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Ornithological encounters in Escalante

Ornithological encounters Las Solanas de Escalante

Each year up to 20.000 birds reach Escalante looking for a place of refuge from the cold northern Europe, turning the Natural Park of the Marshes of Santoña, Victoria and Joyel, with more than 4000 hectares of high ecological value, the most important wetland for waterfowl in the northern Iberian peninsula (also the only Ramsar site in Cantabria), an essential place to rest and feed on their migration and wintering area of over 120 different species.

During this time they share this space with us, allowing us to enjoy their habits and special beauty. Being a simple spectator of his presence and the environment around us is our privilege.

We invite you to join us and let yourself be sucked into this show.

So you can make the most of your visit to this part of Cantabria, from the Hotel Rural Las Solanas de Escalante and in collaboration with SEO birdlife Cantabria, the IberAves project, the Interpretation Centre of the Natural Park and various ornithological associations in the UK, we have prepared a specialized Packages in Birdwatching or birding, with Guided Tours around the Marsh Santoña and the Marshes of Victoria and Joyel in which Guillermo, our local guide, will show you the best places to observe the different species and make the most of the experience.

These packs are intended for ornithologists and individuals or groups interested in learning more about this hobby, are also ideal for families wanting to enjoy together in the nature in a healthy, educational and fun way, being able to combine the Ornithological Routes with other activities such as hiking, biking, kayaking, surfing, SUP, horse riding or camel, hiking to the prehistoric caves in the area or visit the Cabárceno Park among many others.

From Las Solanas we will be very happy to make your stay in Escalante an experience to remember.


Two Nights Accommodationon Full Board at the Hotel Rural Las Solanas
Audiovisual -Presentation of the Natural Park of the Marshes of Santoña, Victoria and Joyel.
Delivery of information material on the Natural Park and the birds we'll see.
Guided Route around the Marshes of Santoña.
Guided Route around the Victoria and Joyel Noja Marshes.
Visit to The Tide Mill of Victoria.
Tasting Cantabrian traditional cuisine in Santoña and Noja.
Transfer to and from the airport (By arrangement only/not included in price)
You will also have free time to explore the charming town of Escalante, the amazing beaches of Noja and Berria or relax in the Hotel reviewing photos and commenting the experience.

PRICE per person VAT included: 130 €

*** These Packs are only avalable in Low Season

(We also have available Weekly Packages and several variations on these)

For more information please call us on 942 677810 or send your inquiry via email to


Hotel Rural Las Solanas de Escalante

  C/ Puente de Somaza s/n,
Escalante, 39795, (Cantabria)

  942 67 78 10

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