13 days in San Sebastian - Donostia & Salamanca Itinerary

13 days in San Sebastian - Donostia & Salamanca Itinerary

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San Sebastian - Donostia
— 9 nights
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Salamanca
— 3 nights
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San Sebastian - Donostia

— 9 nights

Pearl of the Cantabrian Sea

As one of the anchoring cities of the beautiful Basque Country, San Sebastián boasts a trendy, cosmopolitan vibe while still harboring a relaxed, coastal charm.
Change things up with these side-trips from San Sebastian - Donostia: San Juan de Gaztelugatxe (in Bermeo), Bilbao (Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Room Escape Games, &more) and Parapente Bizkaia (in Sopelana). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at La Concha Beach, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, learn about winemaking at Bodegas Tritium, and wander the streets of Parte Vieja.

To plan San Sebastian - Donostia vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

If you are flying in from Portugal, the closest major aiports are Bilbao Airport, Santander Airport and Zaragoza Air Base. In September, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Salamanca.

Things to do in San Sebastian - Donostia

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Beaches

Side Trips

Salamanca

— 3 nights

Golden City

Salamanca is one of the most visited cities in Spain.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Museum of Art Nouveau and Art Deco Casa Lis, get a sense of history and politics at Universidad de Salamanca, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ieronimus, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at New Cathedral (Catedral Nueva), and finally contemplate the long history of Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor de Valladolid, then make a trip to La Rana de Salamanca, then steep yourself in history at Casa de las Conchas, and finally make a trip to Plaza Mayor.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Salamanca trip maker website.

Traveling by car from San Sebastian - Donostia to Salamanca takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from San Sebastian - Donostia in October since evenings lows in Salamanca dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Salamanca

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip