Pantano Ebro Retortillo, Reinosa (Cantabria)
Campanario sumergido bajo las aguas del Pantano del Ebro ©Turismo de Cantabria
This town in Cantabria is in a stunning location, surrounded by high mountains.
Reinosa is 75 kilometres from the city of Santander, in the Campoo region. Its history dates back to the Middle Ages, and its old town is the setting for interesting monuments such as: the Baroque church of San Sebastián; stone buildings in the Town Hall Square from the 16th- and 17th-centuries; La Casona, a stately house dating from 1830. The town's restaurants offer specialities prepared with trout, boar and venison, along with traditional dishes of Cantabrian gastronomy such as mountain casserole. Don't leave without trying the town's most typical sweet: “pantortilla” (puff pastry with caramelised sugar). Very close to Reinosa, sports lovers will find the Alto Campoo ski resort and the Ebro Reservoir, where water sports are available. Another attractive outing is the climb to Tres Mares Peak, with stunning views from more than 2,000 metres above sea level.