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Have you decided to visit Potes? This city in Cantabria in northern Spain has much to offer travelers who visit! There are many things to see in Potes, including a variety of cultural and historical sights. It is one of the municipalities through which the Lebaniego Route passes, which links the Camino de Santiago with the French Way, so throughout the year many tourists pass through the town on their journey or pilgrimage.

There are many things to do in Potes, including touring the town's beautiful architecture. Some of the best attractions in Potes include the Church of San Vicente, a Gothic church begun in the fifteenth century. Others places to visit in Potes include the Chapel of San Cayetano and the Monastery of Santo Toribio. Another one of the most popular Potes attractions is the Infantado Tower, as well as the town hall. The neighborhoods just outside the city center also have some interesting buildings.

But stuff to do in Potes is not only related to architecture - nature itself has also become another form of art in this Cantabrian town. You can hear Deva River as you wander through the streets. The moisture in the air promotes the growth of interesting plants such as ivy, ash, alder, and linden, among others. These plants have taken over this part of the river, forming in many beautiful and whimsical green tunnels.

If shoppers want to know what to do in Potes, they're in luck! Walk among the many shops in Potes, which range from local artisian stores to major international brands. To finish the day, you visit to some of the many bars in the city, where you can taste the typical local cuisine such as Liébana stew, which is based on the local legumes, as well as dried beef, cabbage, and stuffing. Artisan cheese is one of the exquisite snacks found in Potes - and don't forget to try the homemade desserts and pomace! 
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