Located along La Concha Bay in the city of Donostia-SanSebastian. It is 1.35 km long and 40m wide. It is a sandy beach where the in coming tides of tens wallow up thes un bathing area for beach goers. It is considered to bean urban beach and enjoyed by a great many people.
There is good pedestrian access as well as excellent public transport in addition to under ground parking.
It is excellently located at the mouth of the Urumea River and faces the Bay of Biscay. The building's architect, the celebrated Rafael Money, designed two translucent glass cubes to serve as 'two rocks washed as hore'. The building is the fruit o fan ambitious project which the city of Donostia-San Sebastian and the province of Gipuzkoa financed in order to provide modern and innovative infrastructure for conventions and culturale vents to beheld.
Practically everybody who was anybody in the world of jazz over the past 47 years has been included in the program of the International Jazz Festival, with all sorts of styles and varieties. More than 2.000 musicians have played in San Sebastian, many of them on more than one occasion, and among them we find the main figures from the world of jazz of the last decades. Therefore, the history of the Festival runs parallel to the whole history of modern jazz itself. The following is the video summary of the 2011 edition.
Designed by the American architect Frank O. Gehry, the Guggenheim Bilbao Museum is located along side the Nervion River next to the colossal La Salve Bridge, one of the main entrances into the city of Bilbao. The building has over 11,000m 2 of display space distributed among 19 galleries.
Inagured on Febuary 19th 1999. The Euskalduna Conference Centre and Concert Hall is a very unique building; one of the flagships of the Bilbao of the 21st century.
Designed by architects Federico Soriano and Dolores Palacios as a vessel permanently under construction that stands in a dock on the site of the former Euskalduna Shipyard, the Conference Center received the 2001 Enric Miralles award at the 6th Biennial Spanish Architecture.
It is a 53.000m2 multi-purpose centre that stands in the heart of the city of Bilbao designed to host many different kinds of corporate, financial, institutional, social and cultural events.
He has already spent a quarter century since the festivities were published in Bilbao.
Since then, the festive offer has multiplied and improving every year; Participation and general harmony with the event grows each year develop.
Deba's Santiago Beach is situated on the west coast of Gipuzkoa, next to the river's estuary of the same name. It is 400 metres-long and covers Lapari Beach, 80,000m2 in all.
The beach has golden and fine sand, and its heavy swell attracts much attention, as it is open to the sea, and it is perfect for walks along the shore or along the three promenades surrounding it.
Besides, whoever drops by this beautiful beach will be able to practice sports such as windsurfing, canoeing and surfing. One of the Basque Coast's biggest waves can be found on Deba Beach. A right-hander known as Sorgin–Zulo, extremely powerful and which is surfable up to 15 ft . Its sand and rock bottom makes it even more dangerous. On days when the sea is not so big there are various peaks along the length of the beach and closer to the shore, which depending on the state of the seafloor can provide good sessions. There is a local surf club.
This small cove is located between Deba and Zumaia. Like the close Mendata or Elorriaga beaches, it is ideal for nudists and for those who look for landscapes one hundred percent natural.
Itzurun Beach is one of the most spectacular areas. Its huge and the vertical cliffs and the limestone walls that reach the 150 metres of slope will attract visitors, where they will be able to admire a geological phenomena called flysch caused by the erosion of the sea throughout the years.
Itzurun Beach is 270 metres long, and has golden sand and heavy swell. It is located close to the urban area of Zumaia. Water sports lovers will have the chance to practise different activities, such as surfing, canoeing or bodyboarding. There are right-hand and left-hand waves that vary depending on the tides. The western part of San Telmo Beach requires a higher level of skill because of its sand and rock bottom. At high tide here a wave forms close to the shore that bounces off the cliff and creates excellent ramps for bodyboarders.
There is a bar where meals are offered in summertime. A few metres further visitors will find a seawater therapy centre with unbelievable views.
Built along the house of birth of St.Ignatius of Loyola, the baroque-style Loiola Basilica is a grand religious complex with a circular floor plan, which was built in the 17th century in honour of the most universal Basque of the mall, St.Ignatius of Loyola, the founder of the Society of Jesus(Jesuitorder).
Ekain Cave, known for its cave paintings dating back to the Magdaleni an period belongs to the town of Deba but located just 1.5km from the town centre of Zestoa from the quickest access route is to be found.
In the area around Ekain we can find several Magdalenian sites: the important Urtiaga and Ermitia sites, las wellas the Aitzbeltz, Agarre, and Errallasites.
The shrine of Santa María de Itziar is extremely old. The church was first mentioned in the 8th century, and was subsequently reformed in the 16th century. Its single nave is of a distinctive width, with no intermediate columns, and divided into three rectangular sections.
The cave of Aizako Zuloa (Aixa) and dolina can be found near the hamlet of Pagatza, at the bottom of a depression. This cave, with over 12 km. of galleries, is considered one of the largest in the Basque Country.
The waters collected by this dolina, which has an almost tropical micro-climate, enter through the mouth of the cave and run into the Deba River near the 'puente de hierro' (iron railway bridge).
Next to the idyllic hill Larrazkanda, populated centenarian beeches, is the summit of Otarre. From here you can envisage a broad and magnificent view; To the North the coastal strip from Matxitxako to Biarritz. To the South, the Sierra de Aitzgorri, Karakate ... To the East, Peñas de Aia, Jaizkibel, ... and in the foreground Izarraitz massif.
The valley of Lastur, located in the municipal area of Deba is a picturesque, abrupt valley of Karst origin, approximately three and a half kilometres in length.
The origin and formation of the valley of Lastur were caused by the erosion of the karstic ground, which brought about the proliferation of dolinas (circular depressions in the ground), pools, springs, caves and numerous fissures.
The stream of Lastur flows along part of the valley floor, before disappearing under the ground and leading through the subsoil of the valley to join the River Deba at Sasiola. It is possible to walk along this slope following the old water duct, which has been turned into a sign-posted walk - PR-GI44 (Deba-Lastur).