There’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.
Festivals in San Sebastian
Taste certainly plays a leading role at the Feria de Santo Tomás. We recommend arriving hungry, because there will be plenty to tempt you. As Christmas approaches, the Feria de Santo Tomás comes along to whet your appetite. Would you like to learn more about this festival, celebrated every December 21st in San Sebastián. When you stay at our central hotel in San Sebastián, you’ll be just a short walk away from the center of the action.
Every September, for a few days San Sebastián becomes the worldwide epicenter of the seventh art. The San Sebastián International Film Festival (Donostia Zinemaldia) will celebrate its 67th edition with a few surprises and plenty of famous faces. It is worth your while to visit Donostia on those dates to be a part of the exclusive and distinguished atmosphere that will envelop the city. Now you have plans for September 20th-28th! As always, we’re waiting to welcome you with open arms at our central hotel in San Sebastián.
San Sebastián’s Great Week barely needs an introduction. As the name implies, it is the city’s largest party, a celebration that both locals and visitors await impatiently all year long. In 2019, it will run August 10th-17th, so don’t miss it! Take a few days to get to know San Sebastián and enjoy the festive atmosphere of Great Week. We’ll be expecting you at our 4 stars hotel in Donostia
From July 24th to July 28th, 2019, the Heineken Jazzaldia Festival will celebrate nothing less than its 54th edition. This is one of the oldest jazz festivals in Europe, an event that comes to San Sebastian every summer for lovers of this musical genre to enjoy. The most outstanding personalities have passed through its stages, and every year it leaves the highest mark. You up for it this summer? If you stay at our boutique hotel on Concha Bay, you will be just a short walk from the main venue where this important event is held.
Traveling to San Sebastian during Easter is an interesting option for those who wish to live this holiday in a different way. The celebration of this event in the capital of Gipuzkoa is far from the way it takes place in other cities of the peninsula, although certain traditions still stand. If you are looking for a different plan for Easter 2019, we encourage you to stay at our family hotel in San Sebastian at this time. Thanks to our privileged location, you will be one step away from everything.
For the fifth consecutive year in Donostia, it will be held from the 6th until the 10th of December at the Boulevard de San Sebastián the Sagardo Apurua. It is about the recreation of an old cider house in the shape of a hamlet where different activities will take place. The culture of cider and the character of our land will be gathered in Donostia. Come, taste and enjoy the Donostia Cider!! Do not miss this opportunity to enjoy our oldest traditions and come to our hotel in the Concha Bay to let yourself go
From November 15 to 17, a new edition of the International Submarine Film Series will take place in San Sebastián. If you are interested in learning more about the underwater world through a series of audio-visual activities, this event is for you. We encourage you to stay at our hotel with sea view in San Sebastian, since, in addition, it is located very close to the Teatro Principal, a space where this event will take place.
The arrival of September does not necessarily mean a return to routine and the end of the holidays. The truth is that the summer season can still stretch a little more, especially thanks to the festivities that are celebrated in our beloved city. We are referring to events such as Euskal Jaiak or Basque Festivals, in which Basque culture and traditions are the protagonists par excellence. If you are planning to visit San Sebastian in the first days of September and stay at our hotel on the seafront in Donostia, this article interests you. If you attend Euskal Jaiak, we assure you that you will fall in love with the Basque culture even more!
There is less left for San Sebastian to celebrate its most anticipated parties. Of course, we refer to the Semana Grande, which, this year, will take place from August 11 to 18. Ahead you have seven days of authentic festive atmosphere, with a multitude of concerts, shows, sports activities, games, workshops and a long etcetera that will make the hours seem like minutes. If you are planning to visit Donostia this summer and discover our hotel offers at San Sebastian, get ready for an unforgettable week.
With warmer days, we can finally say that spring is here. These are the days where one would want to go out onto the street more or perhaps even travel. If you have been fantasizing about the idea of knowing San Sebastián for some time, now is the time! The upcoming weeks are full of activities so that you can make the most of your free time. On this occasion, we want to talk to you about the Olatu Talka festival, a multidisciplinary event where music, theater, dance and much more take place. To put it simply, everything that has to do with culture! At Hotel Londres we encourage you to book a comfy place to stay and to plan well your visit to Donostia. We are more than happy to help you!
In San Sebastian, the month of february is synonymous with Carnival, but it is also much more. The merciless cold has entered into our beautiful city and is determined to stay, although that is not enough to stop making new plans and joining activities. In this occasion, we are excited to tell you about a festival that will take place from February 19 to 24 called Korner. Have you heard about him? If the answer is no, there’s no issue because we're going to walk you through all you need to know. In the event that you are planning to go through Donostia soon and staying at our hotel on seafront in San Sebastian, you will love knowing everything that there is to do!
One of the most outstanding qualities of San Sebastian is that, whatever the time of year, you will always find something interesting to do. In our city every month offers a new opportunity to enjoy the culture, gastronomy, leisure and many more. For the month of November we propose two suggestions that you cannot miss if you have planned to visit Donostia this month. Thus, during your stay at our hotel, we offer you the possibility to have a greater insight into the city from two different perspectives. Autumn is the season in which San Sebastian becomes the capital of athletics. But, in addition, Literaktum Festival also arrives at this time of year.Take advantage when you are staying at our hotel with Spa in San Sebastian. Keep on reading and we'll tell you more!
Watching a movie at the cinema with friends or family is the best way to relieve yourself from the daily grind. But for true lovers of the big screen, one movie is not enough. You are in luck, the 2011 International Film Festival of San Sebastian, Donostia Zinemaldia 2011, from September 16 to 24, offers plenty of choice. It is the most important film event in Spain and the fourth largest film festival in Europe. There are ten cinemas, eleven categories and more than 20 awards. It is the perfect excuse for a short break or weekend to San Sebastián.
Some European jazz festivals are performed in great cities. Some are close to spectacular mountains. Some have views of the ocean beaches. Some have rivers. The Jazz Festival in Donostia Heiniken has all the above, as well as one of the most beautiful urban beaches in the world, the bay of la Concha. On the seafront you will find our hotel de Londres y de Inglaterra.
Little by little the good weather is creeping in our city and what you want is to go out to enjoy the hours of sunshine and mild temperatures. Enjoying San Sebastián with little money is possible, but also without spending a single cent. If you are planning to visit Donostia for the next few weeks, you now have the opportunity to add several free activities to your agenda. Keep reading because also in our hotel in San Sebastian we have prepared a surprise that you will like.
May is the month of spring, of the flowers… but in San Sebastian it is also the month of the bicycle!BiciBizi is coming to our city during the weekend of May 26 to 28, an interesting festival that features this way of transport that is increasingly present in our lives. If you’re planning to visit Donostia at that time and also enjoy cycling, you can not miss it! We propose an excellent plan: stay in our hotel in San Sebastian and participate to the various activities that BiciBizi has prepared for the whole family.
The next 23rd April marks the International Book Day, a key date marked in the calendars of more than a hundred countries around the world. It is a celebration made to encourage reading and, of course, in San Sebastian it will be experienced in a special way. If you are thinking of staying in our hotel in San Sebastian at that time, take note of everything that will be organized on this event.
The Book Day, in Donostia, is synonymous with literary gatherings in several languages, signature of copies, various shows and much more. This is what awaits you if you are in town on April 23rd.
San Sebastián is an open and cosmopolitan city. A walk through the city is enough to feel the authentic spirit of the Basque culture. It is found in its gastronomy, in its people and in their sights. But Donostia is more than that as it goes beyond and surprises us with proposals that open the mind and take us beyond our borders. If you are thinking of staying in our hotel in San Sebastian soon, you could not have chosen a better time. Spring has arrived, as well as many plans to get to know the world without having to leave the city. We have compiled 5 activities, that will take place very soon in San Sebastián, that will bring you to other scenarios. Do you want to know more about it? Read on!
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.