Ever since Queen Isabel II of Spain's physician recommended she swim in the Bay of Biscay, San Sebastián has been a holiday destination for the court, nobility, and middle classes of Spain. Queen Regent Maria Cristina continued the tradition during the 'Belle Époque', and even though the Spanish Civil War brought the city's golden age to an end, the capital of Guipúzcoa now attracts more tourists than ...
San Sebastian has been one of the most touristic cities in Spain since the Belle Époque.
The bay owes its name to its shell shape.
More than just a district, Igueldo is one of San Sebastian's three mountains. Located in the west of the city, it has a small urban centre and a vast residential zone.
The city of San Sebastian stretches out from the mouth of the Urumea River around a bay dominated by Mounts Urgull, Igeldo and Ullia, and partly enclosed by Santa Clara Island.
The splendour of most of the residential buildings in San Sebastian makes it quite the charming city.
The island has a small beach that is often busy during the summer season. It can be reached by boat or you can swim to to it; 500 metres separate the island from Ondarrieta.
San Sebastian is one of the most picturesque towns of the Basque Country.
The city is the capital of Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous community of the Basque Country.
The main economic activities are commerce and tourism, being one of the most famous tourist destinations in Spain
Despite the city's small size, international events such as the San Sebastián International Film Festival have given it an international dimension.
The island offers a stunning view of the city.
Adding to the seaside environment, it benefits from hilly surroundings.
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