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

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?

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.

Did you know that the water in Donostia is high quality? Learn about our fountains!

Donosti Feeling

In Donostia, we work for a sustainable-city model... so we want to encourage you to drink water from the tap and from our fountains! If you think about it, drinking tap water is the most affordable, practical and ecological alternative. But what's more, Donostia's tap water isn't only potable. It's also high-quality, one of the best three...

Discover the true San Sebastian through its neighbourhoods

Donosti Feeling

Four locals from San Sebastian tell us about their neighbourhoods and why you simply have to visit them.

Eduardo Chillida: Life and Works

Culture

Eduardo Chillida would have been 100 years old on 10 January 2024. This is why an international commemoration is being organised in 2024 by the Eduardo Chillida - Pilar Belzunce Foundation - "Eduardo Chillida 100 years, meeting place".

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

Sport city

The Night of San Juan

Basque

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

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?

Discover San Sebastian bite by bite: A pintxo in every neighborhood

Food and drink

There’s no better way to explore our beautiful city than with the palate; savoring and tasting something new around every corner along with everything that the city’s streets and neighborhoods have to offer.

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

Donosti Feeling

Euskera and tourism in Donostia/San Sebastián

Basque

Those who visit us can help protect our culture and our language, by learning and using a few words, with a proactive attitude in this respect etc. This means that tourism and Euskera can go hand in hand in our city.

Why 'San Sebastian cheesecake' is conquering the world

Food and drink

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? ...

The best vegan options in San Sebastián

Food and drink

Basque words in other languages

Basque

Has Basque influenced any major foreign languages? Keep reading...

Donostia / San Sebastián during the Belle Époque, two centuries of tourism

Culture

Do you know what Donostia/San Sebastián was like in the Belle Époque? Continue reading...

Donostia has some incredible sunsets!

Donosti Feeling

We’ll show you some of the best so that you can make the most of them

Belle Époque at the Racecourse!

Sport city

Belle Époque Day is being held at San Sebastian Racecourse from 12:00 pm on Sunday, 7th 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 108 years!

Are you coming at Easter?

Donosti Feeling

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

Are you coming at May Bank Holiday?

Donosti Feeling

For theatre and dance enthusiasts (dFERIA)

Culture

From 11 to 14 March dFERIA, the festival of performing arts! Are you going to miss it? Read more...

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