Linguistic trips to Santander: Spanish, Surf and Cantabria

From 3 Nights / 4 Days

What does it include?

The port city of Santander has a population of about 180,000 people and is one of the capitals of Cantabria. Its origins date back to the Roman era. 

During the reign of Alfonso XIII, Santander became the summer residence of the Court.

Today, it remains an important academic and tourist city in northern Spain.

You can enjoy visits to the Cathedral, the Magdalena Peninsula area and the Maritime Museum.

Trips to Santillana del Mar, Bilbao, Comillas, Santoña, etc.

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Notes:

We organize customized programs for any number of participants and teachers.

These prices vary depending on activities and type of accommodation chosen.

Included in the price:

  • Standard program with limited amount of activities.
  • Program for 40 students and 3 teachers.
  • Prices per student.
  • Trip and itinerary planning.
  • Check-in at destination city or cities by Educatrip staff.
  • Reservation and entrance to different monuments, activities, etc.
  • Homestay with full board and lodging during the entire stay in all destination cities (except Bilbao and Santiago de Compostela).
  • Guided tours depending on the program.
  • Accompanying teachers are free-of-charge.
  • 24 hours assistance and supervision throughout the stay.

Not included in the price:

  • Contacting air or ground transportation to Spain for information.
  • Transportation to destination.
  • Full room & board accommodation at youth hostels or hotels.
  • Repatriation insurance (can be purchased separately).
  • Health insurance (can be purchased separately).
  • All charges associated with bank transfers. The corresponding commission will be paid by the group.

Main programme activities in Santander: Spanish, Surf and Cantabria

Activities we highlight

Spanish Courses

The school has a modern space with different classrooms suitable for school groups.

Surfing

Surf lessons for beginners at the majestic beach of El Sardinero. Professional surf school with instructors suitable for all levels, where our groups of students can spend one or several days practicing one of the most all round sports that exists.

Santander Port

We offer guided tours of the commercial port.

Altamira Cave and Museum

Famous for its cave paintings featuring drawings and polychrome rock paintings of wild mammals and human hands, created between 18,500 and 14,000 years ago during the Upper Paleolithic by early humans. We organize tours and workshops on prehistory.

Cathedral

Its structure is mainly Gothic, but it has undergone extensions and renovations since then. It is a historical and monumental complex built between the late twelfth and fourteenth centuries on the site of the old monastery.

Cooking Classes

Groups cook different Spanish dishes and then enjoy a tasting session.

Comillas

In addition to its medieval and baroque buildings, Comillas stands out as one of the few places outside of Catalonia where modernist artists were active, with an abundance of works visible throughout the town.

El Soplao Cave

It is considered unique due to the quality and quantity of geological formations (speleothems). Out of its 17 miles of length, 6 are open to the public. We also organize adventure activities inside.

Flamenco Show

Show performed in a typical setting. The show lasts about an hour.

MAS - Contemporary Art Museum

Guided tours and workshops at the MAS.

Prehistory and Archeology Museum of Cantabria

Most of the 1,200 objects on display in this museum date from the period between the Upper Paleolithic and the Iron Age. There are also items from the Roman era, mostly from Julióbriga and Castro Urdiales, the ancient Flavióbriga. Of note in the medieval collection is the ivory belt buckle from the Santa Maria de Hito archaeological site.

Cantabrian Maritime Museum

A museum dedicated to the dissemination of maritime heritage. Its collections are one of the most important and complete in the country, allowing a comprehensive approach to marine biodiversity and the different ways in which Cantabrian people of the sea have connected with it over the centuries.

Astrocantabria Planetarium

Visit the planetarium where simulations of the night sky are shown along with explanations.

Cabarceno Natural Park

This is not a conventional zoo or a natural park. It is a space naturalized from the primitive beauty of the karst landscape on the 750 hectares of a former open-cast mine.

Magdalena Peninsula

It has an area of 24.5 hectares. It was a gift from the city of Santander to King Alfonso XIII, who used it as a summer residence between 1912 and 1929. Today the peninsula is a public park open during the day. There you will find the Magdalena Palace, Magdalena Beach and Bikini Beach, three caravels and a small free zoo with ducks, penguins and seals.

Santillana del Mar

This small town is one of the most important tourist attractions in the region, since it is home to the Altamira Cave, considered the "Sistine Chapel of Quaternary Art", and a well-preserved historic quarter, where the 12th-century Collegiate Church of Santillana del Mar is located.

Visit To A Factory, Company, Etc.

We organize trips to institutions, factories, companies or other places of relevance to groups, to help them with their education and knowledge of these places in Spain.

Visit To A High School

We organize visits to a high school so that our foreign students can share their experiences with Spanish students and learn about the Spanish education system.

Combination of cities for your trip

Bilbao

Comillas

Santillana del Mar

Santoña