Galicia and Asturias Sights

Catedral de Santander

  • Calle de Somorrostro s/n Map It
  • Santander
  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Published 08/18/2015

Fodor's Review

The blocky cathedral marks the transition between Romanesque and Gothic. Though largely rebuilt in the neo-Gothic style after serious damage in the town's 1941 fire, the cathedral retained its 12th-century crypt. The chief attraction here is the tomb of Marcelino Menéndez y Pelayo (1856–1912), Santander's most famous literary figure. The cathedral is across Avenida de Calvo Sotelo from the Plaza Porticada.

Sight Information


Calle de Somorrostro s/n, Santander, Cantabria, 39002, Spain

Map It



Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Daily 10–1 and 4:30–7:30 (except during services)

Published 08/18/2015


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