Reasons To Visit San Sebastian
Situated in the Basque Country along the northern coast of Spain, San Sebastian is a beautiful city known for its many scenic views and exciting outdoor activities. One of the things that should be at the top of your itinerary is to venture up Monte Igueldo to enjoy spectacular views over the city, although those looking for a more challenging hike should take the trip up to the statue of Christ. There are plenty more adventurous activities to enjoy in the region including surfing out on the ocean or taking a kayaking trip. Those traveling with children will find many exciting activities for all the family such as a visit to the Monte Igueldo amusement park or spending a day at the aquarium.
Arriving In San Sebastian
San Sebastian Airport is located around 20 km away from the center of San Sebastian and handles regular flights from Madrid Airport and Barcelona Airport as well as seasonal flights. If you are looking to travel from the UAE to San Sebastian, you will not be able to travel directly but you can make a transfer at Madrid Airport.
San Sebastian Airport is a small airport but still offers some basic amenities to meet the needs of travelers including an on-site cafeteria where you can grab a bite to eat. In addition to this, the airport has its own VIP terminal where you can wait for your flights in privacy and luxury. When your flight has touched down at the airport you can find buses available to take you into San Sebastian if you don’t want to pay for a private taxi. At the airport there are a few internationally recognized car rental companies operating on site, so anyone looking for their own vehicle can easily arrange this once you have touched down.
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San Sebastian Travel Information
As Spain is within the Schengen Area, UAE nationals flying to the country need not worry about applying for a visa for stays of up to 90 days. Once you are in the country you will need euros in order to make purchases, while the country is three hours behind the UAE.
* This information is correct as of January 2018
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