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Parte Vieja

Address: San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
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San Sebastián Food Tour: Pintxos and Wine
93%
Type: Neighborhoods, Other
Activities: Dining
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Type: Neighborhoods, Other
Activities: Dining
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Biarritz, France
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313 reviews 313 reviews
58 attraction reviews
165 helpful votes 165 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

While there are many areas to San Sebastian, Parte Vieja is where most people (including myself) tend to gravitate towards for food and drink. There is a very large concentration of bars and restaurants and you shouldn't just come here for food in the evening but come during the daytime and enjoy the many independent shops. If you want the... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

This is the best place to stay when visiting San Sebastian. You're close to all the amazing pinxto bars, cute boutiques, two beaches,museums, restaurants, the underground market, and a great hike. We stayed on Calle 31 de agosto (August 31st Street-- weird name for a street, but it has historical significance). Even though we were just two girls, we felt... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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147 reviews 147 reviews
78 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Don´t know why but this is one of the most unique Casco Viejos I´ve been to in all Spain. But then the same can be said of most of San Sebastian, and maybe it´s the chilled vibe from being a beach town. Cute little shops, restaurants and bars lined up in tight streets and tons of pensions on tops, near... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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78 reviews 78 reviews
50 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

My wife and i spent each evening of our recent 3 night stay in San Sebastian walking the streets and drinking from bar to bar, sampling Rioja, Kalimotxo and consuming our bodyweight in delicious Pintxos. All of the bars were really friendly, each Chef taking pride in their gastronomic creations, some were closer to artwork than food and it appeared... More 

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Wirral, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Parte viejo is a lovely place to wander. Lots to see and do, lots of Pintxos bars where you can have a beer and fantastic snacks. The people are friendly,and the vibe is typically spanish with lots of families and friends meeting to chat

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Singapore
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44 reviews 44 reviews
5 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Parte Vieja is a very vibrant and fun place to be soaked in the Spanish culture of tapas and party. Everybody seems to head down here to have a drink, and just catch up with everyone else. The fun is contagious and I will recommend anyone to visit this old town and some of the best pintxos bars are found... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 via mobile

People were awesome apart from 1 pension do not go to. The woman is a witch had to look for accommodation at 1 am the whole town helped. It helps if you've got a few Sangrias down your neck

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Madrid, Spain
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I advise a night and day walk, very lovely place, with amaizing food (Tapas). During the day the beatiful architeture surprise every new block

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Melbourne, Australia
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246 reviews 246 reviews
98 attraction reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

This place seemed to be permanently busy, lots of pinchos, tapas, small bars and people. The small shops are also wonderful with lots of different and exquisite things to purchase. We stayed opposite La Concha beach and just wandered in and out of here as we desired - it is very busy and also a bit dark- high buildings block... More 

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Sarasota, FL
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74 reviews 74 reviews
50 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

I have traveled to San Sebastian, Spain on many occasions, even in fact, once living in a nearby town called Zarautz. San Sebastian has both lovely beaches, shopping areas, wonderful hotels, and especially, great restaurants. It is one of my favorite places on earth.

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