Blog: Donostia, by locals

We want to use our tourism blog to give a voice to everyone who has experienced Donostia, 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

Santa Clara Island

Donosti Feeling

A small yet charming urban island. Discover all its secrets!

Great Week

Culture

From 13 to 20 August. Don't miss one of the most festive weeks in San Sebastian!

Are you coming at 57 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!

Fireworks

Culture

Enjoy like a donostiarra: fireworks and ice cream

Sanfermines

Day trips
Every year from the 6 to the 14 July, the Fiestas de San Fermín festival is held in the city of Pamplona (Iruñea in Euskera) which is one hour from Donostia. This festival is known as ‘sanfermines’ in Spanish and ‘sanferminak’ in Euskara. With concerts, parades, night parties and giant figures, it’s an incredible atmosphere!

Belle Époque at the Racecourse!

Sport city

Belle Époque Day is being held at San Sebastian Racecourse from 5.30 pm on Sunday, 3rd July. So, grab your straw hat, sunshade, pearl necklace and long dress from your wardrobe and come along to this very special race, which has been held for 106 years!

The Night of San Juan

Basque

Say hi to the summer and burn away everything that’s bad!

Uda Donostian

15 things to do this summer!

Donosti Feeling

This summer you don’t have to go far, no matter whether you’re a local or if you’ve come to visit us for a few days: Donostia (the Basque name for San Sebastian) is a paradise we invite you to (re)discover!

#MyDonostia

Donosti Feeling

We want San Sebastian and its beautiful corners to be enjoyed all over the world.Can you help us? From now on, each month we will propose a theme and a hashtag with which you can share your favorite photos.

Pasaia Maritime Festival: You’ll be looking out to sea from 26 to 29 May

Culture

 

The Recouvrance, Marité, Oosterschelde, Shtandart… These are some of the twenty-plus-metre-long boats that have been invited to Pasaia and will elicit the most “Wows!” and get snapped in countless photos this year. The sea will be awash with sails, traditional boats and culture, from Thursday 26 May to Sunday 29.

A family bike outing, packed with art!

Culture

We propose a fun route with lots of art taking you to some of San Sebastian’s prettiest spots; you’ll discover sculptures well worth a look not only for their beauty, but also for their settings. And to make this the perfect activity… the art route is designed for biking and takes you along some of our city’s cycle paths!  Are you ready?

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? ...

Donostia Dog – Friendly

Donosti Feeling

the love we have for our four-legged friends is plain to see on the city's streets, beaches and mountains. So, if you are thinking about coming to visit us with a canine friend, rest assured that you’ll be given a warm welcome by the dog lovers in San Sebastian.

After the txotx it is time for the...Sagardo Egunak (cider days)

Basque

3rd of september - Donostia

Less than two hours from San Sebastian

Day trips

Routes and itineraries less than two hours from San Sebastian.

Discover the real San Sebastian and its neighbourhoods on an electric bike!

Sport city

Are you coming at Easter?

Donosti Feeling

Here are a few ideas to make your visit to San Sebastián a perfect one.

15 activities for spring in Donostia!

Donosti Feeling

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?

For theatre and dance enthusiasts (dFERIA)

Culture

From 14 to 17 March dFERIA, the festival of performing arts! Are you going to miss it? Read more...

This year the Korrika… finishes in San Sebastian!

Basque

The Korrika is coming, the huge race around the Basque Country!

Discover the new and charming hotels in San Sebastian

Donosti Feeling

In recent years Donostia has been witness to a burgeoning array of hotels so that those who visit us can enjoy San Sebastian to the full. Most of the new accommodation offered are hotels with a certain charm due to their location, style, size or functional characteristics.

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