Centro Botín is an art centre designed to generate social development and wealth, making the most of the potential of the arts to awaken our creativity.
The hermitage, which only opens for mass and for the annual celebrations, is a very simple building that was constructed in the 17th century to house the statue of Nuestra Señora del Mar (Our Lady of the Sea), Santander's much-loved patron saint.
Puerto Chico (Little Harbor) is the very core of Santander, from earlier times when it was the home of the city's fishing fleet. Pleasure craft moor here today and it offers splendid views of the bay and access to the Palacio de Festivales de Cantabria.
Lighthouse on the Cabo Mayor in Santander which now houses an art gallery with permanent collection by local artist Eduardo Sanz and further Spanish artists, as well as a space for temporary exhibits and a collection of lighthouse memorabilia.