San Sebastian: Hidden Parks and Palaces Walkabout
- Small group
- Duration: 3 hours
Your tour begins with pickup at your hotel in San Sebastian. After a short 1.5-hour drive, you will arrive at the Royal Palace of Olite, where you will have 2 hours to explore this fascinating site. Following the castle visit, you will head to Pamplona where you will first sit down for a 2-course meal for lunch. Following this, you will begin sightseeing to some of the most famous spots of the city, including the running of the bulls path (where the world wide famous San Fermin festivities take place, the city hall square and the cathedral. After a day full of activities, your tour will return back to San Sebastian where you will be dropped off at your hotel or any other spot of your convenience.
Your tour will begin in the neighborhood of Egia, a recent corner of San Sebastian. From there you will head up to Cristina Enea, a hidden gem just 15 minutes of the town center. Walking along this park you will discover a palace that holds a love story, as well as numerous peacocks which live freely inside the city. You'll then cross the river and head up to the main residential neighborhood of Donostia, Amara. There you'll go through the main aspects of the day-to-day life of the locals and the modern Basque society. It is an incredibly complex territory, but is so enchanting that you may just risk wanting to stay and live there like guide does. After walking around Amara, you’ll head up to Aiete Park, which is one of the biggest parks in town yet one of the most unknown. You'll see immense trees, a hidden cave, and a palace where the most loved and hated personalities of the country...
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