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  • Santo Toribio de Liébana Monastery. Camaleño.

    Art | Monuments


    … 39589. Santo Toribio. Camaleño. Cantabria. Fax.: +34 942730828 | E-mail: lcsantotoribio@terra.es. santotoribiodeliebana.org. Cistercian sobriety. It is built in the Gothic style, although the Cistercian influence can be seen in its sobriety. A Romanesque construction previously stood on the site, as…

  • Torre del Infantado tower. Potes.

    Art | Monuments


    … C/ Independencia, n. 2. 39570. Potes. Cantabria. Tel.: +34 942738126 | +34 942738107 | E-mail: torreinfantado@culturadecantabria.es. http://centros.culturadecantabria.com/torre-del-infantado.htm. This stately and solid tower was the ancestral home of Íñigo López de Mendoza, Marquis of Santillana, an…

  • Church of Santa Juliana de Lafuente. Lamasón.

    Art | Monuments


    … Barrio de Lafuente. 39550. Lafuente. Lamasón. Cantabria. http://www.aytolamason.es/. Set in a valley amid mountains, this simple country church has conserved its original structure in a region which is home to very few examples of Romanesque art. It has a very simple structure: a nave with a pitched…

  • Church of Santa María de Piasca. Cabezón de Liébana.

    Art | Monuments


    … 39573. Piasca. Cabezón de Liébana. Cantabria. E-mail: info@santillanamuseodiocesano.com. www.santillanamuseodiocesano.com. Remains of a Romanesque monastery. This is the only part of the whole monastery still standing. The original church was built at the end of the 12th century, but it was subseque…

  • Santa María Church in Lebeña. Cillorigo de Liébana.

    Art | Monuments


    … 39583. Lebeña. Cillorigo de Liébana. Cantabria. Fax.: +34 942840380 | E-mail: info@santillanamuseodiocesano.com. www.santillanamuseodiocesano.com/liebana.htm. Cantabrian Mozarab. It was built at the request of the counts of Levana, in the 10th century. Its arches are horseshoe-shaped throughout almo…

  • San Martín de Elines Collegiate Church in Valderredible. Valderredible.

    Art | Monuments


    … 39232. San Martín de Elines. Valderredible. Cantabria. http://www.valderredible.es. First steps of Christian architecture. Together with other cave buildings in the Upper Ebro area, this church is one of the earliest preserved manifestations of Christianity in Cantabria. According to some studies it…

  • La Garma Cave. Ribamontán al Monte.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage


    … Ribamontán al Monte. 39793. Omoño. Ribamontán al Monte. Cantabria. http://www.turismodecantabria.com/. An exhibition of the Palaeolithic period and Late Prehistory. Designated World Heritage in 2008. This cave, located on La Gama Mountain, is divided into various levels. In the upper hall there are …

  • Las Chimeneas Cave. Puente Viesgo.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage


    … Monte del Castillo. 39670. Puente Viesgo. Cantabria. http://www.turismodecantabria.com/. A legacy of engravings on clay. Designated World Heritage in 2008. Discovered in 1953, it has various panels of macaroni-type engravings, made with the fingers on clay, with animals and non-figurative motifs. Ov…

  • La Pasiega Cave. Puente Viesgo.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage


    … Monte Castillo. 39670. Puente Viesgo. Cantabria. Fax.: +34 942598305 | Paintings of Prehistory. This is the cave with the largest number of cave paintings showing pictorial representations on the Iberian Peninsula. It has 291 drawings of animals, 134 complete signs and 25 series of isolated dots.…

  • Gaudí’s "Capricho". Comillas.

    Art | Monuments


    … Parque del Sobrellano s/n. 39520. Comillas. Cantabria. Fax.: +34 942720768 | E-mail: visitas@elcaprichodegaudi.com. http://www.elcaprichodegaudi.com/capricho.php. Experimental Modernism. The design of this building by Gaudí combines music and architecture. It is a building by Antonio Gaudí, designed…

  • Santillana del Mar Collegiate Church. Santillana del Mar.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza del Abad Francisco Navarro, s/n. 39330. Santillana. Santillana del Mar. Cantabria. Fax.: +34 942840380 | E-mail: info@turismocantabria.net . http://www.santillana-del-mar.com/espanol/colegiata.htm. The Romanesque heart of Santillana del Mar. The church has its origins in a monastery dating fro…

  • Palaeolithic Cave Art of the Cantabrian Coast (Altamira Cave extension). Santillana del Mar.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage


    … Santillana del Mar. Cantabria. Fax.: +34 942840157 | E-mail: maltamira@mcu.es. http://museodealtamira.mcu.es/. Prehistoric cave art in northern Spain. 17 caves that represent one of the most important ensembles of Palaeolithic art in Europe. The UNESCO designated Palaeolithic Cave Art of the Cantabr…

  • Altamira caves. Santillana del Mar.

    Art, World Heritage, Nature | Monuments, Cultural Heritage, Tourism caves


    … Zona Cuevas de Altamira. 39330. Santillana. Santillana del Mar. Cantabria. Fax.: +34 942840157 | E-mail: comunicacion.maltamira@mecd.es. http://museodealtamira.mcu.es. Important examples of prehistoric rock art. The paintings are some 14,000 years old and have the World Heritage designation. The cav…

  • El Chufín Cave. Rionansa.

    Art, World Heritage, Nature | Monuments, Cultural Heritage, Tourism caves


    … 39553. Riclones. Rionansa. Cantabria. Fax.: +34 942598305 | E-mail: reservascuevas@culturadecantabria.es. http://cuevas.culturadecantabria.com. Art more than 16,000 years old. Designated World Heritage in 2008. It is located in the Nansa River Valley, in an area of cliffs with dense vegetation. At c…

  • Las Monedas Cave. Puente Viesgo.

    Art, World Heritage, Nature | Monuments, Cultural Heritage, Tourism caves


    … Monte del Castillo. 39670. Puente Viesgo. Cantabria. Fax.: +34 942598305 | E-mail: reservascuevas@culturadecantabria.es. http://cuevas.culturadecantabria.com/. An impressive labyrinth of stalactites. Designated World Heritage in 2008. This is the longest cave in the Monte del Castillo area. Its name…

  • El Soplao Cave. Rionansa.

    Art, Nature | Monuments, Tourism caves


    … Sierra de Arnero. Celis. Rionansa. Cantabria. www.elsoplao.es. An underground gem between the mountains and the sea. El Soplao is situated in the western part of Cantabria, in the region of Saja-Nansa. There are currently 20 kilometres of natural passageways documented, as well as almost 30 kilometr…

  • Covalanas Cave. Ramales de la Victoria.

    Art, World Heritage, Nature | Monuments, Cultural Heritage, Tourism caves


    … Monte Pando. Ramales de la Victoria. Cantabria. Fax.: +34 942598305 | E-mail: reservascuevas@culturadecantabria.es. http://cuevas.culturadecantabria.com. An major ensemble of Palaeolithic art. Designated World Heritage in 2008. It was discovered in 1903 and contains drawings that date from 19,000 ye…

  • El Castillo Cave in Puente Viesgo. Puente Viesgo.

    Art, World Heritage, Nature | Monuments, Cultural Heritage, Tourism caves


    … 39670. Puente Viesgo. Cantabria. Fax.: +34 942598305 | E-mail: reservascuevas@culturadecantabria.es . http://cuevas.culturadecantabria.com/. Cave paintings and symbols. The cave contains paintings of a great many animals, including drawings of dogs, which is not common in this area of Cantabria. Rem…

  • Hornos de la Peña Cave. San Felices de Buelna.

    Art, World Heritage, Nature | Monuments, Cultural Heritage, Tourism caves


    … 39409. Tarriba. San Felices de Buelna. Cantabria. Fax.: +34 942598305 | E-mail: reservascuevas@culturadecantabria.es. http://cuevas.culturadecantabria.com. It one of the most complete ensembles of engravings in the region. Designated World Heritage in 2008. It is located on a hilltop and has an arch…

  • El Pendo Cave. Camargo.

    Art, World Heritage, Nature | Monuments, Cultural Heritage, Tourism caves


    … 39609. Escobedo. Camargo. Cantabria. Fax.: +34 942598305 | E-mail: reservascuevas@culturadecantabria.es. http://cuevas.culturadecantabria.com/. A cave of monumental proportions. Designated World Heritage in 2008. It is situated in the heart of the Camargo Valley and measures up to 40 metres in width…

  • Nuestra Señora de la Asunción Church-Cathedral. Santander.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza del Obispo José E. Eguino s/n. 39002. Santander. Cantabria. http://www.turismodecantabria.com/disfrutala/que-visitar/90-catedral-de-santa-maria-de-la-asuncion. A church which took on great importance. The lower section of the church dates from the early 13th century. The upper section of the c…

  • Santa María Church in San Vicente de la Barquera. San Vicente de la Barquera.

    Art | Monuments


    … 39540. San Vicente de la Barquera. Cantabria. E-mail: info@santillanamuseodiocesano.com. http://www.turismodecantabria.com/disfrutala/que-visitar/84-iglesia-de-santa-maria-de-los-angeles. Santander Gothic. The large size of the building demonstrate the importance of the city in its surroundings duri…

  • Castañeda Collegiate Church. Castañeda.

    Art | Monuments


    … Carretera N-634 Vargas-Sarón a 2 km. 39660. Pomaluengo. Castañeda. Cantabria. A halt on the Pilgrim's Road to Santiago de Compostela. The existing building is from the 12th century, although the church of Santa Cruz, in Romanesque style, and a monastery, previously stood on the site. Because of its …

  • Ruins of the Roman city of Julióbriga. Campoo de Enmedio.

    Art | Monuments


    … 39213. Retortillo. Campoo de Enmedio. Cantabria. http://www.turismodecantabria.com/disfrutala/que-visitar/46-ciudad-romana-de-juliobriga. Instruments of the Roman presence. Julióbriga means "fortified city of Julius". After the Cantabrian Wars, the Roman Emperor Augustus founded a tributary city. Th…


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