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The European Capital of Culture in 2016.

The capital of Gipuzkoa, San Sebastián, also known as Donostia, is one of Spain’s most beautiful cities. It may be small, but somehow, it manages to attract thousands of visitors each day, being one of the most popular tourist destinations in Spain. It may be the Basque way of life that makes Donostia so popular, or maybe it is in the world-class attractions. Discover this city at your own pace, and see why it was named the European Capital of Culture in 2016.

Attractions in San Sebastián

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  • Gros
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  • Square/plaza
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    San Sebastian Playa de la Concha - panoramio +Add

    Paseo de Miraconcha

    See the bay like the rich
    Locals' Pick
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    Paseo de los Curas

    Beautiful promenade, with views of the Old Port
    Locals' Pick
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    Parque de Bidebieta

    Sports and outdoors
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    Parque de Larratxo

    The park of Alza neighborhood
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    Parque de Salvador Allende

    A little circular park
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    Parque de la Plaza Zaragoza

    Beautiful small garden in the city
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    Parque de la Plaza Gipuzkoa

    Enchanting and romantic park
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    Clásica de San Sebastián

    The land of cycling
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    Monte Adarra

    The south guardian
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    La Oreja de Van Gogh

    A different kind of city tour
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    English Cemetery

    A peaceful visit
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    Castillo de Santa Isabel

    Stories of princesses
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    Cementerio de San Pedro

    An unusual visit
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    Hacienda Foral

    A former hotel, a beautiful building
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    Kiosko del Boulevard

    Beautiful pavilion
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    Paseo de Francia

    Reminding the Spanish people of Parisian architecture
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    Plaza de Toros de Illumbe

    A massive arena
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    Plaza del Buen Pastor

    The meeting place of the locals
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    Iglesia de los Jesuitas

    Romanesque church in San Sebastian
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    Clásica Pedestre Behobia-San Sebastian

    Run the city
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    Casco Histórico de Zarautz

    A visit back in time
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    Casco Histórico de Hondarribia

    Beautiful walled city from the 13th century
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    Casco Histórico de Getaria

    The oldest town in the area
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    Barrio de la Marina

    Old fishing area
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    Edificio de La Equitativa

    Rationalist architecture
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    Palacio de Justicia

    Monumental court building
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    Iglesia de San Ignacio

    Exquisite interior
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    Muralla del Puerto

    A city wall dating back from the 16th century
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    Funicular de Igeldo

    Attractive means of communication
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    Edificio de Correos

    Artistic stone facade
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    Mompás-Puerto Pesquero

    Take a walk around the city
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    Txiki Guay

    Let the children play
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    Palacio de la Diputación

    City emblem in the Gipuzkoa Plaza
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    Caserío Katxola

    Countryside house with a cider press
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    Puente de María Cristina

    Interestingly decorated bridge
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    Puente de Santa Catalina

    Oldest bridge in the city
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    Puente la Zurriola

    Beautiful bridge for a stroll
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    El Puerto de San Sebastian

    Fishing and walking port
    Aizkolariak: Trinitate Enparantza / Plaza de la Trinidad +Add

    Plaza de la Trinidad

    City fiestas in the square
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    Plaza de Bilbao y Calle Prim

    Architectural variety
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    Estación del Norte

    The old, the new, the traveler
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    Río Urumea

    An important part of the city
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    Talai Berri Winery

    Let your taste guide you
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    Rezabal Winery

    The world of good wines
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    Flavours of San Sebastian

    Get a taste of San Sebastian
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    Route of the stars

    San Sebastian is a film city
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    Constitucion Square

    In the heart of the city
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    Santa Maria Basilica

    A Baroque mastepiece
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    Zurriola Beach

    The surfing beach
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    Ondaretta Beach

    Sunbathing and relaxation
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    Alderdi-Eder Park

    You just have to take a walk
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    Sagrado Corazon

    Guarding the city from Mount Urgull
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    Construccion Vaccia

    Touching art
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    History House

    A glimpse of the past
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    San Sebastian Aquarium

    The depths of the sea
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    Palacio del Hielo Txuri Urdin

    For skating enthusiasts
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    Conjunto de la Ferrería y Molinos de Agorregi

    The power of water
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    Peine de los Vientos

    Art and nature in harmony
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    Palacio de Miramar

    Lovely gardens with a view of the bay
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    Royal Nautical Club

    For the love of waters
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    Isla de Santa Clara

    Guarding the bay
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    Playa y Bahía de la Concha

    The city's most famous landmark
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    Ayuntamiento de San Sebastián

    The municipality
    Catedral del Buen Pastor de San Sebastián. +Add

    Catedral del Buen Pastor

    Beautiful neo-gothic cathedral in the city
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    Tren Txu-Txu

    San Sebastian by train
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    Castillo de Santa Cruz de la Mota

    Every city has its castle
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    Parte Vieja

    Interesting monuments and great atmosphere
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    Monte Urgul

    Guarding the city
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    Parque de Cristina Enea

    Countryside living
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    Palacio de Ayete

    Green as green nature can be