❖ Itineray at a Glance
※ Upon arrival at Santander Airport, Harry will drive you to Santillana de Mar. One of Europe’s best preserved medieval towns. We sojourn at the Posada Araceli, a delightful and well equipped inn, in the historic centre. The following morning, we make our way to the Picos de Europa National Park.
※ Diorama Days has partnered with the Picos de Europa Hotel. A splendid three start hotel, offering first class hospitality, comfortable settings and amenities at your disposal; including TV and Free Wi-Fi in your room. We will sojourn here for the duration of the Retreat.
※ The Picos de Europa Hotel is in the charming town of Arenas de Cabrales, gateway to the heart of the National Park.
※ From this picturesque town we will set out to explore and photograph the surrounding landscape. We’ll drive to stunning locations with panoramic views. The Retreat includes complimentary transport by SUV.
※ A visit to the Ethnographic Museum will provide valuable insights into local culture. The aim is to deepen our understandig of the landscape, as a way of informing photographic practice. Tickets are complimentary.
※ Enjoy a complimentary tour of an Award Winning Heritage Village, succesfully bridging tradition & modernity.
※ Complimentary tour of acclaimed producers of Artisan Cider and Cave Aged Cabrales Blue Cheese PDO.
※ The tour is followed by complimentary dinner, savouring exquisite local cuisine.
※ For a taste of the authentic Spain, we will visit the region’s largest Sunday Market, a beehive of activity, renowned for fresh local produce. The market offers ample opportunity for street photography.
※ On the last evening, we shall round off the Retreat with a complimentary farewell dinner.
※ The reteat includes free time allowing you to explore at leisure.