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Centro de Arte Faro Cabo Mayor

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Address: Faro Cabo Mayor s/n, Santander, Spain
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Lighthouse on the Cabo Mayor in Santander which now houses an art gallery...

Lighthouse on the Cabo Mayor in Santander which now houses an art gallery with permanent collection by local artist Eduardo Sanz and further Spanish artists, as well as a space for temporary exhibits and a collection of lighthouse memorabilia.

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Wonderful walk from Sardinero to Light House

We walked form Sardinero to the Light House passing lovely beaches, crashing waves, amazing vistas. The light house houses a small museum with an interesting permanent collection... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 July 2016
michiganmaven
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Huntington Woods, Michigan

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Huntington Woods, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

We walked form Sardinero to the Light House passing lovely beaches, crashing waves, amazing vistas. The light house houses a small museum with an interesting permanent collection as well as space for temporary installations. An afternoon well spent!

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2015

A very nice gallery with a feature local artist and some other artworks that were gifted to the artist... they all have the lighthouse or the sea as a theme... and well worth the effort to go and have a look

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banos
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015 via mobile

If you have time on your hands when visiting Santader talk an couple of hours to walk away from town, follow the path to the marina, carry on to the lovely quiet beach, then climb up the small hill to the faro/ lighthouse for great views of the cantabrian landscape. If you you have time walk 10 or 15min more... More 

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Santander, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2015

Pictures of the sea and lighthouse great walks along the coast You can walk along the coast to the center of Santander

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2015

When you stay in Sardinero (Santander) it is nice to walk to the light house. You will enjoy the view from there.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2014

The gallery is a beautiful space with fine views and the exhibitions interesting if you are fond of lighthouses and the sea. When I visited, the galleries displayed paintings by Eduardo Sanz and his wife, Isabel Villar along with the paintings they have collected from fellow painters. There are some lovely preparatory watercolor sketches and pencil drawings by Eduardo Sanz.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2014

I started to wrte a review of the walk to the Lighthouse / Faro that had been recommended but I wanted to add a vote for the wonderful exhibition and artistic homage to lighthouses that is to be found in this Centre - which is free to enter and is fitting reward should you have walked there along the coastal... More 

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