Donostia - San Sebastián:a city with plenty of soul

Get to know one of the most beautiful cities in Europe and witness how Cantabrian bravery meets the charm of the Belle Époque. Donostia - San Sebastián is the perfect destination for those who love strolls on the beach, culture, cinema, jazz and more traditional gastronomy.

What does Donostia - San Sebastián offer you?

Exploring its streets, wandering along its beaches, getting lost in the Old Town or indulging yourself with the best pintxos in the city; it’s already reason enough to get to know the city of Donostia - San Sebastián. A pleasant stay which becomes an experience for the senses and for the heart.


New Promenade

Old Town

Buen Pastor Cathedral

Peine del Viento Sculpture

Monte Igueldo Mountain



The gastronomy of Donostia - San Sebastián is internationally renowned. Innovation with traditional roots, seasonal produce, quality and balance in every mouthful. Its famous pintxos are just the beginning for food lovers.


Pintxos (Basque finger food similar to tapas)

Txangurro (spider crab)

Bacalao al Pil (salt cod in a garlic, chilli and olive oil sauce)

Marmitako (Basque tuna and potato stew)

Tortilla de Bacalao (salt cod Spanish omelette)

Pantxineta (puff pastry with cream and almonds)


If gastronomy is one of the driving forces for tourism in the city, its cultural offerings are the other. Whatever the time of year, it is teeming with events that keep its visitors busy, with a full schedule. Fantastic museums, cultural spaces, the best Chillida work, and international film, music or theatre festivals. Endless plans so that you don’t stop enjoying yourself.


San Telmo Museum


Science Museum

Tabakalera International Centre for Contemporary Culture

Kubo-Kutxa Gallery

Sagrado Corazón Sculpture

Donostia - San Sebastián climate

Due to the influence of its proximity to the sea, Donostia - San Sebastián has an ocean climate, characterised by mild temperatures, high relative humidity, frequent clouds and regular rainfall throughout the year, especially in autumn. Temperatures are mild, with an annual average of 15ºC.

How to get to Donostia-San Sebastián?
Aeropuerto de San Sebastián
San Sebastián Airport
The airport is 20km east of the city.

Connections to Donostia – San Sebastián

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Estación de San Sebastián – Donostia
San Sebastián – Donostia Train Station

Located in the city centre, the train station connects with the main city bus lines as well as the metro lines so that you can easily travel around the city.

Estación Donostia Geltokia – San Sebastián
Donostia Geltokia – San Sebastián Bus Station

The main bus station has departures and arrivals from all of the country’s main cities, as well as some international cities.

How to get around Donostia - San Sebastián?

Please find below various options for getting around Donostia-San Sebastián.


You can travel around the city by bus without any problems, with three bus lines that cover the south, east and west of the city, both during the day and at night.


28km of metro lines cross Donostia - San Sebastián from east to west, making it the simplest and cheapest way to get around the city.


An affordable alternative to public transport, since a 10-minute journey costs around €5.