Cantabria is one of those places which people always want to go. It has everything: dreamy landscapes, high mountains, a sea with its own name, an infatuated gastronomy, forests full of history ... which makes the different activities multiply and there is something for everyone. So, are you encouraged?
1. Canoeing through the waters of the Asón River.
If you want to find your most adventurous side, the descent by whitewater canoe may accelerate your pulsations as few things have done in your life. The surroundings of Cartes have places like the Pasiegos valleys or the Saja-Besaya reserve, perfect for this type of activity, where you will be refreshed, you will be in contact with a typical and exuberant nature and the adrenaline rush down the river will make it one of your best experiences.
2. Climbing The Picos de Europa.
Feel how your lungs are opening towards another type of oxygen as you go up one of the most important mountain formations in the continent. The Picos de Europa will not only show you an amazing view of Cantabria but will make you have confidence in yourself. You will have a fascinating view of the mountain range.
3. Rappell in Potes.
You are more of river, rocks and do a little the goat, recognize it. Therefore, descending the impressive ravines that adorn the surroundings of Potes is your activity. The ravines in the area have a special halo as they are part of the impressive Picos de Europa. Take advantage of its rappels up to 40 meters high to impressive pools of pure water and turquoise.
4. Guided tour throughout the caves of Altamira.
Visit the surroundings of Santillana del Mar in a guided tour through thousands of years of history, being able to see its famous rupestrian paintings declared World Heritage. The environment of the town of the Cantabrian cornice, considered one of the most beautiful in the country, will not leave you indifferent either. The guide will tell you at every step the curiosities of the area and the most typical of its people, while you walk through a rural environment that will fall in love with you.
5. Horseback ride in the Laredo beach.
It does not matter if you have no experience or you are an experienced rider, but a horseback ride through the beautiful beach of Laredo is something you can not miss. Accompanied by a professional who will guide you at all times, you can establish a very special connection with these noble animals. Know its forests that surround the coast in a perfect route to connect with nature.
6. Sports fishing in Santander.
Spend a day fishing, quietly, surrounded by people with the same interests while enjoying the silhouette of the Cantabrian capital is a luxury available to everyone. You will enjoy the tranquility provided by the sea while you wait with enthusiasm for the best specimens to bite. Santander is known for its maritime wealth so depending on what time you can enjoy an optimal day of fishing.
7. Paragliding in Castro Urdiales.
This original flight that allows a man to be close to "become a little bird" is perfect to fly over the beautiful coastal town of Castro Urdiales and let go. You will be fascinated by the precision with which you fly and you can participate in all the previous preparation.
8. Speleology in Coventosa.
Going into the cave of Coventosa, advancing through its catteries, visiting its well-known lakes is a unique sensation. For lovers of caving and adventure, it is an experience that you can not miss if you are spending a few days in the Ramales de la Victoria and want to feel the Cantabrian land from within.
9. Kitesurfing in Somo.
Far from being an annoyance typically Cantabrian time, it is a delight for lovers of this aquatic activity. Enfúndate in a neoprene and go flying on the waves of the beach of Somo, enjoying the best waves and taking advantage of every gust of air.
10. MTB routes in Suances.
This land without its stony and flooded roads would not be the same. A mountain bike route through rugged terrain to reach the municipality of Suances is a super exciting experience for all lovers of the mountains and bicycles. This city will provide all the amenities you are looking for and the best MBT routes for its beautiful surroundings.