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San Sebastian Tourist Train
Activities in San Sebastián

San Sebastian Tourist Train

  • English English
  • 40 minutes

San Sebastian is a unique, beautiful corner of northern Spain. The most entertaining and comfortable way to see it is from a train carriage. You'll discover why everyone falls in love with this city and its famous Concha beach.

San Sebastian Tourist Train

The tourist train of San Sebastian begins its journey in the heart of the city, on the Paseo de Salamanca avenue, at one end of the Kursaal Bridge. From this point, you will enjoy brilliant views of the Cantabrian Sea and the Urumea River, before we depart towards the Old Town.

Along the journey, you will witness some of the landmarks and places that make this Basque city a favorite tourist destination. We will pass along the Bay of La Concha, which is regarded as one of the most beautiful urban beaches in the world. We will also see the Island of Santa Clara, another of the picture postcard landmarks of the capital of the Guipuzcoa province.

From the carriages, we will also see the famous Mount Urgull, from where spectacular views of Donostia can be obtained. We then pass the Miramar Palace, a British-style building that was the summer residence of the Spanish Royal Family in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. We continue into the city center, where we pass the Cathedral of the Good Shepherd, the Victoria Eugenia Theatre and along the picturesque streets before returning to the starting point.

Every passenger on this two-car train will have access to a multilanguage audioguide with entertaining descriptions of the landmarks that you can see along the route.

You can consult the route map of the tourist train via the following link:

Times and frequency

  • Low season is from 1 November to 16 March: Saturdays and Sundays from 11 am to 5 pm, departing every hour.
  • Midseason is from 17 March to 30 June and from 18 September to 29 October: from 11 am to 7 pm, departing every hour.
  • High season is from 1 July to 17 September: from 10 am to 8:30 pm, departing every 45 minutes.

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protection and safety, to help avoid the spread of Covid-19. Specifically, the provider of this tour will apply the following measures:

  • Tours or activities will not consist of more than 25 people per group.
  • A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.
  • The use of masks is obligatory. The client must bring their own mask.
  • Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.
  • All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.
  • All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear gloves throughout its duration.
  • Disinfected radio units will be provided, and headphones will be single-use.
  • Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.
  • The temperature and wellness of all those taking part in the service will be monitored daily, excluding and maintaining in quarantine any who display fever or symptoms.
  • The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.
  • Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.
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Price

Adults Children from 5 to 12 years old Children under 5 years old
Tourist Train
US$ 5.80
US$ 3.50
Free

Tourist Train

  • Adults

    US$ 5.80
  • Children from 5 to 12 years old

    US$ 3.50
  • Children under 5 years old

    Free

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Duration

40 minutes.

Language English

The tour includes audio commentary in English.

Included

Individual headphones for each participant.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

Digital voucher

We will send you a voucher that you can show on your phone to take part in the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

Accessibility

Yes

US$ 5.80
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.

Meeting point

Paseo de Salamanca, at the end of the Kursaal Bridge