San Sebastian Hop-on Hop-off Tour San Sebastian, Spain

San Sebastian, Spain 1 day Electronic Voucher

Look at San Sebastian from a different point of view. Hop on a double-decker bus and discover the highlights of the city.King Sancho el Mayor of Navarra is said to have founded the city of San Sebastian around 1180. The city's unique geographical location with a port, made it an ideal military stronghold. To fortify itself Mount Urgull was converted into a castle armed with artillery to defend the region. This is one of the reasons why the region has seen several wars and experienced many sieges during the 15th and 16th centuries.

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What will you find?

In 1721, San Sebastian saw a battle between the English and French. After occupying the region for three years the French were defeated and finally withdrew after the signing a peace treaty. In 1808 Napoleon's troops again occupied the walled city, which was reduced to ashes after an intense battle with anglo-portuguese troops.

The survivors, with great will power set out to rebuild the city. The city got more attention when Queen Isabel II first visited the city in 1845 and the city began to grow. With street lighting, telephones, water and other infra structural facilities being developed, the city expanded and attracted visitors from all over the world. Although the 19th century saw more Carlist wars, San Sebastian still prospered. In 1863 San Sebastian was named capital of the Gipuzkoa province. The role of the city changed, the walls were demolished, the focus was more on commerce, the city became a popular tourist destination and spa resort, the economy boomed and San Sebastian became the most cosmopolitan city in Europe.


Additional Info

- Confirmation will be received at time of booking


Voucher Info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


What's included

- Hop-on hop-off tour


What's excluded

- Entrance fees
- Gratuities (optional)
- Food and drinks, unless specified


Departure Time

From March 15 to November 15
11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm, 5pm, 6pm, 7pm,  8pm, 9pm

Valid from the time of first use, for the consecutive days selected.


Departure Point

You may board and disembark from the bus at any of the stops on touring route around the cityTeatro Victoria EugeniaTownhall-Alderdi Eder gardensPlaza


Duration

1 day


Return Details

You may disembark at any of the stops


Operates

Daily


Reviews & Ratings



  1. Good overview of the city.
  2. A hop on hop off with a schedule - the times are posted at the bus stops - and they are on time! San Sebastian is a bit too big to walk so this is perfect. Highly recommend
  3. the tour was very good
  4. excellent tour with very helpful lady driver gave a good overview of the city
  5. Very informative tour and good value for money. It was raining all the time, which dampened the experience.
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Tour code: 348411ESSBUS

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