One 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.
Monuments in San Sebastian
Most views in San Sebastián have certain elements in common. One of these is the enormous Mount Urgull, which is visible from numerous places throughout the city. At its peak, you will find one of the tourist attractions par excellence of the Donostian capital: El Castillo de la Mola. However, that is not the only treasure the mountain plays host to. On one of its slopes you will find El Cementario de los Ingleses, or the English Cemetery. Are you interested in learning more? We invite you to come stay with us at our hotel by the Concha Bay and make the most of your time in the city.
The Sea Walk is probably the most beautiful route in San Sebastián. It goes along idyllic La Concha bay, so the views could not be more perfect. With La Concha beach and Mt. Urgull and Mt. Igueldo as a backdrop, it is a walk that is not to be missed when you’re visiting San Sebastián. It’s very easy to access from our hotel on the Concha bay, as we are located right on the route. Here are the spots you shouldn’t miss on this beautiful walk!
There are several attractions in San Sebastian. One of the most surprising and not as well known as it should be, is the Miramar Palace. Located in a privileged environment, right on the top of a promontory overlooking the Bay of La Concha, this palace of the late nineteenth century is presented as one of the most special places of Donostia. Discover it a short walk from our luxury hotel on Concha beach. You will love visiting it on your trip to San Sebastian!
For many travelers, one of the best ways to immerse themselves in the customs and traditions of a place is to visit their markets. These spaces offer an interesting perspective of the day to day of its people, in a very authentic atmosphere. That is why, on this occasion, we want to encourage you to get to know the Bretxa Market. Did you hear about it? Located in the heart of the Old Town of San Sebastián, it is a short walk from our hotel by the Donostia Old City. We promise you will love it!
The Plaza de la Constitución is a square located in the Old Part of the city of San Sebastián, in the Basque Country, Spain. The city's biggest parties and events are usually held in this square, with its arcades as its main feature, such as the Tamborrada de San Sebastián or the Santo Tomás day fair. At just 15 minutes from the beach of La Concha you can enjoy this beautiful square and take some pintxos in one of the most filled squares of history of this beautiful city. Come to Donostia and stay at a Hotel in the old part of San Sebastian next to the beach of La Concha.
Autumn is a wonderful time to get to know San Sebastian. Even the days are not very cold, and you want to go for a walk, in search of new secret corners. If you are one of those who prefer to go beyond the usual tourist circuits, then, this article will interest you. We encourage you to stay at our hotel on the Paseo de la Concha, a strategic location, so you can explore Donostia from another point of view. Then we talk about 4 atypical corners of the Guipuzcoan capital to discover this October.
Many are the wonders of the world, but one of the main ones in the province of Guipúzcoa is undoubtedly Fort San Marcos. It is one of the unmissable monuments for all visitors, although not all know its history and its secrets well. If you are thinking about coming to our city soon and staying at our hotel by the beach in San Sebastian, you will know that Donostia is a destination that offers hundreds of things to do. Of course, do not forget to note in your forecast the visit to Fort San Marcos. In this article we tell you everything about this monument, so you can enjoy it much more knowing it.
The city of San Sebastian has a lot to offer, but it is possible that at some point of time during your vacation, you will want to explore its’ surroundings. Summer is the perfect season for hiking in Donostialdea, the region that surrounds Donostia. It is formed by small charming villages that are ideal to escape from the hustle and bustle of the city, to enjoy landscapes and rich gastronomy. If you are planning to stay in our hotel in San Sebastianduring the summer season, point out everything you have to visit in this picturesque region. We will tell you what are the 5 main places that you can’t miss in Donostialdea!
Very often, the coast of Gipuzkoa offers an impressive show thanks to giant waves braking over Pasealeku Berria, the street surrounding Mont Urgull. On rainy days, the sea is a real spectacle that is worth enjoying, with the waves crashing against the rocks. On the one hand, San Sebastián can’t be understood without trying its’ pintxos. On the other hand, you should also admire its’ brave sea. Sometimes the waves can exceed 10 meters in height, so a raincoat and the appropriate safety measures, will be necessary to enjoy this exhibition of nature. If you stay at our hotel in San Sebastían it is a show you can not miss.
The railing of La Concha is most likely the symbol of San Sebastian. There is no postcard of this beach in which it does not appear and, in fact, walking next to it with the splendid views over the bay is one of the greatest pleasures for the own donostiarras, as for the tourists. We have seen it in so many pictures, that we know very well what it looks like, even before we have the opportunity to admire it from up close. However, do you know the story of the iconic railing of La Concha? On this occasion, we want to dedicate a post to this century-old railing with some curiosities that, surely, you will like to discover. We propose an excellent plan: stay in our hotel in San Sebastian!
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.
One of the hallmarks of San Sebastian is the Urumea river that crosses the city before flowing into the Cantabrian Sea. If you are planning to spend a few days in San Sebastian and going to stay in our hotel in San Sebastian, you should plan these bridges into your preparations for your visit. San Sebastian is full of charming corners and quaint bridges, some better known than others.
The summer is not a place to settle in San Sebastian, so it's a good time to plan some outdoor activities. What we want on sunny days is living the city from the streets and enjoying the happy season. If you are thinking of staying at our hotel in San Sebastian in the coming days or weeks, you have to know that you have chosen the perfect time to learn about Donostia.
The Old Town is the most visited place of San Sebastián with no doubt. It is located at the foot of Mount Urgull and flanked by the Bahía de la Concha and Urumea River. Since it is the second oldest district of the city, which preserves the traditional and historical essence, it is advisory to wander through its streets and take note of its most emblematic points. Thus, during your stay in our hotel you will have the opportunity to get to know the most traditional San Sebastián.
Discover with us the incredible Aquarium of Donostia. Ideal for a visit with the whole family and take advantage of an instructive morning during your stay at our hotel in San Sebastián. Enjoy the most spectacular Atlantic fishes but be careful with the sharks...
San Sebastián offers travelers several options for both leisure and cultural entertainment. Its history and its architectonical beauties are as much important as its wonderful location and a wide and varied cultural heritage. Today we’d like accompany you in a walk through the old town and the Herdialdea part of the city to visit the most beautiful and representative churches of San Seabtian...I hope you’ll enjoy a wonderful stay at our hotel in San Sebastian... A five minute walk Cathedral of the Good Shepherd...
San Sebastian is the perfect city to wander through the streets in the old town, taste the famous “pintxos” and stroll along La Concha bay. There are so many things to see in San Sebastian... These are the top 10 tourist attractions of the city. You have to visit them during your stay at the hotel de Londres y de Inglaterra.