The Complete Guide to Semana Grande in San Sebastian

Semana Grande in San Sebastian officially kicks off with the firing of the cannon in the Alderdi Eder gardens on the first evening of the week.

It’s called the “Great Week” for a reason—Semana Grande in San Sebastian is unlike any other festival you’ll ever experience. In fact, it’s more than just a summer festival. It’s a full weeklong citywide street party celebrating Basque culture and heritage, complete with fireworks, live music, and plenty of good food. We look forward to […]

7 Key Things to Know Before Visiting San Sebastian

One thing to know before visiting San Sebastian: locals have close relationships with their friends and family, but they also love welcoming new people into their circle!

With its stunning landscapes and world-class cuisine, San Sebastian is a must on any traveler’s itinerary when visiting Spain. However, as with any new place, there are a few things to keep in mind before you go. San Sebastian is full of pleasant surprises, and a brief introduction to the local culture will help your […]