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San Sebastian Travel   by Dave Text

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San Sebastian offers the perfect combination of city, beach and mountains It is a safe, friendly, medium-sized, walkable city with of friendly, helpful people and interesting architecture.
Living in San Sebastián, which is also called Donostia, in Basque language with the population of about 180.000 inhabitants, is cultural capital of Spanish Basque Country. It is situated on Cantabrian Coast a few 20 kilometres away from French border; it has a very gentle climate. Local ordinances don't allow establishment of the industries or else factories in city limits so the city doesn't have any pollution problems also is very clean.

La Concha Bay with its beach is very picturesque. Located in the middle of bay is island of the Santa Clara that is flanked on the both sides by the two promontories, the Mount Urgull plus the Mount Igueldo, from that magnificent panoramic sight of the entire Metropolitan Area can also be enjoyed. On the Mount Igueldo there is the small Amusement Park as well as a little Zoo.

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San Sebastián is as well endowed with the interesting monuments, the museums and parks plus so on. Many were also built during the control of the Queen María Cristina, who also prepared the San Sebastián in summer holidays 
during Belle Époque. From that time, the city has also become the tourist resort of the high standards. Amongst its monument are also be found in the Miramar Palace, former summer residence of Queen, the Cathedral, was built in neogothic style, Basilica of Santa María del Coro of the baroque style, Victoria Eugenia Theatre as well as the María Cristina Hotel. National plus international competitions are often held in velodrome as well as in sports complex of the Anoeta. On the outer edge of the town fine, the Racing Track Lasarte is also to be found.

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Not far from the San Sebastián visitors may also enjoy the Sierra de Aralar, the mountain range of the great ecological value where the monuments from Bronze Age plus roads built by Romans a few two thousand years ago that are also to be found. This Sierra has lots of peaks that make an excellent winter resort for the hiking as well as cross-country skiing.

San Sebastián is as well in the easy reach of Pyrenees with all its famous mountains, the passes as well as ski resorts. The San Sebastián has lots of mountaineering clubs that bear out mountain climbing tradition typical of Basque Country. The Various Basque expeditions also have climbed the uppermost peaks in world in the recent years, including the Mount Everest.

Another Basque institution is music. There are lots of choirs, the impressive being El Orfeón Donostiarra, of the international fame.

Well communicated with the Madrid, London plus Paris, San Sebastian is lively city of the around 185,000 inhabitants, various 16,500 of whom are the university students. As cultural capital of Basque country, it has the wide range of the cultural offerings. San Sebastian is the model of the good urban design as well as has also set in the beautiful landscape that means it is often compared to Rio de Janeiro San Sebastian is the excellent base for the excursions to near fishing villages, the mountains, including skiing in Pyrenees, and the Guggenheim Museum.

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Cooking Class in San Sebastian (Traditional Cuisine) If you are interested in learning how to prepare Spanish dishes but you do not have too much time to dedicate to it, consider a morning in the kitchen, followed by a three course lunch in San Sebastian...more... Basque Cuisine and the Cantabrian Coast On this culinary trip we will be based in San Sebastian, one of the most elegant cities of Spain, centre of the new Basque cuisine. From In nearby Bilbao we visit the impressive Guggenheim museum…more... Tapa tour in San Sebastian For groups of of 2 - 6 people we offer you a guided tour of some of San Sebastian's finest tapas bars. To help you out we will provide you with an English translation of Spanish food and cooking…more...


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Barcelo Costa Vasca Hotel, San Sebastián
The Barcelo Costa Vasca is a modernist complex in Ondarreta's residential zone, metres from the beach, 100 metres from Miramar Palace and two kilometres from the city of San Sebastian. Miramar Palace, Aiete Palace and La Concha Bay are all within 500 metres of the hotel, while Mount Igueldo and the Aquarium are one kilometre away. The Ulía Restaurant serves traditional Basque and international cuisine and an array of wines. Outdoor dining on the terrace is offered during the summer season. The relaxed Txokoa Cafeteria serves continental breakfast, sandwiches, snacks and beverages, while cocktails and drinks are offered in the English-style ambience of the Lobby Bar. Guests can enjoy a revitalizing dip in the outdoor swimming pool, surrounded by sunbathing terraces and private gardens, stroll on the nearby beach, and practice their serve on the tennis court. 
Hotel Avenida, San Sebastián
The Hotel Avenida is located on a hillside overlooking San Sebastian, Spain, 300 metres from Ondarreta Beach and 1.5 kilometres from the city centre. The Old Town and Aquarium are both two kilometres from the hotel.  This modern hotel's garden and open-air swimming pool offer panoramic views of San Sebastian's bay and the city. The hotel houses a fitness room with resistance and cardio-vascular equipment. Public areas offer complimentary wireless Internet access. The hotel provides a complimentary breakfast every morning.  The 47 guestrooms at Hotel Avenida feature light wood furnishings and warm, modern decor. Amenities include complimentary wireless Internet, telephones, televisions, refrigerators, and safes. Bathrooms offer hair dryers.
Hotel Husa Europa, San Sebastián
Hotel Husa Europa is located in the centre of the Basque city of San Sebastian, Spain, 100 metres from the sea and within one kilometre of the Palacio del Mar Aquarium. Built in traditional Spanish style in the early part of the 20th century, this four-storey hotel has wireless Internet access in the public areas. The 24-hour front desk offers a safe-deposit box, and staff can offer concierge services. Parking (surcharge) is available. Restaurant El Comedor offers Spanish dishes in a room with modern decor and the hotel has a coffee shop and a lounge bar.  Business services and meeting and conference facilities are available on site.  The 65 guestrooms are decorated in neutral colours and have functional furnishings. All are equipped with satellite television, air conditioning, wireless Internet access and direct-dial phones.
Hotel Palacio de Aiete, San Sebastián
The Hotel Palacio De Aiete is a modern hotel situated in a quiet residential area at the foot of Mount Igeldo, two kilometres from Ondarreta beach. Guests can walk to the Aiete Palace and Gardens 2 kilometres away, or visit the city centre with its shops and restaurants 4 kilometres away. The San Telmo Museum is housed in an old Dominican Convent, and can be found 7 kilometres away.  The hotel is home to a wellness centre, open round the clock, where guests can enjoy a massage treatment, physiotherapy or a reiki session. At the Bera Bera Restaurant diners can sample Basque cuisine served in a relaxed, formal atmosphere, with a terrace area. Before or after a meal guests can enjoy a drink and browse the contemporary art at the Gora Gora Bar, which also has a terrace.
Hotel San Sebastián
The Hotel San Sebastian is located in San Sebastian, Spain, 200 metres from Ondarreta Beach and 1.5 kilometres from the city centre. Situated in the fashionable district of Ondarreta, Hotel San Sebastian is a modern four-storey property (accessible by lift) with a restaurant and conference facilities. Safe-deposit boxes are located at the 24-hour front desk where multilingual staff can assist with travel and tourist arrangements and porters are on hand for the transfer of luggage. Complimentary newspapers are provided in the air-conditioned lobby. Cafeteria Ondarreta is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, serving a selection of Basque and international dishes. Decor has a nautical theme. Room service is offered during restaurant opening hours.  Business amenities include conference and banqueting rooms with audio-visual equipment. Wireless Internet access is available throughout the hotel. 
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