Shop Like a Local at the Bretxa Market in San Sebastian

One of our favorite places to go shopping in San Sebastian is La Bretxa Market!

Many of us decide to come to San Sebastian because of the amazing gastronomy scene, but where do local chefs find their impeccable quality ingredients? The answer would be, of course, from the local fish and food markets.  Not only do these play an extremely important role as the place to buy fresh ingredients, but […]

A Complete Guide to the Best Christmas Markets in San Sebastian

Convent Garden hosts one of the best Christmas markets in San Sebastian for holiday decor and mementos, like ornaments

At Christmas time, San Sebastian turns into a fairytale land full of beautiful lights and magical Christmas markets. If you’re planning a trip to this northern Basque city around Christmastime, you can’t avoid the contagious holiday atmosphere that takes over the town in December. San Sebastian is known for the many local Christmas markets where […]

Guide to Boutique Shopping in San Sebastian

Take some time to simply get lost in the Old Town during your 7 days in San Sebastian.

Chic and sophisticated San Sebastian is an especially ideal place to discover new trends and hidden gems. From locally designed clothes to quirky home decor, there’s no shortage of places to discover while boutique shopping in San Sebastian. In fact, there are dozens of incredible little shops tucked away in its streets, just waiting to […]

Markets, Malls & More: Shopping in San Sebastian

Not sure what to pack for San Sebastian in spring? A maxi dress or skirt is a great option.

Traditional, time-honored products meet modern sophistication and elegance on San Sebastian’s shopping scene. What’s amazing about this city is that it has held true to its traditional roots while still growing and evolving with the times. Nowhere is that more evident than when you head out shopping in San Sebastian. From bohemian boutiques to high-end […]

San Sebastian Gift Guide: 5 Foodie Gifts Everyone Will Love

Basque cider is one of the region's most beloved drinks for good reason.

Give the gift of San Sebastian this holiday season! We might be biased, but San Sebastian is one of the most unique cities in Spain. Never is that more obvious than during the holiday season. Unfortunately, all vacations must come to an end, but that doesn’t mean you can’t share your unforgettable memories with your […]

Top Five Gourmet Markets and Shops in San Sebastian

We love heading to the mall in San Sebastian when it's raining. The adjoining markets are fabulous as well!

From earthy produce stands to polished shelves of preserved goods, make sure you don’t miss out on these amazing gourmet markets and shops in San Sebastian! Known for Michelin-starred restaurants and popular pintxos bars, San Sebastian is any foodie’s dream destination. But what’s the secret to so much mouth-watering food in one tiny place? The quality of the […]