Castillo de la Mota, San Sebastian - Donostia

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#4 of 9 in Historic Sites in San Sebastian - Donostia
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  • It is located in Monte Urgul, a short distance from the old town. It is the Mota Castle which left a trace of military features. The castle dates back to the 11th century. I was able to learn about the history of San Sebastian.
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  • This is a nice climb that leads to some stunning views of San Sebastian. We enjoyed it so much that we visited twice. There is also a bar on the way, which is great for a quick pit stop and a pint in ...  more »
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  • The hike all the way up can be a little challenging (even more during sunny summer days) but it is so worthy! I have been in San Sebastian so many times and this is one of my favorite places. The view... is just BREATHTAKING. The museum at the top of the hill is very interesting (free access) and you can see almost every corner of the city and the whole bay of La Concha from there. Don’t hesitate and take a couple of hours to go to the top and enjoy this not so crowded place! A true hidden gem!
  • Wonderful experience for our family- a lovely walk up cobblestone walkways and meandering green paths. The museum and castle are a fantastic place to learn a bit about the local history too! Probably a bit steep in places but a great for tiring out little ones looking for adventure! Total time walking up wandering around and walking down with two little ones 3.5 hrs.
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