School Cultural Trips to Cantabria
Strip back Spain, and this is what you’ll find
For coastal views, sleepy villages and urban city visits, a school cultural trip to Cantabria encompasses everything that’s special about rural Spain. This green-clad region is perfect for outdoorsy types, where days are spent exploring national parks and golden beaches, leaving enough time to lap up the big city vibes of Santander and Bilbao. From the medieval charms of Santillana del Mar to the architectural gems of Comillas, you can’t go wrong.
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Our Recommended Itinerary
Here’s what your trip could look like
Flight to Cantabria and transfer to your accommodation
Free time to explore Santillana del Mar and its towers, palaces and churches, as well as an optional visit to the Altamira Cave Museum
Evening meal and free time to explore Santillana del Mar
Visit Parque Cabarceno
Evening meal and Fun Files quiz
Explore Comillas, including the beach, fishing port and cobbled town centre, as well as an optional visit to El Capricho de Gaudi
Visit Los Picos de Europa National Park and Teleferico Fuente De Cable Car
Evening meal and Fun Files activity
Visit Bilbao and enjoy a walking tour of the city
Free time to explore Bilbao
Airport transfer and flight home
- Return flights from UK to Cantabria
- Return airport transfers in resort
- Coaching for the duration of the tour
- Half board accommodation
- Travel insurance
- Free staff place ratio 1:10
- 24/7 support
- Vamoos travel app & info pack
- Tailor-made itinerary
- Parque Cabaceno
- Los Picos de Europa National Park
- Teleferico Fuente De
- Bilbao Walking Tour
- National Museum & Research Centre of Altamira
- Dedicated Tour Manager
- Hoodies and Polo Shirts
Popular places to stay in Cantabria
- Located in the heart of Santillana del Mar, surrounded by lush greenery
- Close to Altamira Caves Museum and Santillana del Mar Zoo
- Quad, triple, twin and single bed rooms
- En-suite facilities
- Restaurant, café and bar
- Shared lounge and TV area
- Grab a bite to eat in the restaurant
- Relax with a drink in the café or bar
- Chill out and watch TV in the shared lounge
- Visit the Altamira Caves Museum or the zoo
- Go sightseeing and shopping in Santillana de Mar
Your journey doesn’t have to end here! See what else we can offer to help you get the most out of your tour. From dedicated Tour Managers to Party Leader Launch Packs, we’ll go above and beyond to support you and your students.
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FAQs about this tour
Find the answers to some of our most frequently asked questions.
Can I talk to Rayburn Tours whilst out on tour?
Yes, a 24-hour emergency phone number will be provided in your final documents pack and one of our experienced members of staff will be happy to help with any problems you have whilst out on tour.
I am required to complete an Educational Visits (EV) form by our Local Authority and I cannot answer all of the questions?
We are happy to assist you in completing your EV forms and return them directly to your Local Authority on your behalf, just speak to your Tour Consultant.
Do your hotels comply with our Local Authority’s guidelines?
All hotels are audited to standards set by the School Travel Forum (STF), this criteria is based on information and guidance from educational authorities. Whilst local laws and standards have to be taken into consideration, as they may differ from country to country, our standards do not. We are happy to provide copies of our hotel audits should you wish to see them.
Is insurance included with my trip?
Yes, insurance will be included in your trip quotation as standard unless it is requested not to be. Make sure you check the list of inclusions in your quotation and/or confirmation.
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