Autumn in San Sebastian, a love story

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Create your own story, visit the final stage of Woody Allen’s film, San Sebastian, at your own pace.

Stroll around the city’s parks, veritable forests bustling with life. Enjoy the architecture in the Romantic Area. Admire the shifting blues of the sky and the sea from La Concha Bay or as you travel along Gipuzkoa’s varied coastline. Enjoy a seasonal pintxo (tapa) or a traditional San Sebastian dish.

Sebastian is a city that you can fall in love with at any time of year, but it is especially beautiful in the autumn if you know where to look.

Featured activities

Paseo del Urumea
Recommended sites of ocher and muscatelSee activity
Seasonal cuisine. Where do the stars dine?See activity
Peine del Viento
Art in open spacesSee activity
Paseo Nuevo
And more activities this special autumnSee activities

Welcome to San Sebastian. Thanks for choosing to visit us!

We are working to ensure that everyone who visits us feels safe and fully enjoys their stay. We’re waiting for you.

Special autumn ideas designed for you.

Hotel Arima Eco-retreat

Accommodation, including breakfast and bistro dinner.

Hotel Arima Back-to-nature getaway

Accommodation, including breakfast and a “Forest immersion” back-to-nature experience.

Mercure San Sebastián Monte Igueldo The most beautiful views in the world

Accommodation, including breakfast and a seasonal menu at our gastronomic restaurant “El Torreón”.

Hotel Zenit Convento San Martin San Sebastian Caprice

Allow yourself to be spoiled at the city’s new hotel housed in a former 19th century convent in the heart of San Sebastian. Your stay will make history.

Hotel Zenit San Sebastián Ama, amar, amara

Fire, wood, local produce and any amount of comfort. See you soon at your home in San Sebastian. You bring the enthusiasm, we provide everything else.

Albaola Come to visit Albaola by boat!

Do you want to visit a new kind of museum? At ALBAOLA you can watch as we build a 16th whaling ship using traditional tools. And this year you can come by boat for the same price!

Chillida Leku 20th anniversary celebration

Come along and enter the forest of Eduardo Chillida’s sculptures. We will also treat you to a glass of wine to celebrate its 20th anniversary.

Sagardoetxea Udazken zaporez

Apple juice workshops for families on weekends in October: apple collecting, crushing and pressing and tasting of the resulting juice.

Bodegón Alejandro Authentic San Sebastian gastronomy

Nestling in the heart of the Old Town, discover San Sebastian’s authentic cuisine and take a piece of the place home with you: flint shaped by hand from stones collected on the Basque Coast.

Ni neu The prêt-à-porter of avant-garde cuisine

At the Kursaal, sitting precisely at the point where the river runs into the sea, discover the prêt-à-porter of avant-garde cuisine and take the recipe of its famous caramelised French toast home with you as a souvenir.

TOPA Sukalderia Fusion of Basque and Latin American cuisine

Celebrate the centuries of history existing between Basques and Latin Americans at this entertaining eatery devised by Andoni Luis Aduriz and take a little jar of its miraculous Lourdes Water sauce home with you.

Autumn calendar: don’t miss out

Over the last three months of the year, San Sebastian's museums and cultural centres provide highly interesting exhibitions on diverse artistic disciplines such as painting, literature and photography, so San Sebastian is always an enjoyable cultural destination.

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Villages and marvellous outings near to San Sebastian

The eastern Basque coast

Ships from centuries gone by, medieval walls and fishermen’s houses.

The western Basque coast

Cliffs with a lot of history and geological interest. Smoking grills.

French coast

Castles and holiday homes for high society. Fairy tale villages.

Inland with tasty food

Autumn scenery in nature parks, caves and Basque cuisine.

A charming town: PasaiaSee activity
Aiako harria
Aiako Harria Natural Park, nature just a stone's throw from San SebastiánSee activity
Hernio in autumnSee activity
Tolosaldea with children in autumnSee activity


Modernity and tradition in one city, where you must visit the Guggenheim Museum.

Vitoria - Gasteiz

The most medieval of the Basque capital cities, with a cathedral that is straight out of a storybook.