Revisit the scenes in Rifkin's Festival on an interactive walking tour that hits some of the city’s most iconic spots
- 2021 May 05
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With the arrival of spring, the mountains, parks and gardens of Donostia are colored with all kinds of flowers, further highlighting the beauty and charm of the city, and its markets are filled with the vegetables of the season: tear peas , asparagus, beans…. A magical time to enjoy endless plans in San Sebastián, do you fancy?
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.
Take the quiz and win a night with sea views and breakfast at Hotel Londres + tickets to multiple museums!
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!
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.
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.
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.