ELECTRIC BIKE HIRE
If you like cycling, we highly recommend you to rent an e-bike to visit Santander and surroundings as there are many cycling routes you can take to explore around.
But... what is an e-bike?
An e-bike or electric bike is like a bike with pedal assistance. It incorporates an electric motor and a rechargeable battery that feeds it. It can reach up to 25 km/h and can achieve a range of 60- 70 km. This is why it is ideal for everyone, you can enjoy a great cycling day despite you might not take part in sports regularly.
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Do you prefer a trekking bike?? You can also rent it for only €18,00 /day!
GET TO KNOW SOME ROUTES YOU CAN DO ON A BIKE
1. Palacio de la Magdalena
Starting the route in Reina Victoria a variety of beaches can be found; Los Peligros, La Magdalena, Los Bikinis, El Camello, all of which face the Cantabrian Sea. After these, we arrive at the Magdalena Peninsula where the Palacio de la Magdalena is located, which is undoubted, one of the most emblematic icons of Santander. Construction began in 1908 by means of public subscription. The architects Gonzalez de Riancho and Gonzalo Bringas Vega are responsible for this magnificent building. It was the summer residence of the Royal Family and has been declared a historical-artistic monument. The Royal Stables, today, are the headquarters of the prestigious Universidad Internacional Menéndez Pelayo (UIMP).
2. Sardinero Beaches up to Faro Mayor (Lighthouse)
The Sardinero is famous for its fine sandy beaches. A great bike ride is ideal for exploring this wonderful area. In the Plaza de Italia the Gran Casino can be found, built in 1916 by Eloy Martinez del Valle.Further along, we arrive at the Jardines de Piquio, a beautiful vantage point, where we see the First and Second Sardinero Beaches, and from where we can admire a panoramic view of Cabo Mayor, the island of Mouro and the Palacio de la Magdalena.
Just in front of the Second Beach, Mesones Park and the Racing football stadium are found. Close by is Las Llamas park, a fantastic space for children. By cycling towards Mataleñas Park you arrive at the Cabo Mayor lighthouse.
3. Cabárceno Park
This is one of the most important tourist attractions in Cantabria. The park spans 750 acres with more than 20kms of roads where we can see more than 150 species of animals from 5 continents in relative freedom. It is located in an old outdoor iron mine which has resulted in a unique and spectacular karst landscape.
Cabárceno Nature Park is an ideal place to spend a family day out. There are different recreation and rest areas, viewpoints and restaurants.
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You can either arrive at the park by bike from Santander or ask us about the option of a bike transfer to the park.
In any case, you will receive a map with the route to take to the park.
You can also buy your entrance tickets here!
4. Bay of Santander (Pedreña & Somo)
Leaving from the Centro Botín you arrive at the Embarcadero ‘Los Reginas’ where you can take a ferry to Pedreña and/ or Somo and have a great time discovering this part of the bay.