Mercure Monte Igueldo
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
TripAdvisor Reviews Mercure Monte Igueldo San Sebastián - Donostia
Travel Blogs from San Sebastián - Donostia
... voyages. During the Industrial Age, steel production replaced fishing and agriculture as the mainstay of the Spanish economy. Tourism is now a strong economic driver in the area. The museum has great displays showing the evolution of the Basque but we particularly enjoyed a multimedia show where the actual church interior where we were seated became the theatre with images projected on the walls describing not only the history of the Church itself, ...
... br> Red Scorpionfish "UMAMI"
First time eating scorpionfish, I believe. The umami broth was a tad too salty for me by itself, but tasted perfect when scooped with the fish. On a side plate, ceviche and seaweed were served. The seaweed was from Japan and had been used in the broth. It wasn't as bold as the seaweed I'm used to eating, but that may have been the small portion. Defintiely soaked up every drop of the broth with my 12 seed bread.
... shorts, shoes, swimsuits, and almost anything else you can think of that have American flags on them. I understood why this was the first time I had seen a Spanish flag here, but when I saw that I also realized that while I have seen many Basque flags, I haven't seen nearly as many as I would see in the U.S. Basque people are very proud to be Basque, but they show their pride in a much different way than Americans show pride for being ...
Driving from Bilbao to San Sebastian (Donostia in basque) is a slow, winding and hilly road specially when you are stuck behind a semi. If you get a chance to pass the semi don't worry there is always another one.
There are really only two main attractions to San Sebastian the Beach and the old town. But to be fair it just has that "je ne sais quoi" going for it which makes it so attractive. The beach is ...
... we are learning! I am sure Cory and I will do better in Barcelona. We hope for some better weather there, especially now as I appear to be on the tail end of my illness - only sounding like a fog horn early in the morning and at night!! Looking out the window right now I don't hold too much hope though as it is still grey and overcast. Well at least I have heard it is sunny in Italy - I'll look forward to that! PS. We are in Barcelona now and it is gorgeous and sunny! Loving ...