The coastal town of Zarautz stands just 15 kilometres from Donostia–San Sebastian. Its beach is one of the longest in the Basque Country and one of the most popular surf destinations in Europe, attracting hundreds of aficionados who come to enjoy its fine waves and magnificent setting. If you like water sports, Zarautz is the perfect place for you. Founded in the thirteenth century as a whaling town, its medieval quarter contrasts with the coastal areas, much in demand among tourists. Zarautz is also a delight for the palette, with an extensive range of restaurants on offer.