall, Ogle Street Hucknall, Ogle Street Opposite the Car Park
Killamarsh, Nags Head Pub Killamarsh, The Nags Head Pub
Top of Bridge Street
Langold, The One Stop Langold, The One Stop
Langwith Junction Langwith Junction, The Bus Stop End of Station Rd
Langwith Junction. Langwith Junction, The King of Diamonds
Langwith, The Gate Hotel Langwith, The Gate Hotel
Leicester Forest Leicester Forest East Services, South Bound
Leicester Fosse Park Leicester Fosse Park, Outside Marks & Spencer
Leicester, St Margarets Leicester, St Margarets Bus Station, Bay Z
Loughborough Loughborough, Junction 23 - M1
The Bus Stop outside the Harvester Pub
Mansfield Outside Iceland Mansfield, Walkden Street Outside Iceland
Mansfield Woodhouse Mansfield Woodhouse, A60 The Coopers Pub
Mansfield Woodhouse. Mansfield Woodhouse, The Bus Stop A60
End of Peafield Lane
Nottingham, Mount Street Nottingham
The top of Mount Street on Maid Marion
Ollerton, Main Road Ollerton, Main Road
The Junction of Forest Road/Sherwood Drive
Ollerton, The Plough Pub Ollerton, The Plough Pub
Retford Market Place Retford Market Place, Outside Greenwoods
Rhodesia, Tylden Way Rhodesia, End of Tylden Way
Rotherham, Mecca Bingo Rotherham, The Mecca Bingo, Corporation Street
Sheffield The Penny Black Penny Black Pub Pond Hill Sheffield 1
Shirebrook, Ashbourne St Shirebrook, Ashbourne Street, Opposite
Ashbourne Court
Shireoaks Fish&Chip Shop Shireoaks, Shireoaks Row, Fish & Chip Shop
Sutton in Ashfield Sutton in Ashfield, The Bus Station Bay C
The Sidings The Sidings, Mansfield Woodhouse
Off Debdale Lane
Warsop Church Warsop, The Church bottom of Cuckney Hill (A60)
Warsop Motor Company Warsop Motor Company
Warsop, The Strand Warsop, The Strand Bingo Hall
Whitwell Bakestone Moor Whitwell, Bakestone Moor, End of Franklin Avenue
Whitwell Mini Market Whitwell, Mini Market, Welbeck Street
Whitwell Southfield Lane Whitwell, End of Southfield Lane
Whitwell Square Whitwell Square
Whitwell The Spar Shop Whitwell The Spar Shop, Bakestone Moor
Worksop B&Q Worksop, B&Q, Sandy Lane
Worksop Bingo Hall Newcastle Avenue, The Bingo Hall
Worksop Community Church Worksop, Thievesdale Lane, The Community Church
Worksop Eyres Corner Worksop, Eyres Corner
Worksop Gateford Road Worksop, The bus stop before the Post office
Worksop Larwood Health Worksop, Larwood Health Centre
Worksop Pelham Street Worksop, Pelham Street Shops, Manton
Worksop St Annes Church Worksop, St Annes Church, Newcastle Avenue
Worksop Three Legged Worksop, The Three Legged Stool, Raymoth Lane
Worksop, Cannon Hotel Worksop, The Cannon Hotel
S81 7AD
Worksop, High Hoe Road Worksop, High Hoe Road, Nr Canal Bridge
Worksop, Innings Pub Worksop, The Innings Pub, Prospect Estate
Worksop, Johnsons Depot Worksop, Johnsons Depot, Dukeries Industrial Est
Worksop, Kilton Hill The shops (One Stop) Kilton Hill
Worksop, Opposite Tesco Worksop, Opposite Tesco
Worksop, Plantation Hill Worksop, The Shops, Plantation Hill, Kilton,
Worksop, Priory Church Worksop, Priory Church Car Park
Worksop, Stubbing Lane Worksop, End of Stubbing Lane, Newcastle Avenue
Worksop,Mansfield Rd, A60 Worksop, Mansfield Road, A60
From Price Book Now Call Back Telephone Favourites
Loading

Keyword Search

Availability Search

Brochures

2019 Brochure 2019 Brochure
2020 Brochure 2020 Brochure