Located in northwestern Europe next to the French border, San Sebastián is a medium-sized city that is now also much appreciated for its knowledge and science.
Heading up the Basque Bayonne San Sebastián Eurocity, it boasts an unbeatable cultural offer all year round, and is the venue for some major international events.
In economic terms, its innovation is accompanied by its retail and tourist sectors.
1 International Film Festival to rival Cannes or Venice. 1 Jazz Festival, one of Europe´s oldest. 2 official languages (Basque and Spanish) and 2 names (Donostia, in Basque, and San Sebastián, in Spanish), but only one adjective for its inhabitants: donostiarra. 3 beaches: Ondarreta, La Concha y Zurriola, the best for surfing, with the best waves. 4 universities (UPV-EHU, Deusto, University of Navarra and the Basque Culinary Center) where engineering disciplines account for 30% of syllabuses. 16 vocational education and centres and 18 Michelin stars in the general area. 237,37 hectares of parkland, providing an average of 18m2 of green space per inhabitant.