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The 8 panoramic views of San Sebastian that you can not miss!

Finally, the summer is here! The days are longer, the temperatures are more pleasant and you feel like going out for a walk in this beautiful city. The holidays start for many of you and there is no better destination to enjoy them than in San Sebastian. During summer, Donostia acquires more light and color, it is the ideal place to discover its corners and landscapes. So if you’re planning to stay in our hotel in San Sebastian in the coming weeks, we propose a plan that you simply can't refuse.

 We encourage you to discover San Sebastian through more than a dozen panoramas. Do you want to delight yourself with wonderful views? Then, take note of these 8 essential places. 

1.- Playa de la Concha. La Concha is one of the jewels of our city and, of course, it was indispensable to be on the list as it is the most popular and most photographed beach. The Igueldo and Urgull mountains not only delimit the bay but also form a beautiful horizon.

 

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2.- Fishing pier. Boats, fishermen and small houses are the protagonists of one of the most charming areas of Donostia. An unhurried walk at sunset is one of the pleasures of life. 

 

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3.- Church of Santa Maria del Coro. After the Cathedral, this basilica is the most important of the city. Its summit gives a breathtaking view over the Old Town, a place where you always desire to stay a little longer. 

 

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4.- Comb of the Wind. The iconic Chillida sculpture is located in a privileged space on Ondaretta beach. There is no better place to admire the sea in all its splendor nor the sunsets. On surf-days, the visual spectacle is transformed into music for ears. 

 

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5.- Constitution Square. The Constitution Square is the heart of the Old Part. Its characteristic balconies serve as a backdrop for the great celebrations of the city. As a curiosity, note that if you look, the windows are numbered. Once, it was a space used as a bullring. 

 

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6.- Castle of Santa Cruz de la Mota. On Mount Urgull stands the imposing Castillo de la Mota, a 12th-century fortress that offers one of the most unforgettable panoramas in Donostia. 

 

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7.- Cathedral of the good Shepherd. Not only it is one of the city’s must-sees, it is also one of its symbols. It is located in the homonymous square and its summit can be seen from different points of San Sebastian, with a height of 75 meters.

 

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8.- Kursaal. The Kursaal Congress Palace, built by the architect Rafael Moneo, is best appreciated at nightfall. It is a building composed of luminous cubes that illuminate the river Urumea. It is located next to the charming Zurriola Bridge, forming the perfect spot for pictures. 

 

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I hope you enjoy an unforgettable stay at the Hotel de Londres y de Inglaterra.
Do not hesitate to contact our staff if you require any information.
Regards,

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Elena Estomba Garín
General Manager of Hotel de Londres y de Inglaterra

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