Many of San Sebastian’s key attractions can be found close to Hondarribia, so it is a smart choice as a place to base yourself during your visit. Two sights that should be on every visitor’s to-do list is the fabulous Plaza Gipuzkoa and the iconic Castille de Carlos V. Also, be sure to check out Hondarribia Beach and the FICOBA Exhibition Centre.
To gain a deeper understanding of San Sebastian, head to one of its museums and theaters. There are plenty of excellent places visitors can pay a visit to for an afternoon including Naval Museum and the San Telmo Museum. Book in for a lively show at the Kursaal Convention Center and the Victoria Eugenia Theater.
For those looking to spend quality time with the kids, make a bee-line for the children’s attractions. Take photos, walk past the many exhibits and discover animal biodiversity at the Donostia-San Sebastian Aquarium.
Get active in nature at the many beautiful destinations nearby. Relax and enjoy the fresh air. Stretch your legs and take the family to one of the local beaches, for example Zurriola Beach, Concha Beach and Ondarreta Beach.
Attractions like the Plaza de La Constitucion, Monte Urgull and the Castillo de la Mota are popular places for visitors to Hondarribia. To discover the nearby historic sights, be sure to check out the Palacio de Miramar. Travellers with a passion for faith and religion should visit the San Vicente Church.
Watch popular sporting heroes, the Real Sociedad, take on their rivals at the iconic Anoeta Stadium. On game days follow the river of blue and white, to the stadium, then after the final whistle blows, join fans at a nearby pub, bar or cafe and relive the action over a friendly drink or two.
For a real taste of Hondarribia, consider booking a room at one of the area’s hotel or serviced apartment options. Check out the rooms and rates at the Hotel Silken Amara Plaza, the Barcelo Costa Vasca, or the Astoria7.