What to do during Easter in San Sebastian?

semana santa 0Easter is just around the corner and, again, San Sebastian stands as a favorite destination to celebrate this festivity. If you're going to come to Donostia and you are staying at our hotel in San Sebastian, you can make your stay even more complete by taking note of some ideas. During this Easter 2016 in Donostia you can visit its most important monuments, enjoy traditional pintxos and even go to a charity music festival. All you have to be is well organized and get started with making your schedule from now to not miss anything!


We present some proposals for entertainment during Easter in San Sebastian in an original way:

1. Guided tour of the Old Town. Go through every corner of the Old Part of Donostia and discover its best kept secrets; one of the most interesting ways is with a professional guide. Walk the historic center on foot and discover the most curious anecdotes during your visit. If you want more information, visit this link to reserve your place. 

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2. Live the cider season in San Sebastian. From mid- January until the end of April, the Basque Country is immersed in the local cider season, known as txotx . Therefore, if you visit this Easter Donostia you can not miss the opportunity to delve into a typical cider house. You can recognize them because of their elongated wooden tables where you can share dinner with strangers. In these areas you can accompany your dishes with local cider. It's an experience that worth living .

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3. “De pintxos” in the Old Town. When visiting Donostia you must be aware that much of the time is devoted to the stomach. The cuisine is one of the biggest attractions of this Basque city. For this reason, you cannot leave San Sebastián without trying their delicious and varied pintxos you'll find in the bars of the Old Town. When you're tired of walking, take a stop along the way and treat yourself with one of this delicious miniatures. You have to be aware that you’ll not be able to stop and eat just one.

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4. Stop War Festival. For the last weekend of March is scheduled the Stop War festival, an event that will flood the streets of San Sebastian with music, theater and , in short, fun, with a unique purpose. It is a festival that lands with the aim to send a clear anti-war message and to have people reflecting on the consequences of war. Stop War Festival will put together, from 25 to 27 March, more than 200 artists on four stages and more than 70 art and cuisine spaces. It will feature daytime activities such as children's workshops, marathon games, etc. At night, there will be concerts on the Maria Cristina bridge. All activities are for free . On the website you can find the complete schedule.

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Enjoy your stay at our hotel in San Sebastian!

I hope you enjoy an unforgettable stay at the Hotel de Londres y de Inglaterra.

Do not hesitate to contact our staff if you require any information.


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Elena Estomba Garín

General Manager Hotel de Londres y de Inglaterra

Tags: Events, Festivals, Easter

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