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San Sebastian 1. San Sebastian is a quite expensive resort however tourists will easily find hotels and restaurants featuring quite reasonable pricing. Sport activities fans may not take their own sport gears and equipment as local beaches offer numerous rental centers offering high quality sport and beach equipment. Rental rates are rather reasonable. A day of rental of equipment will cost about 10Euro.
2. The resort of San Sebastian is interconnected with suburban cities with a developed railway network. Tourists can get to other cities by bus as well. One day tours to the cities of Madrid, Barcelona and Milan are of great popularity among foreign guests of the resort.
3. A heat of the tourist season on the resort falls within a period from the middle of May till the end of September. During this period hotels and inns can insufficiently increase prices for rooms. Sparing tourists and those travelers who do not opt for beach leisure and recreation should better visit the resort in winter or in the off season period.
4. The resort features plenty of upscale gastronomy establishments however it should be noted that most of them offer rather affordable prices. A table in one of the upscale restaurants should be reserved in advance of few days. Tourists should carefully choose their outfits for visiting upscale establishments of the resort.
5. The resort of San Sebastian is considered to be a rather calm and safe town. Tourists can safely explore the central streets of the destination even late at night. However tourists leaving the hotel should have a hotel card by themselves as well as a copy of a document of identification. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
6. A large choice of memorable gifts and souvenirs is offered in various stores and boutiques located in the coastal area. Buzzing beach areas host several rather attractive souvenir shops as well. Some small gift shops are scattered around popular remarkable landmarks and sites of the destination.
7. Tourists planning a rich excursion program should keep in mind long queues at ticket offices being an essential feature of the heat of the tourist season. Tickets for various events can be bought in advance or can be ordered in tourist information offices being a perfect way to avoid inconveniences during San Sebastian vacation.
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8. The youngest guests of the resort are offered sufficient discounts for visiting of almost all cultural and entertainment establishments. Buying a group ticket or joining an excursion group will be much more profitable than alone visiting of cultural and entertainment establishments.
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The most terrible thing is to move up the stairs at a time when the sea is worried. In some places the staircase passes through very narrow ridges. This staircase built of stone is very beautiful, it will be a great place to admire the surrounding landscapes and a place for a memorable photo session. Travellers will be able to visit a church located on the island, in which an interesting collection of exhibits is kept today. For hundreds of years, sailors, who managed to escape from storm, brought their gifts to the church. Today, they form the basis of the exposition presented in the museum. … Read further

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Travelling to San Sebastian - advices and tips. What should be provisioned in advance, the rules you might want to follow, and the things you better avoid doing in San Sebastian. We help you to make your trip smooth and easy, with no unexpected surprises.
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