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Funikular Plaza, 4, 20008 Donostia, Gipuzkoa, Spain
If someone says they can only go to one city in Spain, I would suggest making it San Sebastian. This picture doesn't do it justice. 1 hour flight on Vueling from Barcelona (a pleasant surprise by the way. So clean!) We stayed at Astoria 7 and...
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The view from atop Mont Urgull is well worth the trek up the hill. Next time, I will use my feet instead of attempt it on a mountain bike!
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Itsasargi Pasealekua, 134, 20008 Donostia, Gipuzkoa, Spain
Hotel Monte Igueldo seems to have stopped in time. The style of this hotel is, ahem, retro, but that fortunately doesn't affect the views. Perched atop San Sebastián's western mountain, Igeldo, it offers an away-from-it-all vibe with absolutely...
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De Igeldo Ibilbidea, 187, 20008 Donostia, Guipúzcoa, Spain
It was raining when we arrived in Donostia-San Sebastian, but the skies cleared on our second day, and we rode the funicular railway up Mount Igueldo to take in the view back on the city, La Concha Bay, and the empty beach. The "low" travel season...
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We walked to the end of the La Concha beach in San Sebastian and stumbled upon these "Wind Combs" by Eduardo Chillida. Not only are they placed in an amazing setting, but their installation was truly a feat of engineering.
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Santa Korda Kalea, 4, 20003 Donostia, Gipuzkoa, Spain
At La Cuchara de San Telmo, on the corner of the plaza Valle Lersundi in San Sebastian, the specialties were hot pintxos, quickly prepared to order--from the menu or the specials board, or by pointing to what your neighbor was eating. This was one...
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c/ pescadería, 5, 20003 Donostia, Gipuzkoa, Spain
When Christopher Hall reported his "57 Small Bites of Spain" story about tapas in four Spanish cities, he visited Bar Txepetxa in San Sebastian's old quarter. We brought the December/January 2010 issue of AFAR with us and shared it with the pintxo...