Northern Route stage 15: Santillana del Mar - Comillas
Playa de Comillas
This stage passes through...
Santillana del Mar, Arroyo, Oreña, Caborredondo, Novales, Cóbreces, La Iglesia, Casasola, Comillas
- Route belonging to:
- The Way of Saint James
- Name of route:
- Northern Route
- 21,00 km
- Mode of transport
- 5,20. Horseback
- 3.30. Walking
- Main difficulties
- No signposting of any kind is permitted inside the historic centre of Santillana. Pilgrims should leave the town along the Calle de los Hornos which starts in the main square.
- Flora, fauna and crops
- The local vegetation features abundant eucalyptus, pines, Cantabrian broom, laurel and willow; and native fauna includes rodents, red-billed chough, barnacles and octopus.
- Gastronomic products, cakes and pastries
- Typical products of the area are lemons, oranges, grapefruit, tangerines, grouper and cheese.