Get to know the most important things about Santander in detail while you relive one of the biggest catastrophes in the capital of Cantabria and how the city rose from its ashes after “El Siniestro”, the great fire that changed everything forever that February 1941.
February 15, 1941, night falls. Throughout the day there has been a gale that has grown to be almost a hurricane. A glow on the rooftop horizon begins to attract the attention of the population and alarms sound in the streets... The great fire in Santander has broken out. Nothing will ever be the same.
Discover with Tour Santander the history of this event that changed the city. The reason why there is no old town today where everything was reduced to ashes and how this changed the structure and way of life of the people, to become as we know it today.
Enjoy a different itinerary through the most representative monuments and icons of the city center. The way to get to know Santander, as you would with any other general route, with the addition of an original and “catastrophic” point of view, at the same time instructive, as if you were an inhabitant of the time and always under the explanations of an official guide involved and willing to give you a fun visit in which you will have nothing else to do worry about having fun (no risk of being devoured by flames).
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