Many are still reluctant to go on a trip alone, The vast majority of tourists are still quite wary of visiting a city without any type of company. Although it is not advisable travel to certain countries On your own, Spain is a perfect country to carry out an adventure of this type, and what better time to do it than during Holy Week.

There are many cities that would be perfect to spend a few days alone while exploring beautiful streets and visiting emblematic monuments, although there are few cities as impressive in Spain as Saint Sebastian. ‘La Bella Easo’ falls in love with Spaniards and foreigners alike, and it is also one of the safer places from the country. All this makes it the perfect destination to embark on your first solo adventure.

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San Sebastián: beauty, nature and gastronomy

Winter views of Mount Urgull and La Concha Bay, in San Sebastián.
Winter views of Mount Urgull and La Concha Bay, in San Sebastián.

San Sebastian is one of the jewels from northern Spain. The capital of Gipuzkoa stands out for its incomparable architectural beauty in every corner, and its extensive history means that its streets are full of spectacular buildings and unique monuments that any tourist should see with their own eyes, such as the Basilica of Our Lady of the Choir or the Cathedral of the Good Shepherd.

Also a mandatory stop is the spectacular Miramar Palace, an impressive English-style mansion built in the 19th century and from which you have stunning views of the Concha Bay, which without a doubt is one of the most special enclaves in the entire city.

Mount Urgull allows you to visit a rural and coastal environment at the same time.
Mount Urgull allows you to visit a rural and coastal environment at the same time.

A walk through the famous beach of the same name bathed by the Cantabrian Sea is undoubtedly a ‘must’ when visiting San Sebastián, and if you travel alone, lying on the sand for a few hours to contemplate the impressive landscape is, of course, a unique experience. And the wonders that the city offers are countless, so it is no coincidence that it is one of the best places to travel to in 2024.

From this beach you can see the impressive Mount Urgull, which dominates the entire bay and is also one of the symbols of San Sebastián. Crowning the hill stands the extraordinary Csplinter of la Mota, a military fortress from the 13th century which you can climb to see the city of San Sebastián in all its magnitude. When you go down the hill you can taste the exquisite gastronomy of the city, one of the best in all of Spain, in the numerous establishments and taverns that offer typical dishes from the area.

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San Sebastián is one of the safest cities

Another of the strong points of San Sebastián is that it is one of the safest cities in Spain, so traveling alone would not pose any inconvenience. The city of the Basque Country is the seventh least dangerous city of the country according to UNESPA, so you can calmly walk through its streets without having to worry about your most precious belongings.

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