San Sebastian
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4.4/5.0 (121 reviews)
El Aula Azul, San Sebastian
Average student rating for this school was the best or in the top 20% among all schools in Spain
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Located right in the city centre of San Sebastian, just a few steps away from La Concha beach. More

Quality of teaching:4.6/5.0
Social activity and excursion program:4.4/5.0
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Tandem, San Sebastian
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Located in a brand new building in Gros, a trendy and lively district less than 15 minutes from the old town and just 5 minutes from the Zurriola beach.  More

Quality of teaching:4.6/5.0
Social activity and excursion program:3.8/5.0
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San Sebastián Escuela Internacional, San Sebastian

Located just 10 minutes from the beach in modern premises in the centre of San Sebastian. More

Quality of teaching:4.5/5.0
Social activity and excursion program:3.8/5.0
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Study & Live in your Teacher's Home, San Sebastian

Over 2000 qualified teachers in 30 countries all over the world are associated with the school organisation. 'Study & Live in your Teacher's Home' offers you the unique opportunity for a full... More

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San Sebastian: The basque city of San Sebastian is located in the northeast of Spain, close to the French border. Curled around the Bahía de La Concha rests the most pintoresque of Basque cities which is also a popular beach resort. San Sebastian is known for its Basque cuisine and pintxos (tapas) and restaurant district near the port.

Key Facts about San Sebastian

Population: 186,000

Time zone: +11h. (GMT +1)

Region: Basque Country, Gipuzkoa

Currency: EUR (1 EUR = 1.1420 USD)

Name of city in Spanish: San Sebastián

San Sebastian quality of life rating:

4.8/5.0 (121 reviews by our former students)

Visa: Nationals from USA do not require a visa to study short term courses up to 90 days. Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.

Cost of Living:

  • Big Mac price (Spain average):3.63 € (18% cheaper than in USA)

    Mains electricity:

    • Plug Type C
    • Plug Type F
    • Residential voltage: 230 V
    • Frequency: 50 Hz

    Arrival Airports

    San Sebastián (EAS) - 15 km. from San Sebastian city center

    Public transportation to city center:

    Every 60 minutes, 17,00 €, 75 minutes.

    Main stops: Airport Loiu Bilbao, San Sebastián

    Taxi: 35 €, 20 minutes drive to city center of San Sebastian

    Direct international flights from:
    • United Kingdom: London Luton
    Biarritz – Anglet – Bayonne (BIQ) - 40 km. from San Sebastian city center

    Public transportation to city center:

    Every 30 minutes, 3,00 €, 25 minutes.

    Main stops: San Sebastián Airport EAS - Irún, Gros - San Sebastián

    Every 5 minutes, 30,00 €, 70 minutes.

    Main stops: Biarritz Aéroport, Saint-Jean-de-Luz, Hendaye, San Sebastián

    Taxi: 60 minutes drive to city center of San Sebastian

    Direct international flights from:
    • Ireland: Dublin
    • United Kingdom: London Gatwick, London Heathrow, London Stansted, Southampton
    Bilbao (BIO) - 75 km. from San Sebastian city center

    Public transportation to city center:

    Taxi: 163 €, 75 minutes drive to city center of San Sebastian

    Direct international flights from:
    • United Kingdom: Bristol, London Gatwick, London Heathrow, London Stansted, Manchester
    • Ireland: Dublin

    Weather in San Sebastian

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    Events in San SebastianBest time to take a language course in San Sebastian


    San Sebastian's Day
    San Sebastian's Day

    20 Jan. 2019The city celebrates its eponymous saint boisterously and loudly with a Tambourrada. More than 125 companies of drummers march in uniform through the city streets, each forming its own parade.


    Heineken Jazz Festival
    Heineken Jazz Festival

    Jul. 2019Known as Jazzaldia, this is Spain's first and foremost jazz festival and they always have a fabulous roster of both international and national artists. It includes free and paid events, there are indoor and outdoor stages presenting a wide variety of musical styles.

    What to do in San Sebastian

    San Telmo Museum
    San Telmo Museum
    La Concha Beach
    La Concha Beach
    Mount Igueldo
    Mount Igueldo
    Mount Urgull
    Mount Urgull
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