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City break in San Sebastian. Active leisure ideas for San Sebastian - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Palacio de Miramar The resort town of San Sebastian boasts marvelous beach areas. The largest and most buzzing coastal area of the resort is the La Concha beach. Its territory hosts several popular restaurants and day spa centers. This part of the coast is a perfect destination for serene rest and relaxation. Surfing enthusiasts will love to visit the Zurriola beach being of great popularity among sport activities fans. The beach features several rental centers of sport equipment and gears as well as excellent beach volleyball court which is a rather rare feature on Spanish resorts.
The resort of San Sebastian invites its guests to take part in an unforgettable tour through the most scenic historical areas. Visiting of local sites and landmarks will become a great … Open
The Ondarreta beach will be a great place for rest and recreation with kids. The beach features all the necessary comfort enhancing facilities: modern beach equipment, plenty of cozy cafés, stylish bars and attractive shops and boutiques will add to the exciting leisure of tourists. Spa treatments fans should necessarily visit the La Perla Centro Talaso-Sport center.
The center is open for visiting all the year round. Among its health improving services tourists will find a large heated swimming pool and numerous treatment rooms. The day spa center is located on the La Concha beach. Its main visitors are still tourists. Close to the city center tourists will discover an excellent aquarium. A visit to the aquarium will turn to an exciting and unforgettable experience for a whole family. Apart from an exciting collection of sea inhabitants the Aquarium presents an original collection of marine showpieces. Copyright
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 … Open
Among the unique showpieces tourists will discover legendary ships and marvelous seascape pictures, astonishing prehistoric sea animals’ skeletons as well as miniature models of port district. Hiking enthusiasts and open air leisure enthusiasts will love to visit the Monte Igueldo Funfair Pleasure park which is located high in the mountains. The park is a scale and well-equipped entertainment center offering its visitors plenty of ways to have a great time and unforgettable leisure. The park features a large area for hiking crossed with lanes and equipped with various observation platforms. The parkland features plenty of beautiful plants.
San Sebastian The tourists can explore the scenic suburbs of the park during a tour by a small excursion train. The youngest visitors will love the park offering a great assortment of attractions, rides and playing grounds. Tourists wishing to go on learning local flora and fauna are recommended to visit the Santa Clara island. The island of unspeakable beauty is of great attraction for eco tourism fans.
Discovering the architecture of San Sebastian from bird's eye view! Palacio de Miramar, Municipality of San Sebastian, Iglesia de San Vicente, Teatro Victoria Eugenia, Anoeta Stadium, all those monuments are defining the image of San Sebastian … Open
One of the best places to take a walk is the Aiete Parkea, this is as a result of its very distinctive feature, which is that it is located on the top of a hill, presenting you with a wonderful opportunity to enjoy the magnificent views of the city. A charming reservoir with ducks, turtles, and swans, lush vegetation, different unique settings to organize a picnic – all of this create an incredibly amazing imaginative experience for visitors to the park. On the territory of the green zone is a cultural center where exhibitions are often held. Another great place for a promenade is Parque de Cristina Enea, which is more suitable for those who prefer a secluded and peaceful relaxation.
Urumea In the evening, you should enjoy a walk in Alderdi-Eder Park, which is located near the city’s embankment. This will take you along the promenade as well as along the coastal zone. The picturesque park is attractive for its lush vegetation and beautiful sights. Also located nearby are playgrounds for children and places where you can have a great picnic. Of great interest to tourists is the entertainment center Let’s get Basque! where you can take great photos in the traditional costumes of the region and have a fun time alongside.
Iglesia de Santa Maria del Coro, Catedral del Buen Pastor, Castillo de La Mota, San Ignacio Church, as well as many others, they all become the world's cultural heritage objects and remain as iconic monuments for San Sebastian … Open
You can play paintball in the excellent Battlefield Live Inkomunikados club – and this can be done (quite necessary, as a matter of fact) in the company of friends or family members who are also part of the trip. The most popular place for gamblers is Casino Kursaal, where the choice of visitors is slot machines, blackjack, stud poker, roulette. In addition to the usual games, poker tournaments are often held here. Visitors will also be able to enjoy excellent cuisine at the restaurant located inside the casino. For those who want to see anything from the theatrical repertoire, it is worth recommending several theaters to choose from. For example, the Victoria Eugenia Theater or La Farándula Microteatro – both cultural sites offer a wide choice of productions, for every taste.
Donostia - San Sebastian Those who wish to skate should, by all means, visit the well-equipped Palacio de Hielo Txuri-Urdin skating rink. The guests of San Sebastian have wonderful escape-quest clubs at their disposal; their passage is very popular among both locals and tourists. What unites them is one thing – the desire to spend leisure time actively and pleasantly. The best centers of this kind are Mitologik, Izurun, and Puzzle. The peculiarity of the first club is that due to it, it is possible not only to increase the level of adrenaline but also to improve knowledge of Basque mythology. In the second complex, what you will find are mainly rooms with mystical and historical themes, and the third center will please moviegoers, as there are several rooms styled according to certain movies.
The former fishing village Donostia-San Sebastian is nowadays a famous resort in the Basque country. During its history this place has been repeatedly subjected to conquest. During the two … Open
As for night time in San Sebastian, it is worth noting that everyone can find entertainment here to their taste. For those who want to demonstrate their singing abilities to everyone and still have a glass of strong drink, Il Suono bar is the place to visit. A fine selection of cocktails is offered at the La Gintoneria Donostiarra bar, just as gourmet wine lovers will appreciate the bars Caracola and Borda Berri. Fans of strong drinks, on the other hand, should go to the Museo del Whisky bar. Among the notable clubs are; Dabadaba, Altxerri and BE Club, where live music is played almost every weekend. It is worth mentioning a few more popular bars in San Sebastian, including the bars Nestor, Astelena, and Burunda.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in San Sebastian and surroundings

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Map of all parks
National and city parks around San Sebastian
♥   Natural Park 'Aiako Harria' , 16.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Natural Park 'Pagoeta' , 18.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Natural Park 'Aralar' , 37.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Natural Park 'Aizkorri-Aratz' , 48.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Natural Park 'Urkiola' , 59.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near San Sebastian
♥   Amusement park 'Parque de Atracciones Monte Igueldo' San Sebastián, 2.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Senda Viva' Arguedas, 129.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in San Sebastian
♥   Restaurant 'Juanito Kojua' Donostia-San Sebastián. Type - Basque. 0.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Ganbara' Donostia-San Sebastián. Type - Traditional cuisine. 0.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Atari Gastroteka' Donostia-San Sebastián. Type - Traditional cuisine. 0.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Martínez' Donostia-San Sebastián. Type - Traditional cuisine. 0.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'A Fuego Negro' Donostia-San Sebastián. Type - Creative. 0.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Guide to your best city break in San Sebastian - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in San Sebastian - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in San Sebastian?' disappears immediately. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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