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Santa Clara Island, San Sebastian - Donostia
Categories: Islands, Nature & Parks
Santa Clara Island is located in San Sebastian, Spain, in the middle of the bay of Donosti. It is located between the two most importants mountains of the city, Urgull and Igueldo.It measures 400 meters across, and rises to a height of 48 meters, with steep sides. It is difficult to walk to because of the rocks.The island has a small beach which only appears with low tide. There is a small bar and a small port. Despite the small size of the island, the beach has a lifeguard service because a lot of people go to the island in summer. The port of Santa Clara is connected by ferry, running every 30 minutes, with Donostia.The island has an uninhabited lighthouse.Wildlife and plantsThe island supports a range of exotic species including: Tamarix gallica (French tamarisk)Chamaecyparis lawsoniana (Lawson's cypress )Arundo donax (giant cane)Populus nigra (black poplar)Betula celtiberica (birch)Ficus carica (common fig)Robinia pseudoacacia (black locust tree)Ligustrum ovalifolium (oval-leaved privet)Euonymus japonicus (Japanese spindle)Geranium robertianum (herb Robert)Pteridium aquilinum (common bracken)Trifolium reptans (clover)Crithmum maritimum (rock samphire) Animals include the Iberian wall lizard as well as gulls, the European shag (Phalacrocorax aristotelis) and the common guillemot (Uria aalge).To visit Santa Clara Island and get the most from your holiday in San Sebastian - Donostia, create itinerary details personal to you using our San Sebastian - Donostia trip itinerary builder.
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