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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

San Sebastian, does perform as a clean, accessible and unique city that offers excellent public services, affordable places and Unique romantic corners to share a weekend with your love one!

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Berween two impressive beaches, the old town is the beating heart of the city - and a great place to eat and drink, as well as experience some of the city's history.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You come here and wander around for the food and bars however you are surrounded by narrow streets and a charming old town! Its the best and very explorable as not a big area.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank ledezmacjl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are in Donostia a visit to the old part of town is a must. Just walking around is a pleasure given the architecture and atmosphere. And it is full of interesting shops, bakeries, bars, restaurants etc. But!...It is a tourist trap. Most of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank paulirlandakoa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the "Old Town" of San Sebastian. It's fun to wander around here because you will find narrow streets and lanes, interesting small shops, churches, pastry stores, produce markets and, of course, numerous pintxos bars. There are so many places to eat that it...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank TravelFan48105
Reviewed 14 February 2019

Old, historical part of town, small streets, tons of bars and restaurants, great atmosphere and fun times.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank robinzon007
Reviewed 3 February 2019

The Old Town is compact and easy wander around. Toughest decisions are which pintxos bar to visit, even though the answer is obvious: stop in every one of them, but just have one pintxo! A couple of interesting churches, but it's more about the people...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Blackdoghill
Reviewed 31 January 2019

If you're a foodie and you happen to be in Spain, at San Sebastian to be specific, you're in for a solid treat. San Sebastian happens to be the gastronomic capital of Spain, and it's been dubbed as that for a reason. A few years...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank thedenisecampos
Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

The old town is a great place to walk around and get small bites (pintxos) from small cases too many to count. The food is exceptional at nearly all of the places, and it is fun rustling to get orders in. Our favorite dinners were...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jayandmaryann1988
Reviewed 30 December 2018

The little Gothic alleyways, the colorful spreads of Pintxos in almost every bar, the friendly people. I could wander around this area for days. The nighttime gives you a whole different experience. I really recommend you go both in the day AND at night -...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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sistasesh
12 July 2018|
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Response from marylit2017 | Reviewed this property |
The simple and straight answer to parking in San Sebastian is PAYING. Cars are not allowed in the Old Town if you are not a resident or have a special permit from the Town Hall just for drop offs. Parking in the city centre... More
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sistasesh
28 May 2018|
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There are a lot of very good cider houses just 10 to 15 minutes from the city centre: Petritegi, Garciategi,Alorrene,Irigoyen,Zapiain, Astarbe to mention just a few. All in the area of Astigarraga, at 5 kms from the centre... More
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Robby G C
26 January 2016|
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As it has been stated by other people the small streets of San Sebastian are as safe as any other small street. Use your common sense, don't go flaunting about that you are a tourist. Respect your surroundings. You can get... More
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