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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.

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Parte Vieja

Parte Vieja

Famous Interesting monuments and great atmosphere

Interesting monuments and great atmosphere Editors' Note

With an extensive offer of bars and shopping venues, Parte Vieja is the old social and commercial center of the city.

Most of the city’s festivals and fiestas take place here, and for visitors who will be staying just a night or two, Parte Vieja is the best way to get acquainted with the city.

Parte Vieja
Donostia, San Sebastián