Peine del Viento, San Sebastian - Donostia

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Landmark · Tourist Spot
Watch the waves crash over the modern iron sculptures created by famous Basque sculptor Eduardo Chillida at Peine del Viento. Built at the western tip of the Bay of Biscay between 1975 and 1977, the three-piece installation marks the end of the promenade around the bay, giving you a sense of destination once you have arrived there. With frequent winds churning up the Atlantic Ocean, you stand a good chance of catching a lively display of churning water around the sculptures. Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for San Sebastian - Donostia using our trip planner.
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  • I don't know about you but there is something about being close to water and seeing its power. These sculptures and the sea crashing into the rocks are majestic, you can also stand above one of the...  more »
  • Right at the top end of the promanade you will find these unusual sculptures. Amazing how the have been forged into the rocks.  more »
  • Such a beautiful place to visit at any time of the day and season. If you make it when the tide is up, water shoots out of the blow holes in the floor. The sculptures were a delight to view. Paid parking is close by, along with few restaurants.
  • This is a beautiful area where you can enjoy playing with the waves. Highly recommended if you have kids as it's pretty safe and they will definitely have fun with the wave holes and the sprays. Very good parking located nearby. For a windy day make sure you're fully waterproof!
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