Parte Vieja, San Sebastian - Donostia

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A collection of bars that regularly fill with visitors and young people sprung up in Parte Vieja during a tourism boom at the end of Franco’s dictatorship. Most of the neighborhood is dominated by 19th-century architecture built around the same time the walls surrounding the area were demolished. Take a tour of the fishing and recreation port, where you'll see a row of distinctive houses lining the front wall of Urgull mountain. The view of the houses from the port makes for a striking photo. Consider trying the fresh catch-of-the-day at one of the seafood restaurants. Use our San Sebastian - Donostia trip planner to visit Parte Vieja on your trip to San Sebastian - Donostia, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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