The San Telmo Museum, inaugurated in 1902, is the oldest in the Basque Country; today it is reintroducing itself and its new objectives. Working from the basis of its funds, almost totally related to Basque society, San Telmo has been renovated to become a Museum of Basque Society and Citizenship.
Interesting pieces of Art and local history items. The building itself is interesting.
This is the main museum in San Sebastian, it has been recently renovated and has a gorgeous gothic atrium. Definitely worth a visit. And you are next to he bars of the parte vieja too! // Principal museo de la ciudad, ha sido renovado recientemente y cuenta con un atrio gótico precioso. Merece la…
“The one & only Aquarium in town, it is situated in a beautiful spot in the fishing Port just worth the visit. You will also learn about the ancient legends of Basques and whale hunting. // El aquarium de la ciudad está en una ubicación inmejorable. Aprenderás sobre la cultura ballenera de los vascos. ”
“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”
“The Victoria Eugenia theatre is one of the city’s most iconic buildings. Its doors opened in the year 1912, and it became the stage for San Sebastian’s most important cultural events. “Teatro” Victoria Eugenia Teatro Victoria Eugenia San Sebastian Victoria Eugenia In 1995, it was decided that the building required complete refurbishment, one of the main reasons being the need to meet new health and safety and fire regulations. Following over 6 years of deliberations, renovation work began in 2001, and was completed in 2007, six years later. This delay in the work was the result of a range of funding issues, but these were eventually resolved. Since this massive overhaul, the Victoria Eugen”