The countdown has already begun. There are few days left for our beautiful streets to flood again with color and joy. As you may have guessed, 2017 Carnival is almost here. This year will be held from Thursday 23 to Monday 27 February, a perfect excuse for you to visit San Sebastian. We encourage you to reserve your room in our hotel in San Sebastian and prepare your best disguise and smile to live these important holidays for the San Sebastian people.
Events and Festivals in San Sebastián
With sadness we leave 2016, an important year for San Sebastián. During 12 months our nice city fought with pride the distinction from the European capital of culture, a period in which it has shined of its own light, and even more. We hope you had a chance to stay at our hotel in San Sebastian last year. We launch 2017 with lots of good hopes and willingness of keeping enjoying whatever Donostia will be offering us. Our great day is getting closer, so that if you are planning to come and visit us the next 20th of January, we give you some good ideas to get the best out of it.
Christmas is here, you can smell it and feel it in the air! The most magical time of the year has arrived. It is one of the best times to know this city, all decked out for the occasion. The Christmas atmosphere of Donostia is unique, its illuminated streets, bars and restaurants, shops and activities for the whole family will fill you with joy! If you are going to stay at our hotel in San Sebastian at Christmas, you will surely love to know what to do in this wonderful city. San Sebastian is already ready to welcome Christmas. Why not enjoy the best family Christmas activities?
July has arrived, which means that we still have a long summer ahead. San Sebastian one of the most perfect vacation destinations because of its wide range of entertainment, monuments, beaches and fine cuisine. If you have already booked your stay at our hotel in San Sebastian for the next few weeks, you're in luck because Donostia is more alive than ever!
It is missing little less than one month for the official beginning of summer. Now it is more dare to go out in the street and enjoy everything San Sebastian has to offer. In the coming weeks San Sebastian will host various events to make your stay much more interesting. If you are staying at our hotel in San Sebastian during these days, you might like to know everything that this lovely city has to offer… it is going to be a nonstop of interesting things to do.
April is known for its abundant rain, but is also a month that is expected with great enthusiasm because spring is brand new and it is fancy to make plans. San Sebastian reborns at this time, it is when temperatures start to rise and it is very tempting to visit. If you are staying in our hotel in San Sebastian during this month, you might be interested to know the cultural agenda that Donostia offers.
Easter is just around the corner and, again, San Sebastian stands as a favorite destination to celebrate this festivity. If you're going to come to Donostia and you are staying at our hotel in San Sebastian, you can make your stay even more complete by taking note of some ideas. During this Easter 2016 in Donostia you can visit its most important monuments, enjoy traditional pintxos and even go to a charity music festival. All you have to be is well organized and get started with making your schedule from now to not miss anything!
Although Carnival is over, you have to know that San Sebastián always have something interesting to do. February has just begun and there are still many activities to fill of entertainment your days in our city. If you are staying at our hotel in San Sebastian in the weeks ahead you can not miss these 3 plans looking very nice.
Visiting San Sebastian is always interesting, but in 2016 it will be even more because this year the city will be the European Capital of Culture 2016. If you are staying at our hotel in San Sebastian during the month of January you should know that soon will officially inaugurate the Capital with activities for all ages.
One of the most anticipated dates for many people has finally come. It’s the arrival time for carols, nougats, lights, gifts and illusion. With Christmas just around the corner there are many visitors who want to experience different holiday spirit and visit other places to soak up the Christmas spirit of these places. If you are staying in our hotel in San Sebastian soon, you have to know that your choice could not be more successful because Christmas is one of those times of the year in which San Sebastián is more magic, more so than in other months. (Image courtesy of planesdefamilia.com)
November is coming and it begins the countdown of the San Sebastian Marathon, an event, as explained by the organizers, perfect for exploring this beautiful Basque city at jogging pace. Specifically, the marathon will be held on Sunday November 29 . If you are a runner and you're staying at our hotel in San Sebastian during the weekend, do not forget to pack sneakers in your luggage to attend this massive race. (Image courtesy maratondonostia)
If you consider yourself as a horror and fantasy fan and you enjoy the capability of fear, then save yourself for an amazing event soon in Donosti. The Week of Fantasy and Horror Films celebrates a new edition in San Sebastian, namely XXVI and promises to delight their fans of these film genres. So if you’re going to stay in our hotel in San Sebastián and are looking for a different plan, you cannot miss this new edition of the event; one thing for sure, you will not be disappointed.
Starting this September, San Sebastián will have another cultural space. After four years of reformation, Tabakalera opens its doors for the public again with an extensive program full of activities aiming for at all audiences. If you're staying at our hotel in San Sebastián, it would be interesting to look at the agenda for this former tobacco factory. Concerts, workshops, exhibitions and more are waiting to offer different means for your leisure.
With the newly released August, the locals have already gearing up to celebrate one of the most anticipated events of the year: “Semana Grande” or the Great Week. If you have been lucky enough to make your visit to San Sebastián and take place in the coming days, you cannot miss this important holiday while staying at our hotel in San Sebastián in San Sebastián. (Image courtesy linguaserviceworldwide.com)
Summer is finally here, stronger and more determined than ever, to last as long as possible. If you are a fan of festivals and, in general, good music, in the upcoming months San Sebastian will be the best destination. While staying at our hotel in San Sebastian, you'll have at your disposal not only beaches with their cool seawater and unsurpassed cuisine but also various entertainments for a rhythmic summer.
Next week, on June, 23rd, one of the most magic and popular night of the year will take place in San Sebastian. The tradition behind San Juan’s is celebrated around the globe and of course the city of San Sebastian takes this celebration very seriously. Planning a trip to our beautiful city ? Maybe your dates match with this event! You will find everything you need at our hotel in San Sebastian to get the best out of this experience!
The nice weather is back, and days are getting a bit longer every day. San Sebastian changes colors this May, you will feel like walking around town a lot more than in winter and will be able to enjoy the wide range of cultural exhibitions hosted in town. If you are planning on staying at our hotel in San Sebastian during your vacations in San Sebastian, and are seeking for original plans, we recommend you to take note regarding the exhibitions we will explain in further details.
San Sebastian hosts a various range of markets that welcome tourists all year long with different kind of products. Those flea markets are particularly recommended to tourists that would like to discover Donosti off the beaten tracks and what is mentioned in tourist guides or for those who prefer charming street markets than going to the mall. If you enjoy open spaces and want to experience the Donostian essence, while staying at our hotel in San Sebastian, you will have the opportunity to get closer to these lovely local markets (image courtesy of enterat.com).
This year, San Sebastian will be celebrating the 13th edition of the Human Rights Film Festival, from April 17th to April 24th, 2015. This exhibition, growing a bit more every year, aims at passing social values such as respect, solidarity, tolerance and diversity to the public. Perhaps staying at our hotel in San Sebastian during these dates could be a good and different idea to enjoy one of the short films that will be shown during the festival.
San Sebastian, as usual during summer, offers an incredible variety of concerts enjoyable both for locals and tourists. We have created for you a compilation of the best exhibits. Many concerts take place a few meters from our hotel in San Sebastian.