San Sebastian attracts immediately. The Paseo de La Concha, Mount Igeldo, the beach of Ondarreta or the Old Town are some of the spots that you simply can’t miss during your visit in Donostia. But remember that our city has many more faces and all of them are worth visiting. If you are looking to discover it in a different way, away from the conventional tourist routes, this article will interest you. Take advantage when you are staying at our luxury hotel in San Sebastian to join one of the 3 guided tours that we offer to show you San Sebastian beyond the usual.
Museums in San Sebastian
During the month of March, the Month of the Museums of the Basque Coast will be celebrated, an initiative that aims to promote the (immense) cultural heritage of the Basque Country. There will be 31 days of activities, workshops, guided tours, free tickets and a long list for all audiences. If you are thinking about coming to San Sebastian this month and staying at our beach hotel in San Sebastian, you must know that you could not choose a better date! And, more than 100 spaces throughout Euskadi have prepared a special agenda for these days, with all their affection. Not to be missed!
The Naval Museum is one of the most important museums in San Sebastian, although not all visitors notice it. Located in the shelter of Monte Urgull and a step away from the Aquarium, this museum serves as a starting point to explore one of the most precious assets of Basque culture: the sea. Through different collections and exhibitions, it proposes a journey that immerses us in the maritime culture of the region. Do you dare to visit the Naval Museum this spring while staying at our hotel by the Concha Bay?
We are slowly getting closer to Easter, so it's time to ask if you already have a plan. From our family hotel in San Sebastian, we encourage you to visit our beautiful city for this special time. With us you will find everything you need for this occasion: museums, gastronomy and culture. To be frank in San Sebastian we actually have a place which is able to combine these three elements in one space. It is the Basque Cider Museum (Sagardoetxea), here you find one of our lands best kept secrets. Well you are lucky, as we chose to share the secret of this place with you.
San Sebastián has extensive range and variety of museums to satisfy the curiosity of its visitors. History, science, technology, oceanography, art and other interesting expositions are available among its thematic museums. Many of them are just five minute walk far from hotel in San Sebastián.
The Naval Museum exposes the legacy of the IV centenary of the first round the world with Elcano as protagonist
The month of September of 1519 an expedition led by Fernando de Magallanes departed from the town of Sanlúcar de Barrameda from Cadiz with the aim of reaching Asia through America. It would be the first trip around the world, a journey that has costed many lives, including the Portuguese captain. It would be Juan Sebastián Elcano, a native of Guipúzcoa, who would oversee the mission. To mark the fourth anniversary of this feat, it has held its first commemoration, whose pieces and iconography can be seen in the Naval Museum of Donostia since last December.
Are you planning to visit our beautiful city and stay at our luxury hotel in San Sebastian in the coming weeks? So, you cannot miss this great exhibition that revolves around one of the most important characters in the Basque Country. Keep reading and we'll tell you everything!
The youth of San Sebastian have had a cultural and leisure space since the 12th of September. The Youth Center of Budebieta, named ‘Kontadores’, reopens its door with a wide range of programs and activities specially designed for the public age 18 to 30. Whatever your hobby might be, you will surely find some activity or program that will fit your interests. Obviously, the Center is also welcoming all the young people who are passing through the city or who are just visiting San Sebastian. So if you are planning to stay at our beach hotel in San Sebastian the next few weeks, you should be interested to know everything they are organizing. We’ll tell you!