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Ships in Colindres.
Location of Colindres
|Comarca||Eastern coast of Cantabria|
|• Alcalde||José Ángel Hierro (2007) (PSC-PSOE)|
|• Total||5.94 km2 (2.29 sq mi)|
|Elevation||10 m (30 ft)|
|Highest elevation||281 m (922 ft)|
|Lowest elevation||0 m (0 ft)|
|• Density||1,300/km2 (3,500/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
In Colindres, the Asón River flows into the Cantabrian Sea forming, the Santoña estuary which is the most important SPA in the north of Spain, which is also known as the Santoña, Victoria and Joyel Marshes Natural Park, which Colindres is a part of. The town has the second fishing port in the region.
Its festivities during the summer are very popular in the region, and perhaps the most popular and the one which attracts the most people is the folk music festival SAUGA. Colindres' neighboring city, Laredo, has a long beach, La Salvé, with more than 5 km.
Media related to Colindres at Wikimedia Commons
- Ayuntamiento de Colindres
- SAUGA Folk
- Bienvenidos a Colindres – Pictures of Colindres (Spanish)
- Colindres - Cantabria 102 Municipios
- Paseando por Colindres
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