Things to do in San Sebastián
What to see in San Sebastián: 21 places that cannot be missed
Don’t miss our selection of the most emblematic places you can’t miss during your holiday in vibrant San Sebastian.
The Kursaal: a beacon of culture in San Sebastián
The two striking cubes of the Kursaal building, designed by Rafael Moneo, sit at the mouth of the Urumea River as a symbol of Donostia-San Sebastián.
Monte Igueldo: history, fun and fantastic views
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.
San Sebastián Town Hall: history, art and grandeur
The Town Tall of San Sebastián occupies the magnificent Gran Casino building that was once a magnet for the European aristocracy.
Tabakalera: from tobacco factory to cultural icon
Through film, art and society, Tabakalera has consolidated its position as San Sebastián’s emblem of international culture.
Where to eat in San Sebastián: from pintxos to Michelin stars
The restaurant scene in Donostia-San Sebastián has conquered culinary experts from across the world. Make sure you sample the local cuisine during your visit to the Gipuzkoan capital.
Pintxos in San Sebastián: the essence of Basque cuisine
Going out for pintxos in Donostia-San Sebastián has evolved from a tradition to one of the best culinary experiences the world has to offer.
Monte Urgull: the green lung of San Sebastián
Towering over San Sebastián’s old town is Monte Urgull, an ancient strategic defence and the site of the Castillo de la Mota.
The Basque Culinary Center: home of the world’s top chefs
The Basque Culinary Center is an academic institution and promoter of gastronomy located in San Sebastián, at the very core of Basque cuisine.
The joys of shopping in San Sebastián
Take a look around the best shops in San Sebastián and enjoy an alternative way of getting to know this wonderful city.