The French poet and writer Victor Hugo fell in love with Pasaia during his stay there in 1843.
Gipuzkoa is in itself a place packed with traditions, history, art, etc., making it the perfect place to visit museums of different kinds and subject matter. From museums dedicated to hugely important artists such as Chillida and Balenciaga to smaller yet no less interesting options such as the one dedicated to Victor Hugo in Pasajes San Juan, or others with specific themes for the younger members of the family.
The San Sebastian Diocesan Museum, housed in the Sagrada Familia (Holy Family) Churchbuilding in Amara, exhibits a collection of Basque religious sculptures, paintings and articles in silver and gold dating from the 17th to the 21st centuries.
Traditional music is one of the pillars of culture in the San Sebastian Region.
She was the first woman to receive the National Painting Prize in 1959 for her work Un paisaje de Arráyoz.
The Tolosa International Puppet Centre is the only one of its kind in Europe.
Create, create and create! After 90 years as a tobacco factory, in 2015 Tabakalera opened its doors as an International Centre for Contemporary Culture.
Chillida-Leku is the fulfilment of that dream, a place to discover the trajectory of the artist from San Sebastian.
Eduardo Chillida made his enormous sculptures at a workshop in Legazpi.
Opened in 1902, San Sebastian’s San Telmo Museum is the oldest in the Basque Country.
Cultural site, conceived, planned and created from 1910 to 1920 by Basque painter Ignacio Zuloaga (b. Elgeta 1870).
Always adapting to the local circumstances and mimicking the surroundings, Antonio Oteiza's work can be found across the world.