Santillana del Mar, Spain: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Santillana del Mar, Spain? If you're planning to go to Santillana del Mar, I have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Santillana del Mar, Spain

Based on the climate and weather in Santillana del Mar, the best time to go is August. See below for details.

Important essentials for Santillana del Mar, Spain

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Santillana del Mar, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

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What to wear/what to pack for Santillana del Mar, Spain by month

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January

January in Santillana del Mar is crisp. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Convento de las Clarisas, take the following:

If you go to the Museo Diocesiano de Regina Coeli, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

February in Santillana del Mar is relatively cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) to high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Convento de las Clarisas, take the following:

If you go to the Museo Diocesiano de Regina Coeli, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

If you visit Santillana del Mar during March, you are likely to notice that it is relatively cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Convento de las Clarisas, take the following:

If you go to the Museo Diocesiano de Regina Coeli, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

April in Santillana del Mar is relatively cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Convento de las Clarisas, take the following:

If you go to the Museo Diocesiano de Regina Coeli, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

If you vacation in Santillana del Mar during May, you will probably notice that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Convento de las Clarisas, take the following:

If you go to the Museo Diocesiano de Regina Coeli, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

June in Santillana del Mar is mild. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Convento de las Clarisas, take the following:

If you go to the Museo Diocesiano de Regina Coeli, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

If you visit Santillana del Mar during July, you may notice that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Convento de las Clarisas, take the following:

If you go to the Museo Diocesiano de Regina Coeli, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

If you vacation in Santillana del Mar during August, you may find that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Convento de las Clarisas, take the following:

If you go to the Museo Diocesiano de Regina Coeli, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

Traveling to Santillana del Mar in September, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Convento de las Clarisas, take the following:

If you go to the Museo Diocesiano de Regina Coeli, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

In October, Santillana del Mar is balmy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 60s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Santillana del Mar, with several of the days of the month having rain. In October, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Convento de las Clarisas, take the following:

If you go to the Museo Diocesiano de Regina Coeli, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

November in Santillana del Mar is crisp. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Convento de las Clarisas, take the following:

If you go to the Museo Diocesiano de Regina Coeli, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

If you visit Santillana del Mar during December, you will probably notice that it is crisp. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally around 70 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Convento de las Clarisas, take the following:

If you go to the Museo Diocesiano de Regina Coeli, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Santillana del Mar, Spain

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Santillana del Mar.

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