Things to see in San Sebastián
Don’t miss our selection of the most emblematic places you can’t miss during your holiday in vibrant San Sebastian.
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.
The Town Tall of San Sebastián occupies the magnificent Gran Casino building that was once a magnet for the European aristocracy.
The Peine del Viento or Comb of the Wind is Eduardo Chillida’s most famous and spectacular sculpture. Make sure you visit this iconic piece during your stay in San Sebastián.
Located at the very heart of the city centre, the monumental Victoria Eugenia Theatre has hosted over a century’s worth of the most important cultural events in San Sebastián.
The star of San Sebastián’s Gros district is undoubtedly Zurriola Beach. This part of town has a fantastic array of bars and restaurants too.
Miramar Palace is based on an English architectural design and affords sweeping panaoramic views across the city of San Sebastián.
The magnificent, neo-classical Aiete Palace is located in 235 hectares of lush grounds, and served as a summer residence to the Spanish monarchs Isabel II, Alfonso XII and Alfonso XIII; as well as dictator General Franco during the autocracy.
San Sebastián’s old town was the birthplace of the Basque capital. Today, it’s a tourist hotspot.
The impressive Sanctuary of Loyola is nestled in an idyllic valley and was built around the birthplace of St. Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the Jesuits.