A wine guide to sipping your way around the Mediterranean

A wine guide to sipping your way around the Mediterranean

When it comes to wine, the Mediterranean has a long and rich history. The area’s warm climate, agricultural techniques and local varietals produce unique white, red and sparkling wines you won’t find elsewhere. So raise a glass and sip your way around the Mediterranean, with this handy guide on what...

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Where to find the best tortillas in San Sebastian

Where to find the best tortillas in San Sebastian

Delicious, toothsome treat by the name of tortilla! Where shall I search for you in San Sebastian? But before we dig into where to find the best tortilla in town, let’s clarify what a tortilla actually is. Because there’s more than one delicious thing that boasts the name ‘tortilla.’ There...

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24 hours in: San Sebastian

24 hours in: San Sebastian

The city of San Sebastián isn’t quite what you might call a metropolis, so spending just 24 hours here isn’t as daunting as it may seem in other cities around the world. Having said that, there’s still so much to see and do! One thing we can promise you, is...

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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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Speaking Euskera: The Basque language surrounded by mystery

Speaking Euskera: The Basque language surrounded by mystery

The Basque language is a mystery for linguists… and something that travellers on tour with San Sebastián Urban Adventures always ask about. As native speakers, discussing the origins and characteristics of our isolated language is a pride for Basques. It’s a way of honouring our ancestors, who struggled to keep...

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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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