Grocery Stores in San Sebastian: The Complete Foodie Guide

Grocery shopping in San Sebastian means skipping the big chain stores and heading to a locally owned gourmet shop to find the best quality products.

As the unofficial yet undisputed foodie capital of Europe, it’s no surprise that San Sebastian is home to every kind of grocery store under the sun. Yes, you could just pop into any chain supermarket and find whatever it is you need and then some. But where’s the fun in that? Throughout southern Europe, specialty grocery […]

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 […]

Off the Beaten Path in San Sebastian: Top Hidden Gems

If you're visiting San Sebastian in May, be sure to take some time to get moving by running, biking or hiking!

One of the best parts of exploring a new city is getting off the beaten path and seeing things from a local point of view. Not that the major tourist attractions in San Sebastian aren’t worth seeing. After all, they’re popular for a reason! However, getting off the beaten path in San Sebastian can be […]

Markets, Malls & More: Shopping in San Sebastian

Not sure what to pack for San Sebastian in spring? A maxi dress or skirt is a great option.

Traditional, time-honored products meet modern sophistication and elegance on San Sebastian’s shopping scene. What’s amazing about this city is that it has held true to its traditional roots while still growing and evolving with the times. Nowhere is that more evident than when you head out shopping in San Sebastian. From bohemian boutiques to high-end […]

Top Five Gourmet Markets and Shops in San Sebastian

We love heading to the mall in San Sebastian when it's raining. The adjoining markets are fabulous as well!

From earthy produce stands to polished shelves of preserved goods, make sure you don’t miss out on these amazing gourmet markets and shops in San Sebastian! Known for Michelin-starred restaurants and popular pintxos bars, San Sebastian is any foodie’s dream destination. But what’s the secret to so much mouth-watering food in one tiny place? The quality of the […]

Top 7 Things to do in San Sebastian for Foodies

Winery visits from San Sebastian

San Sebastian and incredible food are synonymous these days– it is indeed a food lover’s must-see city! But why? What does San Sebastian have that makes it such a foodie destination? Is it really worth the hype? Lauren AloiseLauren grew up in an Italian-American family where 3-hour meals were the norm. After 10 years in the […]