San Sebastian – The Atlantic ocean – Holiday update

Hello friends! Thanks for visiting our blog again for a new update from our Spanish holiday in the Basque Country. This time we visited a beautiful coastal city: San Sebastian or Donostia in Basque – it is a big city in the north west of Spain at the Atlantic Ocean.

We were there in about 1 hour from Pamplona by car – so lucky to have wonderful guides here to show us everything and really relax and enjoy the holiday.

The two sisters canyon in the Spanish Pyrenees – the highway between Pamplona and San Sebastian

The Port of San Sebastian and some conquistadors

Some beautiful homes in Plaza de la constitucion – San Sebastian (Constitution Square)

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I love taking pictures of coats of arms – this was located on one of the buildings in the Constitution Square

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Up on the hill Monte Urgull you can see a giant statue of Christ of the Sacred Heart. Did not had the time to go up to see the view from up there.

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The San Sebastian seafront and some streets that go into the old city. We went there and found a traditional tavern where we enjoyed a traditional menu of the day at a quite decent price. It was the best day so far from our Spanish holiday.

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We visited the Aquarium of San Sebastian, a beautiful building on the Northern seafront of the city – it is a maritime museum and an aquarium where we enjoyed this aquarium tunnel – I was really impressed by 2 giant sharks I saw there.

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The lighthouse seen from the hill at the sunset.

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The city from the southern hill… Beautiful sights. There on the hill there is a panoramic viewpoint but unfortunately we were a bit late because at 19:00 they close (not sure if this is a good logic to close the panoramic viewpoint at night when you have the best view).

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On the way back the Spanish Pyrenees  and a village down – picture taken from the highway.

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