Best things to do in San Sebastian

The capital of Guipúzcoa is a city to get lost in: one must wander through the streets of the Old Town, taste its best pintxos, stroll along the port or go round the Concha bay from Urgüll mount to Igueldo mount. Nevertheless, on this tour throughout the city, we can find many things to do in San Sebastian and you can’t miss.
Other than the beaches, churches and museums that we have talked about in other sections, we will show you some things which you cannot miss out on and must visit in Donosti.

I reccomend you book your apartment in San Sebastian or your hotel as soon as you can. The demand in the city is high.

Constitution Square balconies

The Constitution Square (Plaza de la Constitución) is the nerve centre of the Old Town. This is the main square in the city, where big parties and celebrations take place. We could mention, for instance, the flag hoisting festivity on the 20th of January, or the celebration of Saint Thomas’ day, when stalls selling chistorra…

Urgull mount

The Urgull Mount is the most significant historical heritage in the city. Located in the very centre of Donosti, it has yet to be discovered by many of its inhabitants, as it is a place they only visit when they want to show their friends and relatives from other places around. They take them to…

New Promenade

The San Sebastian New Promenade (or Paseo Nuevo) is a wonderful promenade which surrounds Urgull mount in its entirety. With the Aquarium as starting point, it goes all around the Urgull to end at the Old Town, beside the Kursaal. It is one of the most beautiful and quiet avenues in the city, since, as…

Old Town

If there is a place where tourists and locals alike come together, that is the Old Town. Walking around the Old Town is an activity that every single visitor in Donosti must carry out and, at the same time, one of the main things to do in San Sebastian. The Old Town is located right…