A Weekend in San Sebastian
A Weekend in San Sebastian
San Sebastian is a destination that deserves to be explored in depth, especially on a weekend. With its unique combination of picturesque beaches, historic architecture and a world-renowned gastronomic scene, this city offers an unforgettable experience for all types of travellers. From relaxing walks on the beach to exploring its rich maritime history, a weekend in San Sebastian promises to be exciting and enriching.

Exploring the City

The itinerary begins with a visit to the iconic La Concha Beach, the heart of the city. With its impressive beauty and rich history, this beach is the perfect place to relax and enjoy the sun. In addition, travelers can participate in a fascinating free tour of San Sebastian's Belle Époque to learn more about the city's glamorous past.

After enjoying the beach, a visit to the Port of San Sebastian is a must. Here, visitors can enjoy delicious meals at the charming restaurants that line the harbor or embark on an exciting boat ride along the coast.

For those interested in maritime history, the Basque Maritime Museum offers a fascinating look into the region's past, including a replica of a 16th-century whaling shallop. Next to the museum, the San Sebastian Aquarium is another highlight, with impressive exhibits including a right whale skeleton and aquariums filled with marine life.

Beyond the City

As you explore beyond the city, don't miss the charming Balneario de la Perla Spa on La Concha Beach, a historic building once frequented by European royalty. In addition, the majestic Miramar Palace and the impressive sculptures of the Peine del Viento are must-see stops on any itinerary.

For spectacular panoramic views, climb Mount Igueldo and Mount Urgull, where you can admire breathtaking views of La Concha Beach and the city.

Exploring the Surroundings

In addition to exploring San Sebastian, travellers can also venture into the charming nearby towns. Hondaribia, known for its delicious gastronomy and charming historic quarter, is a must-see. Zarauz, famous for its beach and historic heritage, is also worth a visit.

In short, a weekend in San Sebastian promises to be an unforgettable experience filled with natural beauty, fascinating history and delicious gastronomy. With so much to see and do, this charming Basque city is sure to leave a lasting impression on all who visit. Don't wait any longer and book your stay at Hotel Alcazar in Irun to start your adventure in San Sebastian!