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 parts of visiting San Sebastian in February!

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 […]

Get Your Caffeine Fix: Where to Find the Best Coffee in San Sebastian

What’s the most important meal of the day? The correct answer isn’t “breakfast”—it’s “anything that involves coffee.” After all, when you find yourself in a new city, you’ll need all the energy you can possibly get to explore. And there’s nothing better than discovering a perfectly cozy little cafe where you can get your caffeine […]

Discover Basque Culture at the San Telmo Museum

Visiting the San Telmo Museum is a must here in San Sebastian. It even has its own lovely little cafe!

Many visitors come to San Sebastian for one thing: the food. While you could happily spend days doing nothing more than eating the best pintxos in the world, it’s also one of the best places to dive into the unique Basque culture. And nowhere better to do that than the San Telmo Museum. Located in […]

Behind the Bite: Tolosa Beans

Tolosa beans make up one of our favorite cold-weather meals in San Sebastian.

This post is part of our Behind the Bite series, deep dives into the dishes that we can’t stop thinking about. Believe it or not, there are over 40,000 varieties of beans in the world. We have fava beans, kidney beans, navy beans, pinto beans, black-eyed peas, cannellini beans, lima beans, and finally: black beans from […]

Star-Studded Dining: Top Michelin Restaurants in San Sebastian

San Sebastian in February is the perfect time to experience the city's unbeatable food scene with your special someone. Treat yourselves to a meal at Arzak!

Here in San Sebastian, we’re pretty proud of our city’s status as a must-visit foodie destination—but what sets our gastronomy apart? After all, Spain in general is full of culinary delights and delicious destinations—you can’t really go wrong no matter where you visit! What sets San Sebastian’s food scene apart, though, is its unrivaled collection […]

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.

When you find yourself in Europe’s best foodie city, the question of where to eat becomes even more important. San Sebastian is a verified culinary wonderland. Here, rustic pintxos bars stand side-by-side with modern experimental gastro hubs—and both of the above are sure to use fresh, locally sourced seasonal ingredients to ensure the highest quality. […]

How to Be a Good Tourist: San Sebastian Edition

Our favorite part of responsible travel in San Sebastian: discovering all the great locally owned bars and restaurants the city has in store!

Don’t miss the rest of our responsible tourism guides: MADRID | BARCELONA | SEVILLE | LISBON Traveling has never been as easy as it is now, which means that now it’s more important than ever to be a responsible traveler. After all, don’t we all want to make cities better for those who live in […]

Eat Up: Guide to Tapas in San Sebastian

A pintxos bar crawl is a must during your 36 hours in San Sebastian.

It’s no secret that San Sebastian is one of the world’s best cities for foodies. Locals are proud of the storied gastronomic traditions that draw curious (and hungry!) travelers from all over the world. Part of that, of course, involves tapas! After all, we can’t talk about food in Spain and not mention these tasty bites that […]