Donostiartean

Location

The Kursaal is conveniently located (Avda. de Zurriola, 1 20002 Donostia - San Sebastián), for easy access and a short walking distance from the city’s most popular sights like the Old Town and Bahía de La Concha. It is also close to the city’s major hotels, restaurants and shopping areas.

Kursaal

The Kursaal Congress Center and Auditorium in Donostia / San Sebastián is a spectacular architectural jewel by Rafael Moneo facing the sea. It is the center of the city’s cultural life and where all congresses take place with more than 200 events and 500,000 visitors each year.

The Kursaal building is made of two translucent glass cubes and has several multipurpose spaces equipped with state-of-the-art technology.

It is a unique setting and the ideal place to hold the Donostiartean Art Night Market.

The Kursaal is conveniently located (Avda. de Zurriola, 1 20002 Donostia - San Sebastián), for easy access and a short walking distance from the city’s most popular sights like the Old Town and Bahía de La Concha. It is also close to the city’s major hotels, restaurants and shopping areas.

San Sebastián

Donostia / San Sebastián had already been a bustling center of culture with museums, galleries, public sculptures, exhibition centers and its world-famous festivals such as Zinemaldia, The International Film Festival, The Heineken Jazzaldia and The Musical Fortnight, among others, when in 2016 the city became The European Capital of Culture. Not to mention the region’s internationally-acclaimed cuisine, its culture and language, one of the oldest in Europe.

San Sebastián Tourism

Arriving

By bus

The city’s new coach station links Donostia / San Sebastián to other Spanish cities and parts of Europe.

There are also direct buses leaving from Madrid Airport (Barajas Terminal 4) to San Sebastián (duration: 5h 30 min).

By car

San Sebastián is also connected to France and Spain through a series of highways: A-1 (Madrid-Irun), highways AP-8 (Bilbao-Irun) and A-63 (París-Irun) and freeway AP-15 (Pamplona-San Sebastián).

Don’t forget your driver’s license, you must carry it with you in Spain.

By train

RENFE, the Spanish national railway company, offers long, mid and short distance trains.

The city’s train station, Estación del Norte, is located in the city center and links it to Spain’s major cities, like Madrid and Barcelona, as well as other European cities like Paris and Lisbon.

EUSKO TREN
San Sebastián also has a train service called Eusko Tren that connects Bilbao to Donostia - San Sebastián, running through the coast and stopping at coastal cities like Zarautz, and another line that joins Hendaia (France) and the French rail service SNCF, to Lasarte stopping at Donostia – San Sebastián (the train is affectionately known as the “Mole”).

SNCF
The French national railway company SNCF connects to other European capitals from its station in Hendaye.