SAN SEBASTIáN

San Sebastián, a beautiful coastal city set in a natural amphitheater facing the sea, has been crowned the Pearl of the Cantabrian Sea. The city also is a haven for the world's foodies. The birthplace of Basque cuisine, the city boasts more Michelin stars per square meter than anywhere else in the world and its pintxos, the Basque word for tapas, are credited as being the best in the country. From copious seafood restaurants to the most delectable bite-sized pintxos, the city truly is a world-class gourmet destination.