Are you coming at the Film Festival?
- 2018 Sep 10
The entire national and international film panoply flocks to San Sebastián every September to attend the most cosmopolitan event of the year: Zinemaldia, or the International Film Festival, one of the biggest of its kind in Europe alongside the Festival de Cannes and the Venice Mostra...Here are a few ideas to make your visit a perfect one!
Carteles: 65 edición del festival
As well as the Donostia Award winners at the 67th edition Penélope Cruz, Donald Sutherland andCosta-Gavras... Judi Dench, Javier Bardem, Laetitia Casta, Ricardo Darín, Gael García Bernal, Valeria Golino, Nina Hoss, Michel Houellebecq, Catherine McCormack, Sam Neill, Tim Roth, Kristen Stewart and Yanis Varoufakis, among others, have confirmed their presence at the San Sebastian Festival.
Directors including Louise Archambault, Darren Aronofsky, Olivier Assayas, Kantemir Balagov, Bertrand Bonello, Sarah Gavron, Ciro Guerra, Ken Loach, Hirokazu Koreeda, Ladj Ly, Roger Michell, Takashi Miike, Olivier Nakache and Éric Toledano, Guillaume Nicloux, Malgorzata Szumowska, Ina Weisse, Alice Winocour and Wang Xiaoshuai will visit the city to present their works
You can´t miss them...
Eating a pintxo: Going for pintxos in San Sebastián is a way to learn about our culture; you’ll enjoy laughs and conversation as you stay on the move, visit busy bars and generally have a great time.
Take a photo with the bay of the Concha or take it with some of the stars on the red carpet of the Zinemaldia. Which do you prefer?.
Taking a seven kilometre stroll from the Zurriola beach to the Peine del Viento sculptures (closed for works) : This stroll offers you the chance to discover all three beaches in San Sebastián. Relax and enjoy the beauty of the way.
Get ready to take to the streets, because San Sebastián is like a huge open-air shopping centre.If...
- You’d like to find a souvenir of San Sebastián... Basque crafts for instance
- You'd like to find a little something for your partner... in the heaps of fashion boutiques
- You’d like something for your children... check out our quality toy shops
- You want to look your best in the photographs... the best hairdressers' perfume shops, y jewellers’, and much more.
- No doubt about it, what you need is our shopping map!
Time is short to get to know the city ... but don't despair! Let the experts take you round the major highlights of the city
Where to eat?
You’re in San Sebastián! … The foodie Mecca, the crème de la crème of good eating and finger-licking cuisine. Here you'll find whatever you want, from Michelin stars (did you know that San Sebastián is the city with most Michelin stars per square metre in the world?) to pintxo bars, vegetarian options, cider houses, restaurants serving international cuisine... As many suggestions as there are colours. Don’t waste time, whet your appetite with the films of Culinary Zinema and check our Restaurant Guide.
As always, we’ll be delighted to answer your questions at the Tourist Office.
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|Sunday||10:00 - 14:00|