Ferries to Santander

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Santander is served by Brittanny Ferries from the UK and the Republic of Ireland with routes from Portsmouth, Plymouth and Cork. 

Brittany Ferries operate a 'no frills' Économie service from Portsmouth only as well as their cruise ferry quality service from both Portsmouth and Plymouth.

To book a crossing that departs within the next 7 days, please email overseastravel@campingandcaravanningclub.co.uk

We also recommend you check the latest guidance with your chosen operator and stay up to date with the latest official advice: www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice

Ferry routes to Santander

Departure port

Brittany Ferries
2 per week
24 hours
Brittany Ferries
1 per week
20 hours
Brittany Ferries Cork 2 per week 28 - 32 hours Please email Holiday.Operations@campingandcaravanningclub.co.uk

Onboard Accommodation

Brittany Ferries offers inside and outside cabin accommodation for up to 4 people per cabin with a range of different cabin types. There are a limited number of cabins that provide for wheelchair access.

For those who would prefer a comfy reclining seat, both operators offer reclining seats in reserved lounges.

Please note; Brittany Ferries Economie cabins are not carpeted.

Some pet friendly cabins are available.

Onboard facilities and Information

Brittany Ferries service provide bars, cafes and self-service restaurants on their ferry services with the addition of an à la carte restaurant on the Brittany Ferries cruise ferry services.

Live entertainment is usually only available on the Brittany Ferries cruise ferry quality services which will usually also include children's entertainment during the school holiday periods.

Cinema or movie lounge or DVD room is available on all services to Santander and Brittany Ferries in addition provide a swimming pool and spa service on their cruise ferry quality services.

Wifi is provided free of charge onboard all Brittany Ferries services.

Campsites near Santander

We are currently unable to book campsites on your behalf; please contact the campsite direct if you wish to make a booking.

Campsite Distance from Port of Bilbao
El Helguero, Bilbao and Santander
35 miles
La Paz, Northern Spain 51 miles
Haro, Rioja Region, Spain 117 miles
Fuentes Blancas, Burgos, Spain 117 miles

More about Santander

Santander is one of the most popular cities in Spain, with a population of just below 200,000. It's also the largest city and capital of Cantabria province. There is a main ferry port to the north of the city which acts as a gateway to Northern Spain, being close to Bilbao and Oviedo.

Santander is particularly noted for its coastal geography – a small peninsular surrounded by cliffs against the backdrop of the Cantabrian mountains. It's very much a coastal tourist city with a multitude of sandy beaches and holiday apartment blocks.

There is plenty to see and do in Santander apart from attempting to catch a tan. There are several museums dedicated to both history and the arts, as well as a number of ancient churches including the Cathedral de Nuestra Señora de la Asunción de Santander, which was built between the 1100s and the 1300s. Note that much of Santander was damaged in a huge fire that swept through the city in 1941 and burned for two days.

Santander is renowned for its seafood, with fried calamari, seabass and sardines all being noted examples of Santander cuisine, as well as Cocido Montañés, which is a hearty bean stew into which bacon, pork ribs, black pudding and chorizo is added.

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