Northern Route stage 13: Güemes - Santander
Palacio de La Magdalena de Santander
This stage passes through...
- Route belonging to:
- The Way of Saint James
- Name of route:
- Northern Route
- 13,20 km
- Mode of transport
- 3,20. Horseback
- 2,40. Walking
- Main difficulties
- The proliferation of housing developments around Santander makes the route is difficult to follow. It is important to keep a look out for signs to Somo, which is always indicated.
- Flora, fauna and crops
- The local vegetation features particularly linden trees, eucalyptus, pine, chestnut, poplar, ash, oak, cedar, elm, yew, birch, maple, laurel and plum trees. The fauna includes water birds such as the yellow-legged seagull and the rock pigeon (urban fauna).
- Gastronomic products, cakes and pastries
- Local gastronomic specialties are the fish (anchovies, sea bream, hake, tuna, horse mackerel, sole, sardines, squid), and shellfish (clams, mussels, razor fish, cockles, various species of crab, sea urchins, barnacles, shrimp, sea snails, Dublin Bay prawns, various species of lobster).