We were looking forward to visit this church/monastery. We had to pay a small fee to enter it. At first we saw the cloister that looked quite beautiful. Inside the church, it was quite peaceful. Everyone was quiet and enjoying this place. A few minutes later, a nun came with a group and explained all the splendors of this place... 更多
Santillana derives its name from the church of Santa Juliana. The cloister has some wonderful columns. The church is a beautiful structure. There's a museum containing historical items. You park at the lot at the entrance to the town and walk down a cobblestone street loaded with souvenir shops, local food specialty shops, and hotels to the Colegiata which is... 更多
First of all, Santillana del Mar is a drop-dead gorgeous, medieval town. More and more people are discovering this gem of a town, and it is getting more crowded during the peak time in summer (but it isn't horrible yet). The streets are mostly pedestrian and cobble-stoned, and there are some cute shops and places to eat. The buildings are... 更多
This is a typical old spanish church with a great atmosphere. It is ashame that all explanation is only in spanish. There is nothing in english. As if spain does not need the touri from abroad?
santillana del mar is a must see when in the area and this church is one of its highlights it is so peaceful and takes you right back in history you just want to sit and take it all in
Paid parking is available just outside the village, so in easy walking distance. The church is the highlight of what is a beautiful village with winding cobble streets and ancient well preserved buildings. It had lots tourists and was very busy. The traditional historic architecture of the buildings and the church are great to explore. The church was one of... 更多
You arrive at Santillana del Mar and most leave you vehicle at the parking areas, then walk down the old streets and submerge into the historic complex, at the end of the main street you will come upon this old monastery and church, the entrance to the Colegiata is around the left side of the church, if you like at... 更多