Santander, modern cosmopolitan city with a rich historical past, has become in the last few years the place chosen by lots of professional people to celebrate their conventions, congresses our business meetings.
The complete social and cultural equipment and its important service offer, have turned the capital of Cantabria into a city qualified to house both the traveller who simply comes to know it and the professionals who arrive in our city, not only to work but also to enjoy its charm, culture, people and atmosphere.
The beauty of the environment that surrounds the city does not leave any of the approaching visitors indifferent. From the beautiful Bay of Santander, considered one of the nicest in Spain and which bathes the southern area of the city offers one of the best scenarios in the world to carry out all kinds of events with congress character.
Culture is part of our region and of all its inhabitants. So, every year the International University Menéndez Pelayo and the International Festival of Music and Dance of Santander attract an infinity of tourists eager to enjoy a more and more cared cultural selection. The first gathers personalities in all fields of knowledge in a real forum of expression. The second offers a wide range of shows among which dance or music is found.Due to the Fire the city suffered in 1941, the monumental set suffered serious consequences, although today it still maintains areas and buildings with great beauty and representativeness. The visit to La Magdalena Palace, the City Hall, the Cathedral of Santander, the Museum of Fine Arts, the Museum of Prehistory and the Maritime Museum are some of the cultural offers of Santander.
The gastronomy is another of the great incentives offered by the city, the sea products and the land products find a perfect combination at each of the proposal offered to the visitors by the magnificent restaurants of the area. The atmosphere and the amusement are guaranteed in this city, which, maintaining the characteristic quietness, offers different and varied amusement centres. The terraces of El Sardinero are mainly distinguished because in them, amusement is framed in a spectacular environment. Furthermore, during the summer, the celebration of festivities with spectacular fireworks which illuminate the sky of the city, give a magical touch to the environment.The invitation to enjoy your stay is constant. The climate, the beaches, the quality of life and the cordiality of the people suppose great attractiveness for the city. For the congress members and their companions, the possibilities offered by the municipality are multiple.
Santander is this way, and ideal city to celebrate congresses or conventions because it gathers everything: infrastructure, beauty and culture.