Top 10 Things To Do In San Sebastian?  San Sebastian is a very special place.  It’s a resort town with so much to do and offer.  I took a day trip here from Barcelona and instantly regret it when I got back to Barcelona that night.

San Sebastian isn’t meant to be a day trip.  I should have spent a lifetime here as I fell in love with the people, landscape, culture and food.  The relax and carefree lifestyle is meant to be enjoyed at a leisure pace versus cramming everything in a day.  Here is our Top 10 Things To Do In San Sebastian list:

Top 10 Things To Do In San Sebastian: Sightseeing

  • Playa de la Concha – San Sebastian famous beach and promenade.  Click here for more pictures.

    playa de la concha san sebastián spain
    Playa de la Concha
  • Parte Vieja – The old town with upscale shops and endless pinotxo bars.  Click here for more information.

    Parte Vieja san sebastián spain
    Parte Vieja
  • San Sebastián Cathedral – The cathedral is located in central San Sebastian and the most remarkable religious building in the city.

    San Sebastian Cathedral Spain
    San Sebastian Cathedral
  • María Cristina Bridge – It’s a passenger bridge built in 1893.

    María Cristina Bridge San Sebastian Spain
    María Cristina Bridge
  • Monte Urgull – It’s an old military fort with views of the city and bay.  It has a 12 meter statue of Jesus overlooking the city and bay.

    Monte Urgull San Sebastian Spain
    Monte Urgull

Top 10 Things To Do In San Sebastian: Restaurants

  • Mugaritz – The internationally famous restaurant known for its haute cuisine has been featured on many travel and food shows.  Click here for the full review.

    Mugaritz San Sebastian Spain
  • Gandarias – The popular local pinotxo bar visited by many celebrities including Anthony Bourdan.  Click here for the full review.

    Gandarias San Sebastian Spain
  • La Vaca – It’s the only pinotxo bar opened for breakfast.  It’s a great place to get sandwiches and pastries in the morning.  Click here for the full review.

    La Vaca San Sebastian Spain
    The pork sandwich @ La Vaca
  • Zaporejai – The little jamon shop located in Parte Vieja.  It’s a great place to grab a bag of jamon for a snack then walk around Parte Vieja.

    Zaporejai San Sebastian Spain
  • Kafe Bat – It’s located next to the San Sebastian Cathedral and the perfect location to have a cup of coffee in the afternoon.

    Kafe Bat San Sebastian Spain
    Kafe Bat

I hope San Sebastian has the same impact on you as it has on me.  I’m romanticizing on my next trip to Spain and walking the little streets of Parte Vieja looking for a pinotxo bar to eat at.  Let us know what you decide to do on our Top 10 Things To Do In San Sebastian list in the comments section below.  Cheers.

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