Overview San Sebastian

Visiting San Sebastian

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Stories and Tips San Sebastian

Basque'ing in Spain

Written by josephene allen on 13 Apr, 2006

Intrigued by the lyrical descriptions of hidden sandy coves and quaint fishing villages in our guide book, appetites whetted by Rick Stein’s enthusiasm for the unique local seafood, we headed for the north coast of Spain. The Basque country, Asturia and Gallicia Aside from Bilbao,…Read More


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Beaches

Written by AnaMH on 27 Oct, 2000

San Sebastian is known for its beaches. San Sebastián has three beaches situated in the middle of the City. They are Playa de La Concha, Ondarreta and Playa de Gros/La Zurriola. La Concha is the most centrally located and most famous. The beach is spread out…Read More


Sports in San Sebastian

Written by AnaMH on 27 Oct, 2000

Sports are a major part of San Sebastian culture. Just in the past few years it was the beginning of the Tour of France in 1992, the European Junior Athletics Championship and the World Cycling Championship of 1997. The Anoeta Sports Complex, with its stadium with…Read More


Monte Urgull and Monte Igueldo

Written by AnaMH on 27 Oct, 2000

Monte Urgull is a walkers dream. It is loaded with winding foothpaths through it's wooden slopes. There are minibuses that visit here every half-hour. Be sure to visit the top of the figure of Christ. You will be rewarded with wonderful views of the ocean…Read More


The Old Quarter & Old Part

Written by AnaMH on 27 Oct, 2000

El Antiguo Quarter is located near the road N-1, which makes it easy to find. Ondarreta Beach is close to the center which draws many to the area. Recently there has been much growth in this area which has made the building of hotels necessary.…Read More


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San Sebastian

Written by DJ_Biggie_D on 29 Oct, 2003

Just over the border, maybe an hour from Capbreton where we stayed, San Sebastian is a popular place for visitors to go. The seafront is nice, with a long beach backed by the city, with high cliffs on either side. The city centre…Read More


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