San Sebastián, Spain
Situated on the coast of the Cantabrian Sea and at the foot of the Pyrenees, in the north of Spain and only 20 kilometers away from the French border, San Sebastián, Spain shows the perfect contrast between sea and mountains. It is a city where you can easily walk and fall in love with each of its corners. Everything is so close; you do not need more than being in the mood to reach it.
Imagine at the end of a lesson you could go straight to the sea, take a walk along the Bay of la Concha or go surfing at Zurriola Beach. Your days in San Sebastián will be unique and fun-filled, while learning Spanish in TANDEM.
The city is the perfect combination of tradition and modernism. San Sebastián, Spain has fantastic architecture that mixes perfectly with the life on its streets, full of people, in an indescribably energized atmosphere.
San Sebastián is a city full of culture. Many famous events recognized worldwide are held in the city during the year; The San Sebastián International Film Festival and their the Jazz Festival just to name a couple.
In addition, San Sebastián has great gastronomy. Not only for the 16 stars in the famous Michelin Guide – three of its most famous restaurants have the highest score – but also it is the perfect city for pintxos, typical tapas of the area. Or sample a wine, before ending the day barhopping at some of the old town cafes or at a disco along the Bay of la Concha.
From San Sebastián it is easy to go surfing, visit Biarritz or Mundaka, climb in the Pyrenees or discover the route of the Camino de Santiago. Along the way taste the best wines of La Rioja, or simply enjoy a full immersion into Spanish life in the charming city of Bilbao.
TANDEM San Sebastián proposes 6 top experiences in San Sebastián, Spain
“In the Parte Vieja traditional pintxos are elevated to haute cuisine in miniature”
Playa de Zurriola
“The hot spot for surfers in San Sebastián”
Perla Thalasso Sports Centre
“At the turn of the 19th century, this spa was considered to be fit for kings and queens”
“The Kursaal is one of the city’s most beloved, and noteworthy buildings”
Hotel Maria Cristina
“A wonderful example of belle époque architecture”
Peine del Viento
“The sculpture is the work of the famous Basque artist Eduardo Chillida”
Discover San Sebastián and learn Spanish at the same time!
Since 1987, TANDEM San Sebastián, a Spanish language school, has been committed to linguistic and cultural training. Students develop Spanish communication skills with TANDEM’s dynamic and effective classes. Located close to the old town, and just 100 meters from the sea, it is the perfect place to learn Spanish in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.
City hopping with TANDEM International
We offer combined Spanish courses in different locations. You can start your Spanish course in TANDEM San Sebastián, Spain, and continue in one of our partner schools in Madrid, Granada or Santiago de Chile.
Do not hesitate to contact us for more details about our discounts for combined courses!
When traveling to Spain, there is an energy unlike any other place on earth. Amazing wine, flamenco dancing, and breathtaking beaches and home of Pablo Picasso, Goya, Joan Miró and Salvador Dalí. Learn more about Spain and what its culture has to offer.
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