Destination guide

Travel to historic Gipuzkoa

Enjoy the history and other features of Gipuzkoa. This walkable and welcoming city is known for its beaches, restaurants and bars. Take in top local attractions like Monte Igueldo and Concha Beach. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Sightseeing in and around Gipuzkoa

Do you want to discover top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Gipuzkoa a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Monte Igueldo (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Donostia-San Sebastian Aquarium (14.8 mi / 23.8 km)
  • Wowpark (26.3 mi / 42.3 km)
  • Ibardin Aventures (26.9 mi / 43.3 km)
  • Zuasti Club de Campo (29 mi / 46.6 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Gipuzkoa

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Gipuzkoa is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Hendaye Beach (25.5 mi / 41 km)
  • Concha Beach (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Monte Urgull (15.1 mi / 24.2 km)
  • Pagoeta Natural Park (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Uzturre (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Zarautz Beach (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)

How to get to and around Gipuzkoa

The nearest airport is in San Sebastian (EAS), located 24 mi (38.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Vitoria (VIT), which is 33.5 mi (53.9 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Tolosa Station, Zarautz Station and Beasain Station are the main stations in the city.

Where to stay around SS?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 786 holiday lettings near SS. From 110 Houses to 105 Cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near SS for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in SS?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in SS. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • San Sebastián: 636 holiday homes
  • Hernani: 564 holiday homes
  • Hondarribia: 525 holiday homes
  • Pasaia: 539 holiday homes
  • Hondarribia Beach: 594 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in SS! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in SS?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in SS with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • San Sebastián: 636 holiday lettings
  • Hernani: 564 holiday lettings
  • Hondarribia: 525 holiday lettings
  • Pasaia: 539 holiday lettings
  • O単ati: 29 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to SS?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in SS are:

  • San Sebastian Airport (EAS): 702 self catering accommodations
  • Biarritz Pays Basque Airport (BIQ): 6,431 self catering accommodations
  • Vitoria Airport (VIT): 84 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in SS?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in SS. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Hondarribia Beach: 594 holiday rentals
  • Gros: 677 holiday rentals
  • Monte Urgull: 680 holiday rentals
  • Casino Kursaal: 682 holiday rentals
  • Parque Aiete: 683 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around SS listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.