Located in the Basque Country, on the Bay of Biscay, San Sebastian is one of the most thriving cities in terms of tourism given the vast number of theatres and museums it houses. The Victoria Eugenia Theatre, the Principal Theatre, the San Telmo Museum and especially the Aquarium, one of the most modern in the world, stand out.
San Sebastian is a city with a great festive tradition that attracts a large number of tourists. This includes carnivals, San Sebastian celebrations and several holy days that are immensely popular due to their colouring, their spontaneity and the enormous hospitality of the people. Sporting events in San Sebastian are also very popular, with highlights including the horse races at the San Sebastian Hippodrome.
Without a doubt, the most important event in the city is the San Sebastian Film Festival, which takes place next to the well-known La Perla spa and hosts thousands of important artists and movie stars every year.
In the city of San Sebastian, you can breathe the charm of the traditional with modern vitality. Like any city with a great tourist attraction, it offers a thriving nightlife thanks to its restaurants, many of which have been awarded Michelin stars, and its huge variety of bars, pubs, nightclubs and discos.
This spectacular vitality is concentrated in very specific areas such as the Old Town, where the main nightclubs, bars and restaurants are located.