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Reviewed 6 days ago

The Old Town has a very high concentration of places to eat the famous pintxos, to savour Basque cuisine and to enjoy, as well as participate in the almost ritualistic promenade (paseo) of the "natives" especially before dinner time. An experience really enriching in all...More

Thank Ofelia G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 3 weeks touring Spain and Portugal and old town in San Sebastian was our favorite destination. The tapa bars were so colorful and it was hard to decide which pintxos to eat. The old town is a mix of souvenior shops, restaurants and...More

Thank wwjd1947
Reviewed 1 week ago

This area is just a dream, the architectural, the restaurants, food, drinks, ambiance, people. This place has it all. If you visit San Sebastian YOU HAVE to visit this place. I spend 2 days in San Sebastian and visit this place each night. I did...More

Thank Myra S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was one of the first locations developed since roman times because of its great location as a natural port. It has always had this importance and was only displaced once the exterior port for Bilbao was constructed. Well worth taking the walk around with...More

Thank correaalberto
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was there on a weekday late morning, looking for tapas! As with the usual tourist souvenirs shops, the traditional popular tapas shops is what I would look out for.

Thank Naturetravel9
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic to walk around the old town of San sabastion, such a huge choice of bars, restaurants & small tapas bars, quality of food is fantastic, which the city is known for. Well worth a visit, its totally different to other parts of Spain.

Thank Leonard B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

San Sebastián as a whole was a great experience. The streets are extremely clean, people are orderly and respectful and it seemed that everyone was having a good time. We never once saw any rowdy drunken people being lost or obnoxious. The pinxtos crowd seem...More

Thank Lobsterfearme
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Old Town San Sebastian really counts its history as starting (for the most part) post-1816 when the French and the forces allied against the French nearly burnt the entire place to the ground (people spared hardly any better). Some of the Basque feisty-ness in their...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

walk around the streets and enjoy the best Pintxos (Tapas) at many great restaurants and bars. you can get wine for just euor 1 per glas, and many different local Pintxos

Thank perbuhl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well worth a wander through the old town, the buildings, lanewyas and shops. Esay parking underground

Thank Bryan M
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sistasesh
July 12, 2018|
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Response from RitaV1549 | Reviewed this property |
In a parking place near by. Getting your car parked is a another leage... Good luck!
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sistasesh
May 28, 2018|
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Response from Shaun C | Reviewed this property |
I'd agree with Marylit20. We went to Petritegi. It was very good. The tour was excellent and there is a huge restaurant which is busy towards the end of the week and at weekends for lunch. Definitely worthwhile!
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January 26, 2016|
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As it has been stated by other people the small streets of San Sebastian are as safe as any other small street. Use your common sense, don't go flaunting about that you are a tourist. Respect your surroundings. You can get... More
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