Menús del Día in San Sebastian: 5 Great Lunch Specials

Here in San Sebastian—and throughout Spain, actually—we take the menú del día pretty seriously. We mean, what’s not to love about a delicious lunch that leaves you feeling comfortably full and barely makes a dent in your wallet? It’s one of the easiest and most inexpensive ways to eat like a local here in the […]

Our Favorite Wine Tastings in San Sebastian

Northern Spain is home to some of the absolute best wine in the country—which makes chic San Sebastian an ideal spot for a wine tasting. You’ve got your crisp Basque txakolis, classic riojas, underrated gems from nearby Navarra—when it comes to wines to order in San Sebastian, you’re spoiled for choice. But why limit yourself […]

Spring Has Sprung: What to Do in San Sebastian in April 2019

If you're visiting San Sebastian in April, you're in luck. It's such a gorgeous time of year to enjoy the great views!

San Sebastian is gorgeous at any time of year, but there’s something special about the way the city brightens up in April. After a dreary, drizzly winter, spring is officially here, and we couldn’t be more excited. It’s still a bit too chilly to enjoy the fabulous beaches in San Sebastian, but with temperatures reaching […]

Top 13 Festivals in San Sebastian You Won’t Want to Miss

When it comes to festivals in San Sebastian, Semana Grande is a must!

Anyone who knows anything about Spain knows that we’re always ready to party. And while Basque culture is quite different in many ways, the same rings true. As a result, there are so many great festivals taking place in San Sebastian throughout the year. If you’re looking to get immersed in Basque culture and celebrate […]

What to Drink in San Sebastian: An Insider’s Guide

Not sure what to drink in San Sebastian? You can't go wrong with txakoli, a semi-sparkling white wine from the Basque Country.

When you’re in Spain, it might be tempting to eschew every other drink on the menu and just go for sangria. After all, that’s what Spain is famous for…right? Surprisingly, no! Drinks in Spain are widely varied (but you’ll rarely see locals sipping on sangria), and in the Basque Country, choices become even more diverse. […]

Indulge Your Sweet Tooth at These Great Bakeries in San Sebastian

These tasty treats come from Izar, one of our favorite bakeries in San Sebastian that's been a local favorite for 70 years!

As you get lost in San Sebastian’s charming streets, it’s hard to resist the temptation of delectable, freshly baked pastries and cakes gleaming in the windows of local bakeries. If the deliciousness isn’t calling your name yet, just step inside one of them and let the warm, irresistible aroma wash over you. In a city that’s […]

How to Spend 36 Hours in San Sebastian

36 hours in San Sebastian would be incomplete without at least one trip to Plaza de la Constitución!

With pristine beaches, a fascinating local culture and the best gastronomic scene in the world, San Sebastian is one of the chicest cities in Spain–make that Europe. And despite its smaller size, it packs a big punch. You could spend a week or more here and still not scratch the surface of this one-of-a-kind gem […]

How to Enjoy San Sebastian in February 2019

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

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 someone, or sipping on copious amounts of cider and txakoli! San Sebastian in February is pleasantly uncrowded […]