Guided tour

Santander: Comillas, modernist architecture & Gaudi

Activity provider: EXPLORING CANTABRIA

Santander: Comillas, modernist architecture & Gaudi

Activity provider: EXPLORING CANTABRIA

From US$ 56.22 per person

Visit Comillas, the only modernist city in Cantabria. Discover the Capricho de Gaudi building and awesome old Seminary and take a scenic drive around this small and elegant town.

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Duration 4.5 - 5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Pickup optional
Please be at the meeting point at least 10 minutes prior the pickup time.
Small group
Limited to 8 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Discover Comillas, the only modernist city in Cantabria
  • Enjoy a guided visit to the singular building of th "Capricho de Gaudí"
  • Discover the majestic Old Seminary of Comillas through a guided visit
  • Take in the views over the small port and cozy beach of Comillas
Full description
On this tour, you will discover the only modernist town of Cantabria, Comillas. Thanks to a series of historical buildings constructed by famous Catalan architects like Antonio Gaudí, this elegant town is a model of Catalonian modernism and it also encompasses all of the elements necessary to satisfy any tourist or lover of modernist architecture. Our way to Comillas will take us about 50 minutes, we will profit to enjoy the views over the Cantabrian landscape and learn about the figure of Antonio Lopez y Lopez, the person behind many of the most important constructions in town. Once in Comillas, you will enjoy a guided visit to the Old Main Seminar of Comillas, you will be surprised by the size and details of the construction of this building. During this visit, we will have the opportunity to visit the breathtaking part of the church that is currently under renovation. Our next stop will be to visit the "Capricho de Gaudí". This is a villa built by the famous Catalan architect Antonio Gaudí, it is in fact one of his few constructions out of Catalonia. You will love the shapes, colors, and materials that Gaudí used to make this unique building that undoubtedly bears his stamp. Before leaving, you will enjoy a scenic drive through the town to see the Palace of Sobrellano with its Chapel, the Old Cemetery with its magnificent sculpture in the “Ángel Exterminador”, and the beautiful beach and little port of Comillas.

Includes
  • Tour leader
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in Santander
  • Private transport in a minivan
  • Entrance tickets to see El Capricho de Gaudí
  • Entrance tickets to the Old Main Seminar of Comillas
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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Date

Meeting point

Please be at the bus stop in front the "Pabellón de la Habana Vieja" at least 10 minutes prior departure.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  • This tour will take place rain or shine
Customer reviews

Overall rating

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Amazing tour of Comillas blessed with lovely weather and a wonderful guide (Gabriella.) Saw all the sights I wanted to see with the highlight being Caprico de Gaudi Would totally recommend this tour - 10 out of 10 !

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Product ID: 328971