Hiking routes in San Sebastián and natural tourist attractions
Discover San Sebastián’s beaches and the small bay hugging Santa Clara Island: four spectacular sandy stretches with something for everyone.
A 16th-century tower and an early 20th-century amusement park are just two of the attractions awaiting you on Monte Igueldo, the highest point in the Gipuzkoan capital.
Visit Monte Ulía for a real experience of nature in the heart of San Sebastián, and an escape from the hustle and bustle.
Parque Cristina Enea is the main urban park in San Sebastián. It is a key part of the city and, from a historical point of view, it is one of the most interesting parks in Spain.
Towering over San Sebastián’s old town is Monte Urgull, an ancient strategic defence and the site of the Castillo de la Mota.
The Sanctuary of Our Lady of Arantzazu (Santuario de Arantzazu) is a monumental architectural gem that pierces the lush Basque mountainscape. It was nearly completely destroyed on more than one occasion but was resurrected each time.
Sitting between Bilbao and San Sebastián is the small town of Zumaia, where a rocky landscape hides many secrets just waiting to be discovered.
The coast around San Sebastián is perfect for surfing, whether at Playa de la Zurriola in San Sebastián itself or nearby Playa de Zarautz. If you’re a surfer, this is the place for you.
With its spectacular landscape and geology, the Basque province of Gipuzkoa is a unique setting for a hiking trip.
The legendary Jaizkibel mountain range affords spectacular views of the Basque Cantabrian coast and splendid hiking trails.