For many, San Sebastian is synonymous with La Contxa beach. This famous image of this Basque capital is just one of the city’s many attractions, which you can visit when you stay at Barceló Hotels & Resorts in San Sebastian, the ideal option for visitors.
You’ll know you’re in the most modern part of the city because of the wide streets and sophisticated buildings like the Diputación Foral (provincial government), the Post Office, the City Council and the Buen Pastor Cathedral. This area is designed for long strolls and shopping, where every corner breathes elegance. Experience the authentic character of the city every day with Barceló Hotels & Resorts in San Sebastian, the pearl of the north.
The old town sits alongside the new part of the city and is made up of a few streets you can visit when you stay at Barceló Hotels & Resorts in San Sebastian. Here you’ll find the Church of Santa Maria, the parish of San Vicente and classic buildings from the belle époque period like the Victoria Eugenia Theatre and Hotel Maria Cristina next to the mouth of the river. The Kursaal Congress Centre and Auditorium is across the bridge and overlooks the preferred resting spot for surfers who spend their time enjoying the waves at Zurriola beach.
The city wouldn’t be what it is if it weren’t for the Bay of Biscay. In addition to Zurriola beach, San Sebastian boasts La Contxa beach, which is the backbone of the city, and Ondarreta beach that ends at the Peine del Viento, the sculpture by Chillida designed to make visitors fall hopelessly in love with the city.
Make sure you search for hotels in San Sebastian if you want to enjoy the elegance of the Bay of Biscay.