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Best month to visit San Sebastian???

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Best month to visit San Sebastian???

We're planning a trip for next year and trying to narrow down which month. We want to make sure it's warm enough to enjoy the beach. From what I understand, most places don't have or need a/c, correct? What time of year is best to visit?

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1. Re: Best month to visit San Sebastian???

We were just in San Sebastian mid-June for three days and had perfect weather. Mid 70's and no rain. The beach was wonderful.

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Temperatures are normally very nice all the year round...I mean mild winters (40´s-50´s) and mild summers (80´s max). Rain may fall any month of the year, but of course it´s spring and summer the best dates. End of September the International Film Festival takes place, so it may be busy and more expensive. And while most hotels offer A/C, you´ll barely see any local having it installed in its house/apartment...just no need for it. SS has three wonderful beaches in town, but it´s not a "typical" sun resort (it isn´t), it´s more of a beautiful town with beaches as an option.

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hi all,

if we want to stay just outside san seb , where is the nearest place , and how long would it take us by train to commute? we are trying to be budget conscious, as we figure accomodation will be less expensive on the outskirts of ss than in it?

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Great, so we are looking at renting an apartment next July. We will have 2 small children but you do not see it being too hot for them, assuming the apartment will not have air conditioning? Or if we come earlier in April or May, will it be too cool or rainy to enjoy the beaches?

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5. Re: Best month to visit San Sebastian???

Unfortunately there is no way of knowing what the weather will be like next year, you can only look at past averages and data. Right now we are having a very wet and cold July.

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July is just fine...we are on the 70s at present...and quite rainy...but of course next year it may be great...

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Great, thanks for the help!

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8. Re: Best month to visit San Sebastian???

The summer months (July and August) are when I would visit San Sebastian, since they would have the best weather at that time.

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