The best pintxos in San Sebastian

San Sebastian is full of wonderful family run bars where people put their souls into cooking food that they are proud to serve. Here are my current favorites.

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San Sebastian: Places to Breakfast

Breakfast is the smallest meal of the day around here, with many people having some toast with jam or a quick croissant, along with a steaming café con leche. We’ve found a few favorite spots over the years, each with their own specialty or two. Good morning, early risers!

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The original craft cider

It’s that time of year again: the sound of “Txotx!” is ringing out from the hillsides. It’s the rallying cry for thirsty cider fans to make their way to the nearest open vat. Throughout the Basque Country, and specifically around the town of Astigarraga, cider makers open up their farmhouses to welcome crowds keen to imbibe their tart, fruity, chilled apple cider.

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What to wear in the Basque Country

Fall is a fickle time in the Basque Country. Not sure what to pack for San Sebastian and the wine regions? Here are a few essentials to have on hand:

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The Basque Highlands and Tolosaldea

When the winds start blowing and the air gets chilly, there is nowhere we’d rather go than to the villages in the mountains. San Sebastian is ringed by low-slung mountains and foothills, and by traveling just half an hour inland, you can reach some of the most beautiful landscapes, charming towns, and lovely villages.

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2017 The year of sustainable tourism

The type of tourism that we offer supports a good local economy, meaning that we walk the walk when it comes to sourcing ingredients, dining at restaurants, visiting producers, and recommending shops. The places that we take you to are the places where we eat, shop, and visit ourselves.

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