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Sport city: running, trekking, soccer, surfing...

San Sebastián is the ideal city for sports, with wide pedestrian areas, bike lanes and walkways that stretch along its coastline, sea and mountain. San Sebastián is a vibrant, active city and with a healthy lifestyle closely related to outdoor sports: San Sebastián is a sport city.


Donostia/San Sebastián is a city made for running. In addition to its countless walkways along the sea, the city boasts many pedestrian streets far from the noise of traffic, making it an ideal city to tour "on the run", an outstanding spot for runners who love to run outdoors. The most popular races in San Sebastián are the Behobia – San Sebastián and the San Sebastián- Marathon.


The extensive network of bidegorris (bike paths) in Donostia/San Sebastián link the city from end to end and provide the perfect way for discovering it on bike. If cycling fan the Basque Country is the perfect setting, with spectacular scenery and epic Tour de France mountain passes just minutes away, paths along the coast for all levels and mountains where cyclists can test themselves against the purest form of the sport.


The Basques' love for mountaineering and trekking is widely known. Despite being at sea level, Donostia/San Sebastián is part of the Camino de Santiago de la Costa (Coastal Way of St. James).

There are different routes departing from San Sebastián. A 5K run along the coast to Pasajes de San Pedro and another 15-20 km to Orio and Zarautz provide unbeatable views of San Sebastián. Monte Ulia also boasts countless trails for running.

Water-based activities: Donostia/San Sebastián is a city surrounded by the sea. Its three beaches (La Concha, Ondarreta and Zurriola) spot the city's 10 kilometers of coastline and are home to a full range of water-based sports like surfing, sailing, stand-up paddle and canoeing, perfect for experiencing passion for the water and the excitement of sports.

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Direct flights to Bilbao, Madrid and Barcelona. From there you can take bus, train or plane to San Sebastian.

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Direct flights to Madrid and Barcelona. From there you can take bus, train or plane to San Sebastian.

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Direct flights to Madrid and Barcelona. From there you can take bus, train or plane to San Sebastian.

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Near San Sebastián

Routes and itineraries less than two hours from San Sebastián.

Donostia / San Sebastián
Zarautz Town with the longest beach for surfing. Zarautz 18 km Weitere Informationen
Getaria - Zumaia Charming fishing villages. Getaria - Zumaia 26-35 km Weitere Informationen
Hondarribia Medieval city. Hondarribia 27 km Weitere Informationen
Hendaia - Biarritz - Baiona Discover the French Basque Country. Hendaia - Biarritz - Baiona 26-50-59 km Weitere Informationen
Goierri Green mountain and tradition. Goierri 52 km Weitere Informationen
Bilbao Guggenheim and suspension bridge. Modernity. Bilbao 102 km Weitere Informationen
Vitoria Green capital. Vitoria 101 km Weitere Informationen
Rioja Alavesa The fascinating world of wine. Rioja Alavesa 163 km Weitere Informationen
Pamplona Long live the festival of San Fermin. Pamplona 84 km Weitere Informationen
Pyrenees The best place for nature and mountain lovers and mountain. Pirineo 60-300 km Weitere Informationen
Bordeaux Little Paris. Burdeos 237 km Weitere Informationen
San Sebastián Zarautz Getaria - Zumaia Hondarribia Biarritz - Hendaia Goierri Bilbao Vitoria Rioja alavesa Pamplona Pirineo Burdeos