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Address: San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
Activities: Dining
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San Sebastián Food Tour: Pintxos and Wine
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Beautiful and fun to walk around

This part of town is cool to walk around to view the architecture and a lot of fun at night for pintxos and drinks. It can be really crowded, especially on the weekend.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This part of town is cool to walk around to view the architecture and a lot of fun at night for pintxos and drinks. It can be really crowded, especially on the weekend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

There is a bar or pintxo bar every few steps. Beer or wine starting a 1.2 euros. The food is fantastic! There are people everywhere, but that's what give old town it's charm.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Old Town is full of pintxo bars as well as other restaurants and tourist shops. It does get a bit crowded in the evenings, but it is a fun part of the atmosphere! The architecture is fantastic and the church at the end of the street is beautiful. This is a must see if you visit San Sebastian.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Reminds me a little of the Gotico in Barcelona. Lots of Pintxos bars and regular bars to just pop in to and have a glass of wine.

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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Lovely old streets full of Pintxo bars, cool music, lots of people hanging out til 2am having a great time, even on a Sunday night! nice for a wonder during the day, and lovely old churches and monuments for those wanting some culture.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Although very touristy, it definitely is the coolest part of town with many shops, bars and just passers by. Easy access from the beach, so it is cool when you can enjoy the benefits of the town within 5 min from being in the water). Busy busy part at all times. Great for a drink, pintxos or dinner, or just... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

During the day enjoy shopping and at night enjoy spending time with friends going from bar to bar trying pintxos and various wines or beers.

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Mountain View, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Hopefully you’re staying somewhere in Old Town, but if not, make sure to come visit in the evening to hop among pintxo bars. Great atmosphere.

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Santiago de Compostela, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

San Sebastián oldtown, is particularly convenient for late night visits to the famous Pintxo bars. Nice area, close to beach.

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San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Small and very-very touristy especially evening and night time as people start bar hopping... Not for me. Would rather spend time on Passeo Miraconcha.

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