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Basque cuisine, one of the best in the world

San Sebastián is home to innovative cuisine that has made the city famous worldwide. If you want to discover more about Basque cuisine take note of these tips to make the most of our excellent food and to make your stay in Donostia/San Sebastián a true pleasure for all the senses:

Pintxos, the Basque "tapas"

A ritual, a culture, a lifestyle, a treat...you can't leave Donostia without trying its famous pintxos.

The city with 16 Michelin stars

Renowned Donostia-native chefs like Arzak, Berasategi and Subijana have elevated cuisine to an authentic art to see, taste and smell.

Cider bars

Enjoy the best example of our culinary tradition from January to April. Cider, the quintessential Basque drink. Txotx!

Traditional markets

The importance of first-class local raw materials and products: if anything characterizes our cuisine it is the use of quality seasonal products, which you can find in La Bretxa Market in the center of town as well as at the Ordizia and Tolosa Markets.

Restaurant guide

Dining options for all tastes.

Basque chef for a day

Guided tours, pintxos routes, tastings, culinary workshops and much more...Become a Basque chef and quickly learn how to make your own Pintxos (Basque tapas) and traditional dishes in a fun way…You'll surprise everyone!

Wine

Trying Txakoli Getaria, cider and La Rioja Alavesa wines are culinary experiences that you can only enjoy in the Basque Country.

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10 reasons to visit san sebastián

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Directions

Flights to Bilbao with layover in Lisbon, Rome, Amsterdam, Paris, Dublin or Istambul. From Bilbao have to take a bus that takes you an hour to San Sebastian.

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

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Flights to Bilbao with layover in Brussels, Amsterdam, Paris or Istambul. From Bilbao have to take a bus that takes you an hour to San Sebastian.

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

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Flights to Bilbao with layover in Frankfurt, Rome, Amsterdam, Paris or Istambul. From Bilbao have to take a bus that takes you an hour to San Sebastian.

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

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Flights to Bilbao with layover in Frankfut, München, Amsterdam or Paris. From Bilbao have to take a bus that takes you an hour to San Sebastian.

Direct flights to Madrid. 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