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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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    Luis Irizar

    One of the best cooking schools in Spain
    Locals' Pick
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    Christmas traditions
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    La Candelaria

    The tinkers
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    Basque Week

    Decades of traditions
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    Estadio Anoeta

    House of sports
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    Biblioteca Municipal

    The world of the books
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    Magic Park

    Fun day out
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    Fiesta del 31 de Agosto

    Celebrating the survivors
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    Palacio Goikoa

    Cultural center in neoclassical style
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    San Sebastian Race Course

    For the love of horses
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    Academia de Baile Carmen Garmendia

    Fun days out
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    Cines Trueba

    Modern cinema
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    Cines Oscar Txingudi

    The world of the movies
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    Hipodromo de San Sebastian

    The elegance of horseback riding
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    Music, dance and theater
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    Teatro Principal

    Tradition in theater
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    Culture in the city
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    Teatro Victoria Eugenia

    A landmark of San Sebastian
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    Teatro de Bolsillo

    Take the theater wherever you go
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    Heineken Jazz Festival

    All that jazz
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    Film and Human Rights Festival

    An important name on the social and cultural scene
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    International Film Festival

    All the great and best in film industry
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    Fireworks competition

    A must see show of breathtaking light and beauty
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    Dia de San Sebastian

    Celebrating the city
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    Kursaal Opera House

    Home of the music
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    Basque cooking class

    For the chef in you
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    Pintxo cooking class

    Take a piece of San Sebastian wherever you go
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    Casino Kursaal

    Are you feeling lucky?
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    Monte Igueldo Funfair Pleasure Park

    A fun filled day out