Living in San Sebastian and the Basque Country

Discover who we are, how we live and how we enjoy our city.

THE CITY

San Sebastián (Donostia in Basque, and officially Donostia-San Sebastián) lies in Northern Spain.

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LIVING HERE

The people from Donostia-San Sebastián are calledDonostiarras. They like to spend time with family.

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ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES

This guide is intended to help researchers coming to and settling in Guipúzcoa.

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EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM

The Department of Education, Research, and Universities of the Basque Government is the agency ...

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LOCAL LANGUAGES

There are two official languages in Donostia-San Sebastián. They are Spanish and Basque.

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TRANSPORT

Donostia-San Sebastián is easily accessible by air, road, or rail from the main Spanish cities ...

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COMMUNICATIONS

In Spain, as in most EU countries, there are two basic models when buying a mobile phone ...

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LEISURE

Donostiarras enjoy sport and the city responds effectively to the demands of its residents.

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CALENDAR OF SOCIAL & CULTURAL EVENTS

The city of Donostia-San Sebastián can boast of a vast cultural tradition mirrored in a host of major ...

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ECONOMIC ENVIRONMENT AND EMPLOYMENT

Donostia-San Sebastián is a service-oriented city focusing in the tertiary sector.

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