Things to do in San Sebastian

Your guide to discover Donostia. What to see in the city, where to eat, and much more...

Santo Tomas in Donostia San Sebastián

Santo Tomas day, December 21, is celebrated throughout the entire Basque Country although celebrating it in San Sebastian be very special. This wonderful celebration of rural origins of our culture dates back to the nineteenth century. The day originally coincided with the payment of land rents . On this day San Sebastián is turned into a rural market and the Constitution Square is filled with local products, our magnificent fruits and vegetables, fragrant and tasty cheeses from sheep and cow, various specialties for foodies made with duck , bread , bagels, etc ... One of the main “attractions” of the festival is the sandwich with Txistorra ( talo with Txistorra ) ... Enjoy this fantastic day during your stay at our hotel in San Sebastián.

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A "friendly" glass of wine? Wineries of San Sebastián

From the centennial to the modern ones, the wineries of San Sebastian are the perfect place to meet up with friends between bottles and barrels. In the article you’ll find our top wineries in San Sebastian, with friendly ambience and delicious wines and plenty of stories and anecdotes. Many of them are close to our hotel in San Sebastian. For the real wine lovers we have listed some of the best wineries in Donostia.

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Best Pintxos bars - Old town San Sebastián

Want to go for tapas or pintxos in San Sebastian? Throughout the entire Old Quarter (Lo Viejo, Parte Vieja) of San Sebastian locals spread offering a wide variety of pintxos, on every corner and street of Old Part of Donostia can try a wonderful culinary masterpiece in miniature, getting it through a wooden stick. Mandatory, you cannot throw the stick, these will be counted for defining you bill. Beside this, we want to clarify one thing: the pintxos are a symbol of Donostia and you can find excellent pintxos throughout the entire city. We've talked about the best pintxos in San Sebastian in our previous blog. Many of them are located in the old part and like so many exquisite and we decided to exclude them from this list. Enjoy a walk through the old part of San Sebastian during your stay at our hotel in San Sebastián and let a pintxito delight and a glass of wine.

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Metropolitan Kitchen: San Sebastian Gastronomika

In this fifteenth edition of San Sebastian Gastronomika, London and its guest chefs will show to public their cosmopolitan cuisine. Title? London metropolitan cuisine. The best restaurants of the “City” will jump on the stage of Kursaal auditorium to delight the audience with their culinary creations. As every year a unique event, definitely a must go. Enjoy the finest cuisine during your stay at our hotel in San Sebastian.

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From 10 to August 17 will be a Great Week

Everyone is already looking forward for hearing the cannon on the 10th August at 19 pm in the gardens of Alderdi Eder ... It will officially start the Semana Grande Donostiarra, taking place in San Sebastian from 10 to 17th of August ... We cannot wait to hear, once again, the "Artillero" (Gunner song) to start celebrating this wonderful festival of colors, fun for all ages, shows ... Do not miss the fireworks…From the windows of our hotel in San Sebastian can have a privileged perspective.

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