Visiting San Sebastian in March 2020: Top 5 Ways to Welcome Spring

Take part in one of our favorite festivals in San Sebastian by dressing up for Carnival!

This blog post was originally posted on February 6, 2019 and was updated on February 4, 2020. Summer may get all the credit, but San Sebastian is positively magical during the springtime, too! In fact, we might even prefer low-key, mild spring to crowded, busy summer. Less tourists mean lower rates on hotels, and the mercury […]

5 Great Spots to Try Vermouth in San Sebastian

Drinking vermouth in San Sebastian among friends

Waking up your appetite like a local with a marianito among friends is a must when in the Basque Country. Trying out this controversial drink may not be the first thing on your to-do list when traveling in Spain. After all, for many of us, the word “vermouth” brings back images of that old Martini […]

Make the Most of Spring: Visiting San Sebastian in May 2019

Be a part of something special at Olatu Talka, one of the best festivals in San Sebastian in June.

An ideal antidote to both chilly, gray winter and crowded summer, springtime in the Basque Country is laid-back, relaxed, and utterly idyllic. May is easily one of the best times of the year to visit San Sebastian if you truly want to make the most of everything the city has to offer (and trust us, […]

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

When learning Basque phrases, pronunciation is key. The tx, like in "txakoli," is pronounced like the "ch" sound in English.

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. […]

Enjoy Drinks at These Great Terraces in San Sebastian

GU is one of our favorite terraces in San Sebastian. It’s got it all: incredible sunsets, great music and cocktails, and a fun vibe!

There’s just something so fun about sitting outside on a nice terrace enjoying drinks. And when you’re in a city as beautiful as San Sebastian, it becomes a must-have experience! There are plenty of beautiful terraces in San Sebastian where good drinks and good vibes are aplenty. We’ve narrowed it down to this list of […]