Spain is one of the my favorite countries. In 2004, we went to Pamplona for the running of the bulls. Before the running, we stopped at a city a little further north called San Sabastian. It was an unplanned stop but turned out to be a gem. San Sabastian is beautiful. Beach, mountain, and to top it off, worlds best tapas. There are several streets in the center of the town that's lined with tapas places. You can't go wrong with any of them. We went tapas hopping one night. If you like seafood, make sure you try ink squid.
On the day this picture is taken, we took a short stroll to see the beach. Afterwards, we bought several bottles of wine, manchego cheese, olives, anchovies, Jamon Serrano (local ham) and some bread and had a great picnic. Just as we started to eat, a fog swept over the area. It was amazing to lose visibility completely in 5 minutes. And just as fast, the fog drifted away. Luckily, my travel companions did not finish eating all the food on the table.
If you go to San Sabastian in July, make sure you line up a hotel or hostel. There is a lot of spill over from the running of the bulls.