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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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May 2017: What’s on in San Sebastián

May 2017: What’s on in San Sebastián

Spain has a lot of public holidays — almost as many as the countries that have ranked as having the most days off in the world. Even if we are beaten by India, Colombia, Thailand, and seven others, Spanish public holidays might seem abundant when Easter and the long weekend...
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From San Sebastian with love: The best Basque souvenirs to bring home

From San Sebastian with love: The best Basque souvenirs to bring home

Coming home from an unforgettable trip and bearing gifts for friends and family is common vacation practice. Travellers want to bring a piece of their trip home and share it, but it can be hard to find meaningful items that feel authentic and that really represent the destination. That’s why...
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March 2017: What’s on in San Sebastián

March 2017: What’s on in San Sebastián

Once the crazy Carnival celebrations have ended, locals in San Sebastián like to take it easy and go back to their regular daily habits: feasting on delicious food, wandering through markets, and getting social with friends — especially because this is when cider season begins. March is a great time...
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Best cafés in San Sebastian

Best cafés in San Sebastian

If you are passionate about coffee or tea, then you’re in luck: you’ll find a variety of cafés in San Sebastián for your caffeine fix (and other fixes). Espresso, americanos, chai, smoothies, milkshakes — pick your poison and enjoy while you relax with friends, or just chill solo and disconnect from...
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Dances and dead sardines: The weird, wonderful ways locals celebrate Carnival in San Sebastián

Dances and dead sardines: The weird, wonderful ways locals celebrate Carnival in San Sebastián

February is a joyful time in San Sebastián despite the tedious winter wind and rain. It is the month when we promote our identity and go wild with Carnival, which is widely celebrated all over the country. In the city of San Sebastián, it’s not just one, but multiple big events...
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January 2017: What’s on in San Sebastián

January 2017: What’s on in San Sebastián

2016 was a blast for the city of San Sebastián-Donostia, which was declared the year’s European Capital of Culture 2016 along with the magical Polish city of Wrocław. Driven by the community spirit of a nation that wants to open to the world, the Basque Country, or more specifically San...
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Meet: Oihana, our local expert in San Sebastián

Meet: Oihana, our local expert in San Sebastián

Learn more about our guides around the globe — everything from what makes the perfect day in their city, to how they landed in tourism, to why they love working with Urban Adventures. On why she loves San Sebastián… I live 20 minutes away from San Sebastián in a neighbouring...
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Film buffs gather for the 2016 San Sebastián International Film Festival

Film buffs gather for the 2016 San Sebastián International Film Festival

San Sebastián (or Donostia, as we call it locally) has recently become an acclaimed destination for food lovers; it is what we donostiarras (and Basques in general) are mostly known for, the food. But San Sebastián is not just the epicentre of Basque gastronomy, it is also a city of...
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