Northern Spain – Cantabrian Coast, Comillas and Gaudi

Cantabria Spain

Although the forecast was poor the weather by contrast was better than expected and there was a clear blue sky with just a few wispy clouds and from the museum car park it was possible to see the sea only a few hundred metres away. 

We drove out of the village on a road that climbed quickly and at the top we were overawed by a sight that we were not prepared for.  At a distance of about fifty kilometres we could see the two thousand five hundred metre high peaks of the Picos de Europa which remained snow capped and glistening white in the mid morning sun.

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12 responses to “Northern Spain – Cantabrian Coast, Comillas and Gaudi

  1. The cantabrian coast looks great. El Caprichio looks so Gaudi. I don’t know how else to describe his work. We saw quite a few of them in Barcelona. If like to see el Caprichio one day.


  2. We might be joining family in Bilbao next summer, so I’ve added El Caprichio as a must see. Its gardens sound fantastic! Have you visited San Sebastian?


  3. Looks like it’s made of Lego!


  4. Looks just a bit more like my coastline, at least in that first shot.


  5. Can you show the photo of that “interesting castle”?


  6. Cantabria is on the list 🙂


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