Pasajes, Spain

Pasajes San Juan, is a small traditional Basque village located in the bay of Pasajes in a natural port 10 kilometres from San Sebastian, Spain.

San Juan is rich in fishing history and many famous adventurers are said to have set sail from here on their travels. It consists of one narrow street which winds its way through the village and ends in a beautiful cliff walk. The street is lined with lots of historical buildings, including the house where the well-known writer Victor Hugo lived.

The village is famous for its architecture with many of the older buildings directly overlooking the sea. The best way to see San Juan is on foot. Visit the small Plaza de Piedad and the larger Plaza Santiago with its characteristic fishermen houses.

Things to See & Do

* Plaza de Piedad
* Plaza Santiago
* Passages of Pasajes
* Fuenterrabia, another pretty Basque fishing village.
* San Sebastian

General information

Cruise Season – Feb to Dec
Currency - Euro (€)
Language – Spanish
Population – 40,000
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time –GMT/UTC plus one hour
International Country Telephone Code – +34

Port Location – The port of Pasajes is located in the Bay of Pasajes.

Transport Links- You can get to Pasajes by car, via Rentería, or by boat via San Pedro.

Walking is the best way to get around the village.

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