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Parte Vieja

San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
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Activities: Dining
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Kingston
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160 reviews 160 reviews
67 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Most visitors to San Sebastian will find themselves in this part of the city on several different occasions. Between the shops, the restaurants, bars and the overall vibe, the old town is worth walking through almost any time of day or night. There are several Pintxos bars to stop at for a quick bite or drink (try Gandarias, San Telmo,... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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38 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW via mobile

We spent 2 weeks living on the edge of the old town. We revelled in the beaches, the wonderful fresh produce and the delights of the pintxos bars. We will definitely ge back for more of this laid back, elegant, foodie location.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

I love the alde zaharra (Old part in Basque)... You have amazing restaurants, boutiques, and lots of culture. Don't forget you are in the Basque Country, and the people there say Kaixo!

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Den Haag
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

This is the heart of San Sebastian. Charming mixture of history, small shops and local cuisine! The atmosphere changes during the day - from the strolling tourists in the morning to the patrtying groups of friends in the evenings.

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Sydney, Australia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
15 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Old Town is pretty much the heart of San Sebastian and where we spent most of our 3 day stay (you will pretty much have to come here to eat at least 2 times a day)... Here you will find all the great pintxos bars in town which are world famous... The whole area isn't that big, though due to... More

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London, United Kingdom
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81 reviews 81 reviews
49 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

A beautiful old town, lovely scenery on the ocean, great architecture and lots of bars and restaurants. What to do: 1. Walk around the old city to enjoy the streets and beautiful buildings and trees. 2. Churches: Santa Maria is a must (and cannot be ignored with its striking facade), San Vicente is pretty. 3. Walk around the “tongue” of... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I loved my week in San Sebastian and in particular, Old Town! So much charm. Provided you have GPS, a map or don't mind getting lost, it has a lot to offer in the way of bars, eateries, shops and entertainment!

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Lede, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This old part of the city consists of very similar houses, of which almost all are having nice flowers hanging on the balconies. It is very nice just to wander around this part of the cities and enter some shops or tapas bars as you pass by.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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86 reviews 86 reviews
14 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

La Parte Vieja of San Sebastián is full of incredibile pintxos bars, stylish buildings and lively people. Anybody can enjoy the Parte Vieja, by day or by night, those who want a magnificent culinary experience, those who want a few drinks with friends... Anything and everything can be found here.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Great to wander from bar to bar tasting the delicious seafood concoctions. Liked El vino and Egostari.

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