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    One of the most visited areas of San Sebastian, if not the most, is the Old Part of San Sebastian. A place to get lost and where we can taste the best of Basque cuisine. But besides that, it is an area with a lot of history that you have to know thoroughly. First of all we have to know that is the area between the port and Urumea River and between Urgull Montain and Boulevard Avenue. As in many cities, the Old Part of Donostia is the beginning of the city of San Sebastián. Until 1863 it was surrounded by walls, which were demolished to build what we know today as the widening or the center of the city. Until then the city had only 15,000 inhabitants. Until then there is a date is marked to fire. It was August 31 of 1913, when almost all the houses were destroyed and burned during the War of Independence. A single street was saved and nowadays takes the name of this fateful date and that is one one of the famous ones. The neuralgic center of the Old Part of San Sebastian is the Constitution Square, where the City Council of the city was located until the 1940s. Today it is still an important point since there are important dates such as the 20th January, San Sebastian day and party in the city, or December 21, day of St. Thomas. Logically the two oldest churches in the city are also located in the Old Town. They are the Church of San Vicente and the Church of Santa María, and they are barely separated by 250 meters. The construction of the first one started in 1507 and the second one was finished in 1743. Nowadays, the Old Part is the gastronomic temple of the city with streets of obligatory visit like the Fermin Calbetón, the 31 of August, Pescadería or Puerto Street.
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    Is a beautiful apartment with spectacular views to the Cantabric sea, in front of Zurriola Beach.   THE APARTMENT Surface: 85 m2 Rooms: 2 Maximum guests: 4 Toilets: 2 BOOK NOW Is a long apartment... in one of the sides are the two bedrooms, one of them with its own toilet. In the other side, at the end of a long aisle, there is a beautiful living room with a picture window to the Zurriola beach. These views are beutiful during the day... but with the sunset... are spectacular!!! The rest of the apartment are the kitchen, totally equiped and the toilet that hace a shower plate to  movility reduced persons.   THE ZONE The apartment is in Gros neighbordhood, that is growing specially in gastronomic area... In Gros neighbordhood  is popular the pintxo-pote, on thursday evening.... some of bars offers pintxo and drink at very popular prices.   BARS AND RESTAURANTS TO VISIT: LA GUINDA: In Zabaleta street, there a terrace zone where we can find some interesting bars and restaurants. Stands up LA GUINDA, very good food of different cultures and surprinsing combinations of flavours. BODEGA DONOSTIARRA: A classic. Founded on 1928, offers traditional pintxos. Very recommended the tortilla done at the moment. TOPA: Directed by Andoni Luis Aduriz, with two Michelin Stars, is a tribute to the relations of basque Country and Sudamerica.   Keeping calm with the breeze.
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    Again, and they are some... Donostia has been internacionally recognized. This time are the european autorities... Donostia has received the Award of Europe 2019 because has spreaded the european values. The pluralism, the parlamentary democracy and the human rights defense are values that the council had have very present.   The act was yesterday, on 19th, in the council and the mayor received it from Kestutis Masiulis, the vicepresident of the subcommitee of the Europe Award. Also was Joseph O'Reilly, vicepresident of the parlamentary assembly and member of the subcomitee. In the act where 200 persons where there were parlamentaries of different countries and autorities of diffenrent cities that are unified with San Sebastian. The act also had a tamborrada with different companies of adults an childs Keeping calm with the breeze
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    San Sebastian... and Gipuzkoa province y being the stage of many international films and series. We are living a high time, because the cinematrografic industry has put its eyes on San Sebastian. The last case, the Woody Allen film, its name is not known yet, is being shooteing during the summer of 2019 in San Sebastian, is one more case that gives prominence to the city. During these years have shooted or are shooteing very famous films and series: Game of Thrones: Is the most famous case. The most success serie has use Zumaia to be the stage of Dragonrock. 8 basque nicknames: One of most successfull comedy was shooted in Zumaia and Getaria. Allí Abajo: The love history of a basque and andaluzian has been shooted in San Sebastian. Handia: (Big): About the Altzo giant... a inside town in Gipuzkoa. And there are also some films producing that are not released yet. Patria: A serie that tells the history of ETA. La Línea Invisible: a serie that also speaks about ETA, specifically about the origin and its first kill. Akelarre: A film about the the women that were accused of being witches in the XVII century. Another films shooted in San Sebastian: Desiré (1936) With Marlene Dietrich and Gary Cooper. Appears la Concha and Londres Hotel. Summer moon (1959) With Fernando Fernan Gómez and Tony Leblanc. The England Battle (1969): Shooted in Zarautz and Hondarribia. But the most importatn location is the Liberty Avenue in San Sebastian. 27 hours (1986) Shooted by Montxo Armendáriz and with a young Antonio Banderas. It won the The best film award in San Sebastian film festival Another films shooted in San Sebastian: The Mexican singer, The lost eyes, Papillon, Tell her with flowers, Ander eta Yul, The Basque ball, Zipi and zape.. and many more..
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    Walk in San Sebastian between its buidings is a great experience because of its architectonic wealth... in its streets we can see the different architectonic styles of XIX and XX centuries. In fact, the most of the city centre buildings are protected by law.. but also there are protected buildings in the other neigbordhoods.  Architectonic styles in San sebastian Belle Epoque: a lot of buidings are of this time. Is the french style. This style ins San Sebastian appears when the queen Maria Cristina started to come on hollidays to San Sebastian. And with her all the spanish aristicrazy. Os this style are, for example: the town hall, Maria Cristina hotel, La Perla building and many of buildings in the city centre. Neoclasicism: After the baroque, is the style that looks for the funcionality. Examples: Tha Good Sheppard cathedral and the Constitution square. Racionalism: the racionalism and the Bauhaus school are also present in San Sebastian. We have some examples of  this style in some buidings like Equitativa, and the famous Club Nautico...   Some of protected buildings Aldamar street: now there are the Pincipe Cinemas it was a theatre. Boulevard: is the music square of modernist style. Bretxa Building: It was emptied, there are still the four f originals facades, the main is of neoclassic style. Alderdi Eder park: In front of the town hall. It was bulded after 1910 it mains the scultures, the fonts and the tamarices. La Perla: La Perla building is the result of a reform of 1933 after the demolition of the original that was done in wood. Caseta Real de Baños: beside La Perla, there is a samll buiding of 1910. This was also made of wood and was for the royal family. Contitucion Place: Neoclassic style and is builded in 1824. Its simple style is as the same style as the other buildings in the Old Part. The public toilets in Easo Square: They are signaled by a column Gipuzkoa Square gardens: Done in 1877 by the municipal gardener, Pierre Ducasse. Stand out the metereologic system and the flower clock. Real Club Naútico: Very famous example of the racionalism architecture. Built in 1929... it seems a boat in the port. The lighthouse of Santa Clara island: Actually there is a project where is being emptying and there will be a big sculture inside. Easo street building: it was the firefighter station. There will be the council oficces. Guipuzcoano bank:  1900 building.... there is a small square in the access to the buiding. Stands out the cupola with the clock. Maria Cristina bridge: It was an example of the use of concrete in bridges. Maria Cristina Hotel:  Built in 1912, is with the Victoria Eugenia theatre an inseparable  group. Reina Regente gardens: there are just in front of Boulevard. There have been many works near and now is isolated. With italian style, stands out the elevated balcony. Victoria Eugenia theatre: Recently renovated... is with a Maria Cristina hotel an important architecture group. Justice palacde in San Martin street: Built in 1915 Zurriola Bridge: Built in 1921... stand out the rounded lamposts. Funicular building: started by the Maria Cristina in 1912. It has 312 meters and built  by the swiss company Von Roll Fonderie de Berne. Ondarreta Villas:  Near Ondarreta beach, there is aa villas zone. Many of them protected buildings. Igeldo lighthouse: Built in 1854, you can see the landscape from the terrace. Miramar Palace: It was the summer palace of the spanish monarchy. Beautiful palace of english style that see to the sea between Ondarreta and La Concha beaches. Tabakalera Builgding: Very big building (113X76 meters) recently reformed and converted in cultural centre. Euskadi square building: Building known as La Equitativa, is an example Bauhaus architecture. Built in 1930, located in the entrance of 1930. Tomas Gros, 5: We can let out of the list the building where the office of Always Easy.  
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    June is the month previus to the summer. Is the month when are the firsts bookings and when we see the firts results of all the work done during the summer. And... WE CAN BE HAPPIER WITH THE RESULTS! Airbnb makes quality and performance about the quality and yield of the apartments... is a comprehensive analysis where are the book ratio,  how many days have boon the stays, and, the most important, the reviews of our clients. And, in this moment where are in a very hig result... In this quality analysis are sized things like the veracity with the ad, the cleaning, the comunication, te ubication or the general quality odf the apartments. And in all the results we are better than the average of the market in San Sebastian. This results pass on the economic results like reserves, days of stance, etc. For the satisfaction of the owners of the apartments that we manage. Thanks, to the team work, we can say that, today, Always Easy is a reliable company if your tourist in San Sebastian and if you are owner.
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    There are hundred of reasons to visit San Sebastian to visit San Sebastian at any time of the year, but during the summer there is a week in which the city is transformed and in which the festive atmosphere reigns. It is due to the celebration of Jazzaldia, an international jazz festival that brings great internationally musicians to the city every year. Whether you're a jazz lover or not, the Jazzaldi is a good time to stay in Donosti. There are several points in the city where there are concerts every day. The best known is the stage of the Zurriola Beach, next to the Kursaal, but there is also music in the Trinidad Square, where the Festival was born, in the Victoria Eugenia Theater, in the San Telmo Museum, in the Nautical and in a lot of other places. The atmosphere that is lived in the city during the days that the festival lasts is always special. A festival that has been celebrated since 1966, which makes it the oldest in Spain and one of the oldest in Europe. However, it has been in the last 25 years when it has gained relevance, reaching 171,500 people in 2018. For the 2019 edition, which will be between July 24 and July 28, highlights the presence of artists such as Diana Krall or Jamie Cullum, Neneh Cherry or Joshua Redman. All of them will be playing on the same stage that have already seen artists like BB King, Liza Minelli, Van Morrison or Ray Charles. Every year in Always Easy we host people during the festival that enjoys some wonderful days in the city and we encourage all the people to come to the city.
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    There are many events and festivals for which people come to San Sebastian during the year. The San Sebastian International Film Festival, the Behobia / San Sebastián race, the Jazzaldi festival ... However, one is celebrated every year, which fills the city with youth and great sports atmosphere. This is the Donosti Cup, the international football base tournament that attracts to the city teams from many countries. A tournament that has been celebrated every summer since 1992 and that has grown every year until be the fourth largest in Europe. Last year the figure of 630 teams from 33 countries was reached. A number that hopes to increase in this edition. The teams are divided into categories, with 8 men and 4 women, and the matches are played in 30 different football fields in the province. All of them have field of artificial grass, being Zubieta, training ground of the Real Sociedad (the local team), the main football field of the tournament. This year's edition will be celebrated between July 7 and July 13 and the opening ceremony will be on July 8 at 10 pm. A one-hour show with music, dances, live performances, and the presentation of all participating countries. But not only come to the city the football players who will participate. Many teams come with the relatives of football players, which gives a special atmosphere and color to the city during the days of the tournament. In Always Easy we have the opportunity every year to host them in several apartments and like every year, we wish them enjoy the days they spend in the city.  
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    Tripadvisor has published the 2018 results of the cities and countried has turistic destinies. San Sebastian has been very good rated with the more than 33.000 opinions that has been published in the platform. Especially with the locations... the restaurants, also has been very good rated with the national average. The hotels and the touristic apartments are very good rated by the tourists that come to San Sebastian. In general they give a assessment of 4,18 on 5... better that the average of Spain (4,10) or France (4,04)... Especially very good rated the cleaning and the situation with 4,20 and 4,24. These ratings will be better in 2019 because of the legal offer of touristic apartments, because they will be more profesional. The restaurants also has been very good rated with a 4,08 on 5... a bit worse that the national average (4,09) but better than cities has Bilbao (3,95) or Santander (3,97). As point we have to improve is the quality-price relation (3,74) San Sebastian is a touristic referent, but we must to imporve because the ratings will be more and more fussy.. Keeping calm with the breeze
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    Like in every city, in San Sebastian many personalities of the city has gave their names to city street. Let's see some... Fermin Calbeton: politician that arrived to minister during the reign of Alfonso XIII. He was born in San Sebastian in 1813 and died in 1919... Freedom avenue and COnstitucion Place: When the dictator Franco died some of the names and places of San Sebastian change of names... like Avenida del Generalísimo and 18 of july place. Serapio Mujica: 1854-1941.  Echagüe general: He was a noble military born in San Sebastian in 1815... he was a gobernor of some colonies like Puerto Rico or Philipines... 31 of august: It mentions to the historic dat of 1813 august 31... when the city burned in the battle between french and English armies. Oquendo: Antonio de Oquendo and Zanategi was born in San Sebastian in 1577 and died in 1640. He was a outstanding military and marine. Carlos I: His reign between the years 1516 and 1556... He also was known as Carlos V... Pio Baroja: Famous writer of the known as 98th generation... Born in San Sebastian in 1872.  José Elosegui: Councilor and mayor of the city between 1902 and 1905. Sancho el Sabio: He was the king of Navarra during the years 1150 and 1194.  Tomas de Zumalacarregui: famous general. Bonr in Ormaiztegi in 1788 and died in Zegama in 1835. Blas de Lezo: Admiral from Pasajes (1689-1741). Famous because he had many war scars... he was one-eyed, immobilized arm, and only one leg. Juan de Bilbao: Franciscan from Salamanca.  Tomás Gros: The street where is the Always Easy office... he made possible the urbanization of the most near zone of Urumea river in Gros neighpordhood.  
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