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Santander: Santander on Fire 1941 Historic Walking Tour

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Discover the catastrophe that marked Santander in 1941. Travel back in time to explore the city during its gray days. Get to know the current historical center to gain an understanding of how it has been rebuilt since the tragedy.
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Duration: 2.5 hours
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  • Discover Santander's Old Town, even though it doesn't exist
  • Relive the tragedy that changed everything
  • Explore the monuments, the past, and the lesser-known history of the city
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There are many ways to get to know Santander, the capital of Cantabria. You can visit El Sardinero, the nobility of the Magdalena, eat a Regma ice cream, or visit one of the most beautiful bays in the world. Now, do you know what is really behind all this? 

To understand Santander, you must understand its historic center and the history of the great fire of 1941, the catastrophe that razed much of the city. See how Santander has been rebuilt into the city known today on a tour which highlights the locations most significant to the fire.

A story full of intrigue, decay, anonymous heroes, and fire and destruction wherever you look. It's promised that you'll never see the streets of Santander the same way again after a couple hours with your extremely knowledgable guide.
  • Official guide
  • 2.5-hour historic city tour
  • Liability insurance
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks

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  • Comfortable shoes
  • Comfortable clothes
Know before you go
• The tour covers about 1.25 miles
• The tour will run in rain; it will only be canceled in case of extreme weather conditions

From US$ 11.72 per person

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Product ID: 362870