Santander, in case you were not aware, is not part of the Spanish Basque region. It is the capital of Cantabria, a different area altogether, but also lies along the northern coast. The city is roughly two hours by bus from Bilbao. things to do in santander
Santander is not a city that would pop in a tourist’s mind. What are entertaining things to do in Santander, anyway?
However, I have a somewhat personal connection to it: one of my lovely colleagues that I used to work with was born and bred in Santander….