Festival and Events Cantabria
The landscape of Cantabria offers a rich mixture of sea and mountains. It is well known for the cave paintings of Altamira, dating from about 37,000 BC and declared, along with nine other Cantabrian caves, as World Heritage Sites by UNESCO.
To those of us from North America, it is quite surprising to find that January 6 in Spain, The Three Kings festival, is a bigger celebration than Christmas.
The origin of Halloween dates back to an ancient Celtic festival known as Samhain. Annually celebrated in Spain from 31 October to 2 November. All Hallows Eve, now known as Halloween
Maritime themed festival including a trial overseen by a court of fish. No joke! Santoña is a town in the eastern coast of the autonomous community of Cantabria. It is best known today as a holiday destination during the summer
A national holiday and held annually on October 12. This date commemorates the anniversary of Christopher Columbus’ landing in the New World on October 12, 1492. It is also known as Columbus Day in the United States