Hotel Puerta del Oriente
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After two months in Spain our trip is nearly over. Last stop is the coastal town of Suances just west of Santander.
With a couple of nice beaches, a picturesque medieval old village, and a prehistoric cave painting site close by we have plenty to keep us busy. But first its the beach.
... tourist cable car which you can use to get up to 2000M but that is not for us! We chose a walk which climbs up through a high pass, across a high alpine meadow, and the back round the mountain to the start.
The are lots of different walking and climbing options so nex time we will do more...
... but we chose the walk through the gorge. Fabulous mountain scenery with Griffon vultures circling overhead. The once remote village is now has bars and restaurants catering for the walkers and the tourists coming up on the train.
A short walk up from the village is the mirador for Picu Urriellu also known as the Naranjo de Bulnes.
We departed our home base in the Medieval town of Santillana del Mar for the Altamira cave and the nearby coastline of this area of Spain called Cantabria. Paleolithic artists painted the caves with images of animals, people and designs. The museum there was very interesting as well. The rest of our day was spent exploring the coastline. We travelled the ...
We left San Sebastian today and travelled by the coastal road. We stopped at the town of Getaria which sits on a small peninsula jutting out from the coastline into the Bay of Biscay. The view of the town overlooking its small port was lovely. This Basque village is quite proud of its native son Juan Sebastian Elcano, the first man to sail around the world. ...