Santoña: anchovy factory & boat trip

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Visit this small fishing village and enjoy an unforgettable boat trip through its bay and marshes.

  • You will visit an Anchovy Factory

  • You will discover the secrets of making anchovies

  • You will take a nice boat trip through the bay

  • You will know the fishing village of Santoña

  • You will visit the marshes of Santoña, Vitoria and Joel

  • When: MONDAY 9:00 am

  • Duration: 4.5 h

  • Pick-up points: at your Hotel in Santander

  • Languages: Spanish, English, Italian

€ 53 pers.


Discover the fishing village of Santoña on this morning excursion. Surrounded by its extraordinary bay, the natural park of the Santoña, Vitoria and Joel marshes and the spectacular Mount Buciero. Santoña brings together all the elements to surprise the visitor who comes only to see this town for its famous anchovy canning industry.

As it coudn't be otherwise, on this excursion you will visit one of the main anchovy factories in the area and discover the secrets of its anchovy production. You will be surprised how much amount of manual work is behind the preparation of the anchovies.

You will also embark on a regular excursion by boat through the Santoña bay up to the Faro del Caballo (Lighthouse), this trip will take one hour. You will love the views of La Salvé beach of Laredo and the cliffs of Monte Buciero from the sea!

To finish, we will take a short drive through the port and along the promenade until we reach the Fort of San Martín, from where you will enjoy a beautiful view of the sea promenade of Santoña.

  • Tour leader
  • Private transportation by minivan (9 seats)
  • Pick up at hotel (Santander)
  • Visit Canning of anchovies (Conservas Emilia)
  • Boat trip (1h)
  • Liability insurance
Not included
  • Food Drink
  • Comfortable shoes

This is a recommended excursion for all ages.

You must be at the meeting point at least 5 minutes before departure time.

For the excursion to take place, there must be a minimum of 2 registered. The company reserves the right to cancel the trip if the group does not reach the minimum number of participants or if the weather conditions are not favorable. In such case, you would be given the option of a full refund or change of tour date.

For groups of at least 4 people we can do this excursion other days outside the program (only from 11/15 to 06/15). Always subject to availability and keeping the tour open to other reservations.

If you want to book this tour as a private tour, please contact us so we can make you a proposal. Private tours give you the possibility to choose the date of the tour, the place / time of pick-up as well as to make changes to the initial program.

You can cancel this reservation free of charge up to 24 hours before the start of the tour.

Important notice:

We collaborate with:

Hayedos Roble, SL has been a beneficiary of the European Regional Development Fund whose objective is to improve the competitiveness of SMEs and thanks to which it has launched an International Digital Marketing Plan with the aim of improving its online positioning in foreign markets during the year 2021. For this, it has had the support of the XPANDE DIGITAL Program of the Chamber of Commerce of the Chamber of Spain.

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Hayedos Roble, SL ha sido beneficiaria del Fondo Europeo de Desarrollo Regional cuyo objetivo es mejorar la competitividad de las Pymes y gracias al cual ha puesto en marcha un Plan de Marketing Digital Internacional con el objetivo de mejorar su posicionamiento online en mercados exteriores durante el año 2021. Para ello ha contado con el apoyo del Programa XPANDE DIGITAL de la Cámara de Comercio de España Una manera de hacer Europa”


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