Monte Urgull, San Sebastian - Donostia

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Appreciate panoramic views of San Sebastián and La Concha beach from the top of Monte Urgull. Originally used as a military lookout, the mountain now serves as an urban park and features several historic structures, museums, and scenic vantage points. Tour the 12th-century castle that sits atop the mountain at almost 250 m (800 ft) above the city. Climb the castle towers for the best views of the Jesus monument overlooking the beautiful bay. Walk down to the city center through the historic port, where you can stop for a fresh seafood meal. Before you head to San Sebastian - Donostia, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly San Sebastian - Donostia trip itinerary maker, to make sure you see all that San Sebastian - Donostia has to offer, including Monte Urgull.
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  • August 20, 2017
    It was disappointed that there is a bus that goes to the Castle, right in the big week, when the city is filled with visitors, including people with disabilities, regularly remove this service.
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  • August 20, 2017
    The day visited him there was a race, what was grace climb with all the calm of the world as others ran. The ascent is pleasant and not required to be in shape. The views are beautiful and at the top there is a very interesting free Museum.
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  • August 20, 2017
    Several option to go up, by bus, kable car, own car and walk. Very nice view of the bay and San Sebastian. But at the end, a lot of children playground, with children it must be fun.  more »
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  • This little mountain worth to be "climbed"! The view on the bay, the city and the atlantique ocean is amazing :) The view on the fortress is not the best one! I really advise you to go to the south view point on the top of the mount...
  • Great views
  • Our favorite place, hurried up not in is a small hill in the 123 m above sea level. Mota Castle, Christ the Redeemer, the Concha Bay views, such as how many times they would never get bored. It is recommended!
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  • One of the most beautiful sites of the city. Worth a climb to see the views magnificent.
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  • Super nice
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