Monte Urgull is not only the most incredible viewpoint of San Sebastian, but also one of the hallmarks of San Sebastian landscape. Next to Monte Igueldo, it is the guardian of La Concha Bay, forming a panorama that is hard to match. Despite being one of the most emblematic treasures of the city, not all visitors rush to get to the top. However, up there await the most spectacular views you could imagine. During your stay at our central hotel in Donostia, Monte Urgull is one of the experiences you cannot miss.
What to do in San Sebastian
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!
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.
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?
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.
I'm sure that on more than one occasion you've heard about Monte Urgull and Monte Igeldo, strategically located on both sides of La Concha Bay. In fact, it is more than possible that you have visited them, as they act as an excellent viewpoint, as well as having other attractions. However, they are not the only mountains of San Sebastian, because there is also a third, perhaps less known, but it has a beauty without equal. We are referring to Mount Ulía, which starts in the neighbourhood of Gros and extends to Pasajes. This time we are going to tell you about this magnificent mountain that you cannot miss when you stay at our luxury hotel in Donostia!
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!
On June 1, the beach season in San Sebastian was officially inaugurated. We are only a few days away from summer and, with it, the multitude of summer plans. A summer cannot be understood without a beach and, for that reason, Donostia offers you no more or less than four. Everything is ready for you to come and enjoy our beautiful city and the best temperatures of the year. If you have decided to spend a part of your summer vacation here and stay at our hotel in front of the beach in San Sebastian, you cannot miss the news and improvements that have been implemented this season from the City Council, so you can enjoy your stay to the maximum with total security.
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.
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?
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!
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.
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 countdown to Christmas has already begun. For a few weeks we have been seeing how shops and stores are getting dressed for the holidays and little by little Christmas announcements begin to sneak onto televisions. Of course, our city could not be less and it looks beautiful for the occasion. This 2017 you have the opportunity to live a magical Christmas in San Sebastian. Go out on the street, wait for the sun to fall and marvel at the lights and Christmas decorations. We’ll make sure that you know all there is to know about Christmas lighting this year and what are the ornaments that you cannot miss! Come and spend these holidays at our luxury hotel in San Sebastian and we promise you will be unforgettable.
Christmas is a magical time for everyone, but especially for the kids in the house. These dates of the year are dates to be with family, enjoy delicious food and open gifts. The children are off from school and have the freedom to enjoy some time with the family. If you have decided to spend a few days at our hotel on the seafront in San Sebastian, we have several proposals for the spirit of Christmas to take over even more if possible!
Donostia looks resplendent at this time of the year. So do not waste a minute and check out the activities at Christmas for children. They will have a great time, guaranteed!
The temperature drop is a fact, winter is coming. To better withstand the cold, we have two options: turn on the heating up or make sure that our stomach is always well served. For this month of November we want to propose some gastronomic plans that you will love. Autumn is a season that favors San Sebastián a lot. Therefore, if you have chosen this time to visit the city and you are staying at our hotel, it is time to satisfy all your senses! And of course, the palate could not be left behind. Take advantage when you are staying at our hotel in front of Bahía de la Concha in San Sebastian of these events that you cannot miss.
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.