Santillana del Mar attractions

Church in Santillana del Mar

Colegiata de Santa Juliana

A stroll along Santillana’s cobbled main street, past solemn 15th- to 18th-century nobles’ houses, leads to this beautiful 12th-century Romanesque ex-monastery. The big drawcard is the cloister, a formidable storeho…
Museum in Santillana del Mar

Museo de la Tortura

This grisly exhibition displays more than 70 grim instruments of torture and capital punishment used by the Inquisition and elsewhere in Europe. You may want to leave the kids outside.