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Things to do in: San Sebastián

Things to do in: San Sebastián

How do beautiful white sand beaches, amazing architecture and fantastic food sound to you? If that stellar combination piques your interest, San Sebastián should be on your radar. Known as Spain’s culinary capital, the small seaside city packs a lot of punch for its size. Expect a wide array of...
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The complete guide to: San Sebastian travel

The complete guide to: San Sebastian travel

Whether you’re soaking up the sun on one of San Sebastian’s beautiful beaches, sipping txakoli (a lightly sparkling white wine) and snacking on pintxos in the scenic old town, bar-hopping with locals long into the night, or enjoying San Sebastian’s rich cultural scene, we’re willing to bet you won’t regret...
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April 2018: What’s on in San Sebastián

April 2018: What’s on in San Sebastián

After a month of marathons, locals in San Sebastián can finally stop training for races and take it easy. Thankfully, April brings lots of events to satisfy other interests, from shopping to arts and culture, and more. Here’s what’s happening in San Sebastián in April. Moonshine Fair Date: March 31, April...
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Nightlife in San Sebastián: Partying the Basque way

Nightlife in San Sebastián: Partying the Basque way

Most tourists who visit San Sebastián can’t wait to taste the local cuisine, but there comes a point when sampling so much food becomes overwhelming, and you need other activities for exploring local life. That typically includes wandering around the city, relaxing at some of the best beaches in Europe,...
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November 2017: What’s on in San Sebastián

November 2017: What’s on in San Sebastián

In the Basque Country, we love autumn! Why? Well, for starters, autumn is harvesting time, it’s corn and sunflower season, the landscape is a beautiful scene at this time of year, and there’s the mouthwatering smell of roasted chestnuts! As well, this region is a place of an ancient civilisation,...
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October 2017: What’s on in San Sebastián

October 2017: What’s on in San Sebastián

San Sebastián feels like autumn. It is the time for chestnuts and hot tea, fluffy coats and umbrellas, falling leaves and thunderstorms. For the last few weeks, the climate has been setting up the mood for a quiet end to the year. Mind you, we still have three more months...
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San Sebastián’s Big Week 2017: Join the Basque fiestas!

San Sebastián’s Big Week 2017: Join the Basque fiestas!

If you’ve done your Basque research, then you probably know that San Sebastián’s most important tradition is Donostia Eguna (San Sebastián Day) on January 20th. But that’s not the only day of celebration in our city. Month after month, there are different events bringing joy to our streets — but...
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San Sebastián on wheels! Tips for cycling the city

San Sebastián on wheels! Tips for cycling the city

Frequently, travellers on our San Sebastián tours compare San Sebastián to Amsterdam because we have a similar cycling culture. Yes, San Sebastián is a bike-friendly city, and the number of bikers getting around is growing every day. There’s nothing Basques enjoy more than getting around our dense mountains, fields, and...
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Summer 2017: What’s on in San Sebastián

Summer 2017: What’s on in San Sebastián

June is a month that anticipates summer vacations in Spain. It is a season of warmth, sun, and blossoming — and brings a few festivals and events with it just around the corner. Popular festivities in San Sebastián are the locals’ way of celebrating their identity and forgetting about troubles...
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History, art and culture at San Sebastián’s San Telmo Museum

History, art and culture at San Sebastián’s San Telmo Museum

One of the best ways to gain an appreciation for a new destination is to learn more about a city or country’s history and culture. There’s something about delving into the past that can make for a more vivid experience of the present. While San Sebastián is not really known...
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