Discover how the famous anchovies of Santoña are made on this tour of a factory in the fishing village and go on a boat ride along the Cantabrian coast.
Satoña Boat Ride & Anchovy Factory Trip
We'll set off from Santander in the morning and head to the village of Santoña. After a 45-minute drive, we'll reach this famous fishing village on the Cantabrian coast.
In Santoña we'll visit an anchovy factory called Conservas Emilia, where we'll see the manufacturing process of this exclusive product. We'll discover the importance of the food preserves industry for this village and its evolution throughout the twentieth century.
Then we'll head to the port of Santoña sail off on a boat trip around the bay. During the cruise you'll enjoy magnificent views of the coast and the marshes of Santoña, a protected natural place of great beauty where thousands of migratory birds come every year.
On our way back to the port, we'll head off to explore Santoña. As we stroll past the fishermen's picturesque houses, we'll find out about the history of the village, which is currently an important tourist and fishing destination in Cantabria.
The trip will end near the Santander marina.
The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English, although it may occasionally be done in two languages.
Hotel pick up and drop off
Transport in a minibus
English speaking guide
Visit to an anchovy factory
Guided tour of Santoña
When to book?
You can book up until 9 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.
Type of voucher
Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.
Not wheelchair accessible.
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Frequently asked questions
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.
Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?
A - This activity requires a minimum of 4 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.
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