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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Winter Wonderland: Visiting San Sebastian in December 2019

The annual Christmas market is a must when visiting San Sebastian in December!

This blog post was originally posted on November 27, 2017, and was updated on November 6, 2019. Basque traditions, familiar holiday celebrations and delicious food converge to create a winter wonderland here in San Sebastian in December. Most people might flock to the city’s sunny shores in the warmer months, but that just means that the […]

What to Do in San Sebastian in November 2019

The holidays in San Sebastian are the perfect time to get out and explore the city with fewer crowds.

This blog post was originally posted on October 2, 2018 and was updated on October 2, 2019.  Fall days get chillier and crisper late in the season, but that doesn’t mean you should skip visiting San Sebastian in November! In fact, if you’re looking for a true autumn experience, it’s the best time of year to […]

Our Favorite Things to Do in San Sebastian in October 2019

One of the best beaches in San Sebastian for surfers is Zurriola Beach, a fun and youthful hangout with great waves.

When you visit San Sebastian in fall, you’ll miss the summer crowds and slip seamlessly into local life. Crisp temperatures ranging from 12–18 degrees C (54–65 degrees F) make autumn feel much more present than in warmer, more southerly parts of Spain. Throw in some spooky festivities, and you’ve got all the makings of fall […]