The Heineken Jazz Festival takes more than a half a century bringing the best jazz to our city. It has become both for national and for international people an event you can not miss. If you are one of those fans that have come to celebrate this event to San Sebastian...Here are a few ideas to make your visit a perfect one!

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Eating a pintxo: Going for pintxos in San Sebastián is a way to learn about our culture; you’ll enjoy laughs and conversation as you stay on the move, visit busy bars and generally have a great time.


Enjoying the parks and nature: San Sebastián has a marvellous natural green landscape, surrounded by mountains and with numerous parks and gardens. Discover our mountains, parks and gardens and enjoy the city's most natural side


Taking a seven kilometre stroll: from the Zurriola beach to the Peine del Viento sculptures (close for works): This stroll offers you the chance to discover all  three beaches in San Sebastián. On coming to the Peine del Viento, simply relax and enjoy the beauty of the spot.  


From 20th to 22nd of July Shopping Jazz is organized, an event that is included in the agenda of the Heineken Jazzaldia. Among others, they organize concerts, street markets and different events generate a greater festive atmosphere. 

comercios-shopping-jazzShoppin Jazz - Donostia Shops

Also, get ready to take to the streets, because San Sebastián is like a huge open-air shopping centre. Although at Easter some shops close, many others stay open, above all in Downtown and the Old Town. If...


Time is short to get to know the city ... but don't despair! Let the experts take you round the major highlights of the city in only 120 minutes:



Come and discover Antigua neighbourhood! The comb of the wind’, Ondarreta beach, Miramar Palace and its amazing gardens and wonderful views: History and art in front of the sea


¡Come and discover Egia neighbourhood! Step into  the Cristina Enea Park, a green oasis in the heart of San Sebastian.And finish the visit with the view from Tabakalera’s terrace: Urban nature


If you want to visit the Old Town (Parte Vieja), take the San Sebastián Essential guided tour.


You’re in San Sebastián! … The foodie Mecca, the crème de la crème of good eating and finger-licking cuisine. Here you'll find whatever you want, from Michelin stars (did you know that San Sebastián is the city with most Michelin stars per square metre in the world?) to pintxo bars, vegetarian options, cider houses, restaurants serving international cuisine... As many suggestions as there are colours. Don’t waste time, consult our Restaurant Guide.

donde-como-mercado-pintxos-arzakLa Bretxa Market. Pintxos. Arzak.

Tourism Office

As always, we’ll be delighted to answer your questions at the Tourist Office.

Tourist Office
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Sunday 10:00 - 19:00


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