Town of Cantabria 2012
Barcenaciones, in the heart of Cantabria
Named Town of Cantabria in the year 2012, Barcenaciones is a village with lots of charm and history. Around the year 1000, Barcenaciones already appeared in the Cartullary of Santillana del Mar. Its cobble-stone streets and architecture, which are present nowadays, go back to the XVII century. Barcenaciones also has one of the best collections of millenary trees of the area. Located in a beautiful valley, next to the Saja river, the village is the perfect place to enjoy nature at its best.
Barcenaciones is 10 minutes away from Torrelavega and less than 40kms away from Santander, in the municipality of Reocín. It has a privileged access to some of the best-kept jewels of Cantabria. The towns of Santillana del Mar, comillas or San Vicente de la Barquera, as well as the historic caves of Altamira or the impressive caves of el Soplao are all a few kilometers away from our houses.
From walking in the countryside, to enjoying the Cantabric sea, skiing in the Alto Campoo resort, or trekking through the Picos de Europa, there aren’t many places in this planet that can offer the vast array of activities in such a natural, historic and well-preserved surroundings, like is Barcenaciones.