Galicia Asturias , Cantabria and the Basque Country make the Cantabrian Mountains .
Northern Spain has a cooler and wetter climate. Many Spaniards and foreigners are attracted by the Camino de Santiago or the festival of San Fermin.
There are many cliffs , but also quiet and secluded beaches . Rural tourism in these regions is an alternative to the main tourist attractions of southern Spain (sun and beach). The main cause of tourism in the north is the beauty of geography, Galician , Cantabrian coast and rich cooking .