Things to do in San Sebastian

Your guide to discover Donostia. What to see in the city, where to eat, and much more...

5 Facts about the Basílica de Santa María del Coro in San Sebastián

Basílica de Santa María del Coro in San SebastiánOne of the iconic monuments in San Sebastián is undoubtedly the Basilica de Santa Maria del Coro. Located in the Parte Vieja area of the city, it is unthinkable to miss seeing this impressive cathedral, which dates back to the 18th century. Don’t miss this iconic church on your trip through Donostia! It is only a 10-minute walk from our hotel close to the Old Town, so you couldn’t have picked a better place to stay! The Basílica de Santa María del Coro is the symbol of San Sebastián. Here are 5 facts worth knowing about it.

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Museo San Telmo in San Sebastián: why you should visit in 2020

Museo San Telmo - San Sebastián The Museo San Telmo is one of the most famous museums in San Sebastián, but it’s also the oldest one in the Basque county. Founded at the beginning of the 20th century, its more than 100 years of history come together to offer visitors a panoramic view of the culture and traditions of the region. All this make it a visit not to be missed if you’re travelling to San Sebastián. It’s excellent location just a 15-minute walk away from our hotel near Donostia Old Town means you have no excuse not to add it to your plans for San Sebastián in 2020.

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Tamborrada de San Sebastián: what is it and how is it celebrated?

Tamborrada 2020 en San SebastiánThere’s a special day written in fire on every calendar in San Sebastián. January 20th is a date that needs no further explanation: it’s the date of the Tamborrada de San Sebastián, and the festive spirit is everywhere. Are you planning a trip to Donostia around that date? If your answer is yes, we encourage you to stay at our hotel in San Sebastián centre while you enjoy one of the most traditional festivals of the region.

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La Cabalgata de Reyes Magos: how they celebrate in San Sebastián

La Cabalgata de Reyes Magos 2020One of the most magical days of the year is January 5th, because in Spain that’s when the Reyes Magos (the three kings) go from house to house leaving gifts. But before that happens, to whet your appetite, you’ve got to go to the parade, or cabalgata. In San Sebastián it’s also one of the most anticipated parts of Christmas, so plan to visit during those dates. We encourage you not to miss it! When you choose to stay at our hotel in Donostia city centre you’ll be just steps away from the Cabalgata de Reyes Magos.

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