The villa bathed by the Saja River, is located in the homonymous valley of great beauty.
The most representative building of the town is surely the Palace of the Winery (Palacio de la Bodega), from the late eighteenth century, a model of Palacio Casona of the Ceballos family whose shield is on the front of the main facade. It consists of three floors, the lower one with a arcaded gallery with half point arches.
In the Park of the Count of San Diego is the House of Culture, originally built, in 1901, for Don Eugenio Gutiérrez González (Count of San Diego, Doctor of the Royal Chamber and member of the Royal Academy of Medicine), according to traces of the architect Sallaberri. It does not present the typology of the house here, but instead it is a residence of rest with a certain Central European air, to where the Kings and Infantas sometimes attended during their summers. The house was donated to the village in 1981 by its descendants, the Gómez-Acebo family. The estate, with interesting species of imported trees, has become a municipal park and has a bowling alley. Other interesting constructions are the Casa de los Gutiérrez de Mier and the Palacio de los Escalante.
As for the religious architecture, The Parish Church of San Martín, of Baroque style, and the Hermitage of San Roque, of popular architecture, both from the eighteenth century.
The Dungeon Museum (18th Century) has its origins of 15th-century construction, belonging to the lineage of Leonor de la Vega, owner of the Salinas. You can see the sheriff’s room and various period objects. The Cabroja Mill, from the mid-eighteenth century, and its annexed dependencies cannot be visited because it is a private property.
When you are older and you have children, you have to see in Cabezon de la Sal the Poblado Cántabro, located at the top of the so-called “Picu of the Tower.” It consists of a recreation of the way of life of the primitive inhabitants from the end of the Bronze Age to the Roman era, when the brave Cantabrians clashed with the Roman legions of the Emperor Augustus. During your route of the town, protected by a wall, one visits the houses, with quadrangular or circular roofs; The different utensils and belongings, animals and even some inhabitants are dressed from the time period.