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Torrelavega, Cantabria

Torrelavega

Cantabria

The second largest city in Cantabria.

Torrelavega is 25 kilometres from Santander. It stands out for its natural surroundings and is just ten minutes from the coast of Suances and very close to other beautiful villages such as Santillana del Mar and Comillas. Torrelavega's historical and artistic heritage includes the monument ensemble of Viérnoles, with palaces and mansions from the 17th to the 19th centuries. The town celebrates its Fiestas de la Virgen Grande in mid-August, with a singular Floral Gala and parade of floats. The Floral Gala has been declared a Festival of Regional Interest for Tourism.As for gastronomy, puff pastry is the star in the city, with a brotherhood and many establishments. You can try plenty of typical products based on puff pastry such as polkas, palmeritas, cakes...