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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…

San Sebastian Weather

San Sebastian’s weather is quite unstable. Ideally, if you can choose when to go, this should be in summer. This way you could widely enjoy the city and its beaches, where you could take a bath without any problem. Summer weather is warm but far from being excessively hot. Usually the temperatures are pleasant to…

Bilbao Airport

Bilbao airport is 98 kilometres away from San Sebastian downtown. Many people in San Sebastian uses this airport as the main because it has more flights (international flights go to Bilbao, no to San Sebastian) and is cheaper than hondarribia airport (the nearest).   Te best way to go from Bilbao Airpor to San Sebastian…

Biarritz Airport

Biarritz airport, in spite of being located in France, is the nearest one to San Sebastian aside from Fuenterrabía. It is just 50 kilometres away from the city centre. How to get to San Sebastian from Biarritz airport Bus The easiest way to get there is by bus, with the PESA company. The only problem…

San Sebastian map

View Turismo San Sebastián in a larger map What to see 1. Old town (Parte Vieja) 2. Constitution Square 3. Mount Urgull 4. New Promenade (Paseo Nuevo) 5. Miramar Palace 6. Mount Igueldo 7. Peine del Viento 8. Buen Pastor Cathedral 9. San Vicente Church 10. Basilica Santa María Museos 1. Museo de San Telmo…

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…

Airport

San Sebastián airpot is located in Fuenterrabía (Hondarribía), right by Hendaya (France). That is one of the main reasons why Donosti airport is so small and it also accounts for its scarce availability of flights and connections with the rest of the cities. The airport runway goes literally into the sea and cannot undergo enlargement…

How to get to San Sebastian

San Sebastian airport is in Fuenterrabía (Hondarribia). It is a minor airport located close to the French border. Owing to its proximity to France and the sea, the runways are rather small so commercial flights hardly ever land on them, excepting domestic ones arriving from Madrid and Barcelona, and some European flights during tourist season….