Magdalena Peninsula

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The Magdalena Peninsula is located in Santander, Cantabria, Spain.

The Magdalena Peninsula is a 69-acre (28 hectare)[1] peninsula located near the entrance to the Bay of Santander in the city of Santander, Cantabria along the north coast of Spain.

The peninsula is a popular recreational destination for both tourists and locals. The historic Palacio de la Magdalena is located on the peninsula, which along with its surrounding gardens, is designated as a cultural heritage site.[2] Also located on the peninsula is a small zoo, three galleons of the Cantabrian mariner Vital Alsar Ramírez, two beaches and a lighthouse.[2]


  1. ^ "El Palacio de la Magdalena". Ayuntamiento de Santander. 2002. Retrieved February 9, 2009. 
  2. ^ a b "What to do in Santander, Spain". Tour Spain Travel Guides. Retrieved February 9, 2009. 

Coordinates: 43°28′9″N 3°45′58″W / 43.46917°N 3.76611°W / 43.46917; -3.76611