We are proud to offer you the perfect city for immersing yourself in Spanish culture. Get acquainted with San Sebastian today!
Few cities can offer so much in one single area: Breathtaking scenery, beaches, mountains, hiking, folklore, remarkable customs and traditions, musical and cinematic events (Jazz Festival, Intl. Film Festival), countless parties and fiestas (Semana Grande, Carnavale, Caldereros, San Sebastian Day), and don't forget about our internationally renowned cuisine!
Number of university students: 16.656
Tourists in 2000: 1.468.145, mainly of Madrid, Barcelona, France, U.K., U.S.A.
Water temperature: summer: 19º-22ºC, winter: 9º-10ºC
Language: Spanish and Euskera (the Basque language)
San Sebastian has more Michelin stars per square meter than anywhere else on the planet, and living here it's easy to see why. Of the 62 Michelin stars in Spain, 14 can be found in San Sebastian. For more information click here.
San Sebastian is in the running
as one of Europe's most important cultural centers. Every year thousands come
to view the multitude of monuments, exhibition rooms, libraries, and museums... Get
more info on:
Museum de San Telmo; Congress Centre Kursaal; Museum Chillida Leku; Cultural Centre Koldo Michelena
The quality and number of cultural events in San Sebastian is astonishing. Students are always amazed at the absolutely packed schedule of festivals San Sebastian has to offer. From ancient Basque celebrations to new, eccentric festivals- San Sebastian will surprise you again and again. More info here.