Winter Wonderland: Visiting San Sebastian in December 2018

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 1, 2018. 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 […]

The Essential Guide to Street Art in San Sebastian

Street art in San Sebastian

All throughout the world, street art is becoming an ubiquitous part of local culture. Once considered to be a universal symbol denoting no-go areas in cities across the globe, graffiti has taken on a new meaning in the past several years. Today, colorful works of street art and intricate murals, often by locally renowned artists, […]

Topa! Where to Drink Txakoli in San Sebastian

We love drinking txakoli in San Sebastian, and after trying it out, we're sure you will, too!

When it comes to San Sebastian’s renowned culinary scene, the fun doesn’t just stop with the food. To really experience the gastro goodness to the fullest, be sure to wash everything down with a refreshing local drink. Our choice: txakoli! It’s hard to come by outside of northern Spain, so be sure to get your fix while you’re […]

Kaixo, 2019! Spending New Year’s Eve in San Sebastian

Cava is one of the most important elements of New Year's Eve in San Sebastian!

This blog post was originally posted on November 23, 2017, and was updated on October 19, 2018. Out with the old, in with the new—and there’s no better place to celebrate than San Sebastian! With its glamorous beaches and picturesque winding streets filled with bars and restaurants serving the best food in Europe, it’s no wonder […]

How to Live Like a Local During 10 Days in San Sebastian

During your 10 days in San Sebastian, visit the aquarium and the naval museum to learn about the fascinating maritime history of the city and how it ties into local culture even today.

Some cities were made to be savored slowly, and San Sebastian is one of them. And no, we’re not just talking about the food, although there will certainly be plenty of that during your 10 days in San Sebastian. However, establishing a solid home base here for a longer trip will immerse you in the […]

What to Do in San Sebastian in November 2018

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

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 come. Fall fans will feel right at home with the cool temperatures and occasional rainfall. Another […]

Step Back in Time: Our Favorite Historical Bars in San Sebastian

If you’re looking for a spot to have a drink and eat good, honest food, you’ve come to the right place. San Sebastian has something for everyone, culinarily speaking. There are, of course, the Michelin-starred eateries that draw diners from all over the globe, as well as plenty of equally excellent restaurants that don’t have […]