What Responsible Tourism in San Sebastian Looks Like

If you haven’t been to San Sebastian yet, we bet it’s on your radar. And you aren’t alone: the number of visitors to this city in northern Spain increased 10% last year. Overtourism in San Sebastian? “San Sebastian has many beautiful neighborhoods but tourism concentrates mostly in its Old Town,” said Ania, our Operations Manager […]

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 […]

3 Days in San Sebastian: Our Must-Do Itinerary

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

From rugged natural wonders to chic, stylish luxury, San Sebastian really does have it all. Throw in a unique local culture and some of the best food in the world, and it’s the perfect place to spend a couple of days! 3 days in San Sebastian is the perfect amount of time to see the […]

Your Guide to 48 Hours in San Sebastian

During your 48 hours in San Sebastian, be sure to take some time to stroll along one of Europe's best beaches, Playa de la Concha!

Incredible culture and cuisine await you in this stunning Basque city! San Sebastian has long been considered one of the most incredible gastronomic scenes in the world. Throw in the fact that it also earned the designation as the 2016 European Capital of Culture, and you’ll start to understand why this incredible seaside city is […]

How to Spend 24 Hours in San Sebastian

As your 7 days in San Sebastian draw to a close, spend some time on beautiful Santa Clara Island right in the middle of the bay!

From its stunning architecture to its sinfully delicious cuisine, San Sebastian is truly a feast for the senses. There’s so much to see, do and eat here that packing it all in can be impossible! But if you only have 24 hours in San Sebastian, don’t worry. It’s still possible to get a feel for […]

What’s Worth the Hype in San Sebastian

Looking for something really unique while shopping in San Sebastian? Head to Alboka in Plaza de la Constitución for homemade Basque gifts.

Every traveler has experienced that disappointing moment of arriving to a popular tourist attraction, only for it not to live up to their expectations. We’ve been there—it’s not fun! Luckily, you won’t have to worry about that happening in San Sebastian. This beautiful, charming Basque city is full of incredible sights and places that are […]

Where To Eat In San Sebastian: The Old Town

You can't spend 48 hours in San Sebastian without eating your fill of pintxos!

The historic center of San Sebastian is one of the top areas to eat in the city. With a delicious mix of seafood and local meat dishes, you’re guaranteed to find the perfect place for every taste. So read on and learn more about where to eat in San Sebastian’s Old Town. The Old Town, […]

Our Guide to Eating Gluten Free in San Sebastian

A classic meat-free tapa, tortilla de patatas is one of the most popular dishes all over Spain and a must-eat in our vegetarian guide to San Sebastian.

Don’t let dietary restrictions hold you back in Spain’s foodie capital! Check out our guide to eating gluten-free in San Sebastian. When we think of the food in San Sebastian, we immediately think of one word—pintxos! These deliciously intricate bites are found all throughout the city and there are a number of pintxos you must try. Beautifully displayed on the bar as […]