The capital of Guipuzcoa starts its festivities with the traditional cañonazo shot from Alderi Eder gardens and the interpretation of the song "Artillero". The Main Week of San Sebastian takes place every year in the week of 15th August, from Saturday to Saturday, and on 2017 will take place from the 12nd to the 19th of August.
At this time, the city of San Sebastian dresses in its best and some of its most emblematic points become the scene of activities such us concerts, Giants and Big-heads groups, horse races and exhibitions of herri-kirolak (rural sport from the Basque Country). Together with the International Competition of Fireworks, the musical performances and the classical swimming crossing from Getaria to San Sebastian play an important role.
Undoubtedly, this is one of the best times in the year to visit San Sebastian. Buy now your bus ticket to San Sebastian from cities such us Barcelona, Lleida, Pontevedra, Salou, Tarragona or Vigo among others. If you prefer you can also ask for information about our private service or rent a car with us to plan the travel yourself.San Sebastián