What is San Sebastian Famous For?

inside a pincho bar in san sebastian old town

San Sebastian (Donostia) has become famous for a number of different things over the years. Arguably though, it was Queen Isabell II in the 1840’s that originally put San Sebastian on the map.  Her doctors recommended her to bathe in the sea to help her skin problems and thus she started to spend her summers … Read more

How to get to San Sebastian

The strategic positioning of San Sebastian (Donostia) means it is well communicated by road, rail and airports making it an easy place to access from inside and outside of Spain.  The city is located on the northern coast of Spain, in the Basque Country, and is less than 20km or half an hour from the … Read more

How to get from Bilbao to San Sebastian

View of Santa Clara Isladn from La Concha beach in San Sebastian

Whether you’re visiting Bilbao whilst staying in San Sebastian or planning a day trip to San Sebastian when staying in Bilbao, there are plenty of public transport options to make visiting each city easy.  And it’s worth it! Bilbao and San Sebastian are two of the main cities in the Basque Country but offer a … Read more