Walking Tour: Old Town

San Sebastián, Spain

Experience hosted by Fran

  1. 2 hours
  2. Hosted in Spanish and English
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What you'll do

We will start the tour visiting the historical market of the city, we will walk through its picturesque streets where we can experience the Basque gastronomic culture. We will reach the heart of the old part of San Sebastian, its former bullring, its 16th century churches and convents, then we will walk through its oldest street and see the oldest house in town. We will walk down the harbour, we will stop in a couple of spots where you can have panoramic views of the city, ideal to take a nice photo, and we will take you to the best places where you can see a beautiful sunset and finish the Tour with an excellent view of the city and the sea.
Other things to note
This Walking Tour is taking place in the Old Town of San Sebastian; for other tours in the rest of the city, please consult me!
We will start the tour visiting the historical market of the city, we will walk through its picturesque streets where we can experience the Basque gastronomic culture. We will reach the heart of the old part of San Sebastian, its former bullring, its 16th century churches and convents, then we will walk through its oldest street and see the oldest house in town. We will walk down the harbour, we will stop in a couple of spots where you can have p…

What's included

  • Equipment
    Maps of the city with and general recommendations.

Meet your host, Fran

Host on Airbnb since 2017
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I have been a tourist guide for 10 years, I have worked in travel agencies before and I have had my own one. I dedicate myself to organize tours and coordinate them. On the other hand, I have travelled for the last five years connecting with people from all around the world. I lived in New Zealand, Australia, Denmark and Italy and traveled in many countries in Latin America and Asia. Now that I have settled down in San Sebastian, the guided tours with tourists gives me a great opportunity to keep connecting with people.
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From £26/ person

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Where you'll be

We'll visit the historical market while we explain the history and check out the famous crack in the wall. We will walk through its picturesque streets where we can see the Basque gastronomic culture. Constitucion Square, heart of the old town. We'll see Saint Mary basilic, San Vicente church while we walk through the famous 31 August St. We'll walk down the harbour where you can see a beautiful sunset and finish the Tour with an excellent view.

Rated 4.93 out of 5 from 89 reviews.

Yojna
December 2021
We really enjoyed the walking tour with Fran! It was exceptional. Excellent value. Fran is so knowledgeable. He clearly described and explained the history of San Sebastián. We learned a lot about the culture and came across some hidden gems of this beautiful city. Fran highlighted the main points and paid attention to the little details. It was amazing!! In addition, we appreciated that he sent a massive recommendation restaurants’ list; which we’ve tried a couple. We were pleased with the various kinds and specialities. I would totally recommend to take this tour so you get a good understanding of the city and have a lovely time. It’s like walking around the city with someone you know from a long time. Fran can quickly make you feel at ease. We are so thankful that we came across Fran’s walking tour. Please do not miss on this tour. Book it and you will have a great time!!
Pato
December 2021
Excelente experiencia para conocer la historia de San Sebastián ! Con cada explicación aprendimos un montón de cosas y le fue dando valor a cada lugar que cruzábamos . Altamente recomendable. Un lujo el guia! toda la disponibilidad !!
Daniel
December 2021
Simply amazing, well thought out tour. Super friendly, good history input and just great to see the city. More like you are walking around town with a friend.
Isella
December 2021
Really great tour and storytelling where we got through the town from where it started and the changes it went through over time. Also offered great personalized tips on restaurants and local recommendations. Thoroughly enjoyed ourselves on the tour and learnt alot!
Luis
November 2021
Ideal para el primer día en San Sebastián. Fran te da un conocimiento general de la historia de la ciudad, así como sus constantes cambios a través de los años derivados principalmente por los tiempos de guerra pero también de paz y de bonanza
Wei
November 2021
Got lucky with a private tour and Fran gave a very good introduction of the city despite the bad weather. He was also nice to provide food suggestions, highly recommend this tour !

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Things to know

Guest requirements

Guests ages 2 and up can attend, up to 8 guests in total. Parents can also bring children under 2 years of age.
All participants must wear a protective face covering and practise social distancing.

What to bring

Confortable walking shoes
Umbrella and rain jacket in case of rain

Cancellation policy

Cancel up to 7 days before the Experience start time for a full refund, or within 24 hours of booking as long as the booking is made more than 48 hours before the start time.