The congress sessions will be held at Kursaal Congress Palace in San Sebastián.
The author of this singular work, the prestigious architect Rafael Moneo, designed two cubes made of translucent glass as if they were “two beached rocks”, with the aim of “perpetuating the geography and , as far as it was possible, emphasizing the harmony between the natural and the artificial.
The building has been awarded with the Contemporary Architecture Prize Mies van der Rohe, the most important of those awarded in Europe, due to “the exceptional character” of the project and its “conceptual, aesthetic, technical and constructive innovation.”The Kursaal is the result of an ambitious project to equip Sebastian and Gipuzkoa with a modern and innovative infrastructure to house congresses and cultural events.
San Sebastian, known as “La perla del Cantábrico” is an elegant and beautiful city whose maximum exponent is La Concha Bay and in which good gastronomy is guaranteed with its 18 Michelin stars.
In San Sebastian the incentives make winks to a lively and unique Basque culture in the world. San Sebastián offers: three beaches, three mountains, an island and the Bay of La Concha (Best beach in Europe and Spain; and sixth best beach in the world, according to Tripadvisor Travelers´Choice 2017-2018-2019). In addition, it has been recognized as the Best European Destination (Expert’s Choice TripExpert 2018), a city made on a human scale, with 186,000 inhabitants, and elegant, well-maintained, quiet and safe capital..
San Sebastian is one of the destinations in Spain that attracts the most international congresses according to the International Association of Congresses and Conventions (ICCA) and the 7th statewide.Get more info about how to get there
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