Santander, the pearl of the Cantabria region in Northern Spain, is a foodie paradise where it is hard to have a bad meal.

Here, Spanish "Tapas" are served in the form of "Pinchos". Do you know the difference between "Pinchos" & "Tapas"? They are both part of Spanish small food culture and while "Tapas" are small portions of food to share, "Pinchos" are bite-size food masterpieces often served on a slice of bread and have a cocktail stick in them, a delicious Spanish version of finger food.

 You will enjoy an evening of gathering with your friends or family to eat, drink and be merry, a fundamental part of the fabric of social life in Spain. "Pinchos" line every bar in town, but knowing where to find the best ones is an art that needs local knowledge. Without a passionate foodie local with you, you would choose bars at random and pointed to what you would see on the counter, but often the "specials" aren't on display.

But before a night of eating and drinking unlike any you’ve ever experienced, you will discover one of the most stunning places along Northern Spain's dramatic coastline. A stroll to the "Horse Lighthouse", an impressively beautiful lighthouse perched on the cliffs surrounded by clear blue waters. You will walk down the stairs carved into the rock to access this hidden gem to enjoy spectacular views over the ocean.

To make the day even more memorable you will stay in a five-star hotel, a palace which towers over the bay of Santander, one of the most beautiful bays in Spain. From the comfort of your own room you will be delighted by breath-taking views over Santander's bay. This will be the perfect vantage point from which to enjoy a glass of wine as you soak up the stunning view.

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