Why Pasajes, Spain Is the Perfect Day Trip Destination from San Sebastian

View of Pasajes, Spain from the water

Take a hike to the small, picturesque fishing village of Pasajes and discover some of the Basque Country’s freshest seafood.  The town of Pasajes (Pasaia in Basque) is a small, fairytale-like fishing village located less than 10 kilometers away from San Sebastian. Attractive small squares, delicious gastronomy, medieval architecture with colorful houses—Pasajes has it all.  […]

The Famous Basque Txuleta: Best Steak in San Sebastian

Txuleta (Basque steak)

One of the cornerstones of Basque cuisine is the famous txuleta. We gathered up a list of the best places to try this famous local T-bone steak in San Sebastian.  When traveling in Spain, many foodies have the world-famous Iberian ham and pork at the top of their list, and in the north of Spain […]

Dive Into a Shell Paradise: San Sebastian’s Top 7 Seafood Bites

Kitchen team at Narru restaurant preparing seafood dishes

Spain’s “Northern Pearl” hasn’t forgotten about its fishing-port origins, and neither have our taste buds! The cold Cantabrian Sea doesn’t just wash the shores of Playa de la Concha—it also provides the best seafood for the restaurants in San Sebastian. Trust us for a finger-licking experience and get ready for an unforgettable “port-to-table” moment. No […]

Behind Closed Doors: A Deep Dive into Basque Gastronomic Societies

Cooking dinner inside a Basque gastronomic society

At the heart of the Basque Country’s famous cuisine beat the many gastronomic societies—the mysterious birthplaces for many typical Basque dishes. Eating well and the importance of food have been an inseparable part of Basque identity for as long as we can remember. There are many secrets, traditions and rituals related to the gastronomy here, […]

Where to Find Luggage Storage in San Sebastian

Zurriola Beach walkway in San Sebastian

Nobody wants to carry around their bags while enjoying their last few hours in town. Planning on spending the day in San Sebastian but have an early check out from your accommodation? Or maybe you’ll arrive early and would like to explore before you can check in to your hotel? Trust us, a pintxos crawl […]

Shop Like a Local at the Bretxa Market in San Sebastian

One of our favorite places to go shopping in San Sebastian is La Bretxa Market!

Many of us decide to come to San Sebastian because of the amazing gastronomy scene, but where do local chefs find their impeccable quality ingredients? The answer would be, of course, from the local fish and food markets.  Not only do these play an extremely important role as the place to buy fresh ingredients, but […]

Everything You Need to Know About Surfing in San Sebastian

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

Spain’s northern coastline is famous for its magnificent surfing spots, and what makes San Sebastian even more unique is that it’s one of the few places in the world where you can find amazing waves right in the heart of a lively city.  This allows you to combine surfing with other amazing things the city […]