Beautiful sculpture of Oteiza. Stunning views. The XV Wind Comb (commonly known as Peine del Viento or El Peine del Viento) is a set of sculptures by Eduardo Chillida on an architectural work by the Basque architect Luis Peña Ganchegui. It is located at the end of the La Concha bay, at the end of…
A collection of three steel sculptures on the cliff at the western end of La concha Bay, as a dialogue of the surrounding nature, by local iconic artist Eduardo Chillida. In addition, a viewing area was created on the nearby that includes wave-driven outlets for air and water.
Eduardo Chillida basque sculptor sculture. Great walking from the Old Town along LA CONCHA beach and ONDARRETA beach.
Famous outdoors sculpture of renowned sculptor Eduardo Chillida. This is a must see.
“The beach for the young, for the surfers, for the visitors, and for everyone really, as it is wide and long. It is the newest beach in town after the gentrification of the entire area that begun 10 years ago. // La playa de la gente joven, los surfers, de los turistas, la playa de todo el mundo, porque es larga y ancha. Forma parte del nuevo entorno creado junto a los cubos de Moneo, que incluyó la reordenación del paseo marítimo y playa. ”
“The beach for which San Sebastian is famous for, it gives name to the bay of La Concha. You will not find a more beautifully elegant urban beach anywhere. // La playa más famosa de SS. Pocas playas urbanas son más bonitas que ésta. ”
“In the past, Donosti used to be a place where the Spanish monarchy spent the summer. For many years, the Royal Family chose San Sebastián for their holidays because of its beaches and climate. First, it was Queen Isabel II who decided to spend her summer holidays in Donosti, so as to bathe in the Cantabrian sea as much as she liked. Later, Queen María Cristina reinforced this bond between the Royal Family and San Sebastián: after she became a widow –when Alfonso XII died- she decided to come to the city every summer. Miramar Palace, the Royal Family residence The Royal Family did not have an official residence where they could live during their stays in San Seb”
“La playa más elegante y familiar. En su parte izquierda hay mucha piedra. De hecho, en días de marea baja se puede andar por la roca desde el Peine de los Vientos hasta la isla de Santa Clara. The most elegant and family beach. On the left side there are lots of stones. In fact, in low tide days you can walk on the rock from the Peine de los Vientos to the island of Santa Clara.”