Where to Eat in San Sebastian: A Foodie Guide

Wondering where to eat in San Sebastian? We love the amazingly fresh seafood at La Mejillonera.

This blog post was originally posted on November 22, 2018 and was updated on October 28, 2020.  When you’re in San Sebastian—widely considered Europe’s best foodie city—the question of where to eat becomes even more important. San Sebastian is a verified culinary wonderland. Here, rustic, age-old pintxos bars stand side by side with modern, experimental gastro […]

Our Favorite Spots for Brunch in San Sebastian

Avocado toast with egg

We all know that San Sebastian is an absolute foodie paradise, but what about when it comes to brunch? The answer is a resounding yes! San Sebastian is home to some of the best food in the world, and that still rings true with the rising brunch trend. Though brunch is not exactly an age-old […]

Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth with the Best Churros in San Sebastian

Without a doubt, you'll find the best churros in San Sebastian at Churrería Santa Lucia.

This blog post was originally posted on October 18, 2018 and was updated on October 6, 2020.  You can’t leave San Sebastian—or Spain in general—without trying churros at least once. (We don’t make the rules.) But when you do head out in search of churros in San Sebastian, make sure you get the good stuff. Read […]

7 Key Things to Know Before Visiting San Sebastian, Spain

Boats in the marina in San Sebastian, Spain

This blog post was originally posted on February 7, 2018 and was updated on September 4, 2020.  With its stunning landscapes and world-class cuisine, San Sebastian is a must on anyone’s Spain itinerary. However, as with any new place, there are a few things to keep in mind before you go. San Sebastian is full of […]

Salt Cod Omelet Recipe: Tortilla de Bacalao

Tortilla de bacalao is one of the typical dishes found at Basque cider houses.

Want to know the secret to Spanish food? It’s simplicity!  The best recipes in Spain are made with a few simple ingredients and only a few simple steps. From sunny southern Seville to the heart of the Basque Country, home cooks prepare delicious meals with only a handful of ingredients, creating dishes greater than the […]

Visiting San Sebastian in March 2020: Top 5 Ways to Welcome Spring

Take part in one of our favorite festivals in San Sebastian by dressing up for Carnival!

This blog post was originally posted on February 6, 2019 and was updated on February 4, 2020. Summer may get all the credit, but San Sebastian is positively magical during the springtime, too! In fact, we might even prefer low-key, mild spring to crowded, busy summer. Less tourists mean lower rates on hotels, and the mercury […]

How to Enjoy San Sebastian in February 2020

The Inudeak eta Artzaiak parade is one of our favorite festivals in San Sebastian.

This blog post was originally posted on January 9, 2019 and was updated on January 15, 2020.  The weather may be cold, but with so much going on in San Sebastian in February, you’ll hardly notice the chilly temperatures. After all, you’ll be busy getting immersed in authentic cultural events, spending quality time with your special […]

Start 2020 Off Right: What to Do in San Sebastian in January

One of the most fun festivals in San Sebastian is the feast day of St. Sebastian himself, which consists of a nonstop drum parade!

This blog post was originally posted on December 12, 2018 and was updated on December 4, 2019.  The new year has arrived, and in most places, that means it’s time to settle back into everyday life after the holidays. But not in San Sebastian! In a city famous for its unique blend of Spanish and Basque […]

Kaixo, 2020! Spending New Year’s Eve in San Sebastian

The last of all the many festivals in San Sebastian: the one and only New Year's Eve!

This blog post was originally posted on November 23, 2017, and was updated on November 28, 2019. Out with the old, in with the new—and there’s no better place to celebrate than San Sebastian! With its glamorous beaches and winding streets filled with bars and restaurants serving the best food in Europe, it’s no wonder why […]