Comillas is a municipality and a town in Cantabria located in the “Comarca de la Costa Occidental”. It limits to the north with the Cantabrian Sea, to the south with the town of Udías, to the east with Ruiloba and Alfoz de Lloredo and to the west with Valdáliga
Art and Culture
The Villa, declared a historical-artistic complex, constitutes a small population nucleus of between aristocratic and rural character, with excellent popular architecture from the 18th century and emblazoned manor houses.
Comillas gave five prelates who occupied dioceses in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, this gave him the nickname of "Villa de los Arzobispos".
In the town, with more squares and squares than streets, a walk through its cobbled corners produces a feeling of tranquility, a kind of desire for a peaceful, slow and stress-free life.
The center of the urban area is “La Plaza”, with the Town Hall and the parish church of San Cristóbal, creating an evocative atmosphere with beautiful porticoed houses full of glazed viewpoints. From an angle you enter the Corro de Campíos, with secular chestnut trees and terraces of bars that are very popular in the summer season, beyond the “Tres Caños” square with its tower and emblazoned manor house gives a historical note, the public fountain work stands out of Doménech. With the “Calle de los Arzobispos” and the “Plaza de San Pedro”, an urban fabric is completed that, together with extensive parks and gardens that surround numerous palaces, is perfectly harmonized with a homogeneous, simple and unique character, which merges with the modernism of the end of the XIX century.