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Weather Averages for San Sebastian in September
Averages for San Sebastian in September
September in San Sebastian sees temperatures
begin to decline by a couple of degrees, but it is still incredibly warm and pleasant, and there are plenty of things to do around the town.
The Euskal Jaiak Festival takes place in the middle of the month and celebrates everything related to local Basque culture. There is plenty of street entertainment, live music and traditional food and cider.
The beautiful Bay of La Concha is the focus for many water based events during September.
The first two Sundays of the month see boat races take place in the Bay, with competitors being whittled
down to a final eight to compete for the prized flag of La Concha.
Surfers will enjoy the Nixon Surf Challenge, with people coming from all over the world to take part in the competition on Zurriola Beach.
And the La Concha Bay Swimming Race at the end of the month sees swimmers tackle a race along 1800 metres (5905 feet) of coastline.
The final two weeks in September are when the world famous San Sebastian Film Festival rolls into town. The festival is one of Europe’s most important and is Spain's answer to Cannes.
Over the years, names as diverse as Woody Allen and Bette Davis have attended the festival – so head down to do a bit of celebrity spotting during the nine days of screenings attended by world famous directors and film stars.