A Basque City With Contrasts: Day Trip to Bilbao from San Sebastian

A day trip to Bilbao from San Sebastian wouldn't be complete without a trip to the Guggenheim.

When visiting San Sebastian, taking a day trip to Bilbao is a must! This city bursting with culture and life has countless things to explore.  The Basque Country is a great destination and it certainly isn’t all the same. Where San Sebastian is an architecturally beautiful beach town and surfer’s paradise, Bilbao is known as […]

Pack Your Bags: Top Day Trips from San Sebastian

Not sure what there is to do in San Sebastian on Sundays? Take a day trip to a charming nearby town, like Biarritz!

This blog post was originally posted on June 12, 2018 and was updated on July 12, 2019. With rugged mountain landscapes and stunning sea views, it’s easy to fall in love with San Sebastian and the surrounding region. We might be biased, but we like to think San Sebastian—or the Basque Country in general—is one […]

The Ultimate Day Trip to Pamplona from San Sebastian

Historic Plaza del Castillo is a must-visit on your day trip to Pamplona from San Sebastian.

If you’ve seen or heard anything about Pamplona, it probably has to do with the famous Sanfermines festival—but the Navarrese capital has much more going for it. We’re talking a lively restaurant and bar scene, a stunning medieval old town, breathtaking natural landscapes and more—all just an hour south of San Sebastian. A day trip […]

How to Get Here: Guide to Arriving in San Sebastian

Arriving in San Sebastian

So you’ve decided you want to visit San Sebastian. Excellent choice! Now it’s just a matter of figuring out how to get here. Will you fly directly into the city, or take a bus or train from somewhere else? No matter how you plan on arriving in San Sebastian, you’re well on your way to […]

Cool Off At These Fabulous Hotels With Pools in San Sebastian

Hotels with pools in San Sebastian

San Sebastian is a true summer paradise! With gorgeous sunny weather and not one, not two, but three world-class beaches, there’s no better place to be. The only thing that can take July and August in San Sebastian from good to great? A comfy, luxurious hotel with a pool! Let’s face it—sometimes after a long […]