Are you thinking of planning a trip around Gipuzkoaduring your holidays in San Sebastian? It is a good idea, because, beyond our beloved Donostia, Gipuzkoa has a lot to offer. Nature, museums, gastronomy... So much so that it is worth to get to know the province from the coast to the inland, from the sea to our mountains.
Although it is difficult to cover the most important points of interest in Gipuzkoa, at the Hotel de Londres y de Inglaterra, we have made a selection of plans and activities. Let’s start with three proposals for the seaside area.
San Sebastián’s attractions aren’t limited to the historic downtown and maritime walk. The neighborhoods of Donostia are also hiding many enchanting possibilities for entertainment and tourism. This is true for the Gros neighborhood, a popular way to access Zurriola beach. Located in San Sebastián’s eastern zone, Gros will steal your heart with its ambiance, architecture, pinxto bars, and of course its natural surroundings. Below we’ll suggest 5 reasons to include this fashionable neighborhood in your next visit to Donositia. Plus, if you stay at our luxury hotel in San Sebastián this lovely part of the city is just a few minutes’ walk away.
During the summer season the plans and activities multiply. It's time to go to the beach, walk through the emblematic neighbourhoods of San Sebastian and, in short, enjoy the outdoors. If you are thinking about going to Donostia this summer, we encourage you to stay at our luxury hotel in Donostia and make the most of everything that this city has to offer. On this occasion, we propose a plan that you cannot refuse. How would you like to get to the lovely Pasaia from San Sebastian aboard a catamaran? It is your opportunity to make an unforgettable seafront promenade!
We are already in May! A month of preparation for the summer, of bright days and warmer temperatures. It is an ideal time to make trips and discover new places. Do you want to visit San Sebastián? During this month, the city offers various proposals for all audiences and preferences. On this occasion, from Hotel Londres in San Sebastian we want to encourage you to explore Donostia from a cultural point of view and, therefore, we propose you to make a route through the best art galleries in the city. Would you like to discover them?
From mid-January to the end of April, San Sebastian is looking forward to the txotx season. Cider is one of the defining elements of Guipúzcoa, especially during mid-January to April, when locals and visitors jump from cider house to cider house to taste the liquid delicacy. If you are planning to visit our city during this season and stay at our hotel in front of Bahía de la Concha, be prepared to relish in every corner and tavern with one of the most deeply rooted traditions on earth.
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.
There are many reasons to visit San Sebastian in summer, but we'll give you one more. At this time of the year, Island of Santa Clara is much more accessible than during the rest of the year. It is, without doubt, one more way to enjoy Donostia, a privileged city that can boast of having this treasure in full Bay of La Concha. So, if you are planning to spend your vacation in our hotel in front of San Sebastian and stay in our hotel, read on to know everything about this islet and about the places there that others didn’t have the opportunity to visit.
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.
Donostia San Sebastian is surrounded by three colossal mountains that have protected all the beautifulness of the city for centuries. Monte Urgell, Monte Igueldo and Monte Ullia have much to offer you. Centuries old ruins, breathtaking views and even the only roller coaster in the world built in a location so unique, are just a few mentions of all the things you can do here during your weekend 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.
Coming to San Sebastian only a few days and want to see everything? A bus or train ride for the whole family can be great... Both the bus starting point and the train one are located next to the bridge of Maria Cristina, 5 minute walking from our hotel in San Sebastián.
San Sebastian is one of the most beautiful cities in Spain. The principal reason for this is its amazing beaches, great city centre and the typically Basque and world famous gastronomy. But once you visited the city and have a little time left during your stay in our hotel, it is a great opportunity to visit the charming villages San Sebastian is surrounded with.