The Pantheon Chapel and Palacio de Sobrellano, which comprise the Ensemble of Sobrellano in the Cantabria town of Comillas in Green Spain on Mallory on Travel adventure travel, photography, travel Iain Mallory_spain-24

Finding Palaces in Green Spain

The vehicle pulled up to the impressive Palacio De La Magdalena which overlooks the famous Bay of Santander. This allowed a brief glimpse of the Sardinero Beaches and the lighthouse on the Isle of Mouro. Dilemma; explore a magnificent, modern palace constructed in early years of the last century or get a better view of a bay which makes it …

Visitors under the rock art of the Altamira Cave, Cantabria a Spanish World heritage Site on Mallory on Travel adventure travel, photography, travel Iain Mallory_Spain6889

Postcards from Prehistory in Altamira, Cantabria

Imagine standing in a cave which was once home to some of our oldest ancestors, surrounded by art which dates back as far as 36,000 years! It’s possible, in Cantabria, northern Spain, at the Altamira Caves, it is a place which spawned the creativity of human kind. Imagine being spellbound by incredible images of bison, deer and other wild animals, …

Walking Through History in Cantabria, Spain

Guest post by Alison Bailey The Northern coast of Spain is rich in history. The geography is ideally suited to seafaring activities, there is ready access to the Bay of Biscay, and Santander has played a major part in shaping European history. Cantabria’s history goes back further than man’s first attempts to tame the sea, much further. The rock found in northern …