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Mountain Climbing in San Sebastian

Tranquil San Sebastian is as picturesque and stunning as Spain gets, with its gorgeous coastline and magnificent buildings proving the perfect gateway to the mountains of the Basque Country.

San Sebastian is known throughout the world for its incredible coastline, unbeatable food and drink, stunning architecture, and its unique and proud Basque culture. Just outside this superb city are some truly special mountains and hills, with each providing gentle and easy peaks to climb, with many overlooking the ocean on one side and the lush green valleys and fields of the Basque Country on the other. Choose from our selection of mountain climbing trips in San Sebastian, and you won’t be disappointed!

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There are many reasons for choosing Mountain Climbing in San Sebastian

San Sebastian is one of the most famous tourist destinations in Spain, with its renowned La Concha Bay and truly special buildings and architecture drawing people in from all over the world. There are several nearby mountains and hills such as Urgull, Mount Ulia, Mount Adarra and Lgeldo that provide inspiring views over the city and surrounding countryside.


Good to know:

Country Code





Spanish, Basque

Best time to visit

March-November, to avoid the worst of the cold in Winter


Cool Summers and mild Winters, with Summer averaging 20-25 degrees celsius and Winter averaging 12-15 degrees celsius. Consistent rainfall throughout the year

How to get there

Flights to Bilbao Airport from major European hubs, and then a subsequent 75 min car/bus to San Sebastian. Drive along the N-1 from Madrid and the A-63 from Paris. Trains from Madrid, Barcelona, Paris and Lisbon

More info about Mountain Climbing in San Sebastian:

San Sebastian often serves as a gateway to the rest of the Basque region, with other popular cities such as Pamplona and Bilbao easily within reach. The local people are fiercely proud of their Basque culture, heritage, customs and traditions, so try and learn more about it before you arrive. San Sebastian receives an above-average amount of rain compared to the rest of Spain, so please pack and wear appropriate clothing to prepare for this

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