San Sebastian Tourism Blog

We want to use our tourism blog to give a voice to everyone who has experienced San Sebastian, so that you can all share experiences from a personal perspective, showing us authentic, undiscovered and alternative places. Above all, we want you to immerse yourself in the city and enjoy San Sebastian to the maximum!

San Sebastian Tourism Blog

A marvellous getaway to Biarritz by direct bus

Day trips

We’ve been waiting for this moment for years, so we were thrilled when we found out that a direct bus from San Sebastian to Biarritz was going to start running this summer.

This year… Abuztua Donostian!

Donosti Feeling

Are you coming at 56 Jazzaldia?

Culture

The Jazz Festival takes more than a half a century bringing the best jazz to our city. It has become both for national and for international people an event you can not miss. If you are one of those fans that have come to celebrate this event to San Sebastian...Here are a few ideas to make your visit a perfect one!

Tips for the best dip

Donosti Feeling

Have you ever seen a beach appear and disappear in front of your eyes in the same day? ...

Uda Donostian

15 special things to do… for a special summer!

Donosti Feeling

A walk around Woody Allen's San Sebastian

Donosti Feeling

Revisit the scenes in Rifkin's Festival on an interactive walking tour that hits some of the city’s most iconic spots

The estrobo, that crucial yet little-known piece of our seafaring tradition

Basque

 In San Sebastián we not only look to the sea when we want to admire the incomparable La Concha bay. Long before the sea became a source of fun and beauty, way back in the 16th century, the sturdy Basque fishermen, those strapping Northern lads, would set out into the wild Atlantic to hunt for whales in a rowboat that has evolved into what we know today as the trainera.

Contest: How much do you know about San Sebastian?

Culture

Take the quiz and win a night with sea views and breakfast at Hotel Londres + tickets to multiple museums!

The San Sebastian Horror and Fantasy Film Festival is nearly here: are you up for having a frightful time?

Culture

From 30th October to 6th November, the theatres and streets of San Sebastian turn into an improvised horror movie set to welcome the 31st edition of the Horror and Fantasy Film Festival!

A fairy-tale city rising from among parks and palaces

Donosti Feeling

Just like in those children’s stories about lands where kings and queens live alongside peasants, Donostia arose and grew until it became the city we know today, rich and varied in the broadest sense of the words.

The horse races are back in San Sebastian!

Sport city

If there was ever a strange year, it would be 2020.

In March, races were halted all around the country and the horses were not able to compete. The pace of training went down, and uncertainty in the horse world was painting a bleak picture for the families who live from it.

Slow fishing: Don’t just gaze at our coast, get out on the water and discover all it has to offer

Sport city

Discovering all the secrets of our little slice of the Cantabrian Sea means, at sunset, sustainable fishing, sailing behind the island and waiting to watch the sunset from the sea; it makes boat trips from San Sebastián into an afternoon to remember.

Discover the world of cider!

Food and drink

The Night of San Juan

Basque

Recipes with a taste of San Sebastian

Food and drink

Films and books set in San Sebastian

Donosti Feeling

The best vegan options in San Sebastián

Food and drink

A bus route... on which you can discover all of the places in San Sebastian!

Donosti Feeling
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