San Sebastian – European Capital of Culture

This article was published on 24/03/2016 at 8:00

This is the year of San Sebastián. As European Capital of Culture 2016 brings together more than half a million activities between spectacles, experiences and events. The aim of San Sebastian in this 2016 is to promote coexistence and unite ties with the rest of Europe.

Is the right time to discover the gastronomic culture that characterizes this city, recognized internationally. Walk around the Old Town and taste the famous “pintxos” going into the numerous and popular bars. Or book into one of the restaurants with several Michelin stars that occupy top positions in the list of the best restaurants in the world.

Donostia brings together history, beach, sport and modernity that with all the activities planned because of being the European Capital of Culture, make it a key location to visit during this year. Apart from go for a walk along the famous beach of La Concha, the Victoria Eugenia Theatre and the House of Congress and Auditory Kursaal will be possible to enjoy concerts, exhibitions, theatre and literature by artists from all over Europe.

San Sebastián is also a perfect option as one day trip if you are visiting Bilbao and a good opportunity to know nearby destinations as Getaria, beautiful fishing village, or Zarautz, a traditional tourist location.