Sitges, a cosmopolitan and multicultural town
Sitges is a town that invites you to relax as you stroll through its charming streets or along the wonderful seafront promenade. You can opt for some peace and quiet or make the most of the lively nightlife. Sitges has everything you need for a great holiday: beaches, a natural park to explore, nice shops, bars, clubs, restaurants and cafés to watch the world go by. It combines innovation and tradition with festivals that offer an explosion of colour and light. Thousands of people come to Sitges all year round to enjoy the beaches and take part in its various festivals. It is a cosmopolitan town well known for its atmosphere of freedom and tolerance; one of the best Gay Pride festivals takes place here.
If you decide to give the beach a miss, you can shop in some of the many trendy boutiques or small, traditional shops. You will find a huge variety of restaurants offering all sorts of cuisine to suit all budgets, both in the centre and on the seafront.
Sitges, superbly located
Nestled between the Mediterranean and the Garraf Natural Park, Sitges enjoys an unbeatable location. Situated just 35 km to the south of Barcelona, it boasts excellent transport connections to the airport and the city of Barcelona (by train, bus or car).
Sitges, essence of the Mediterranean
The town has 17 beaches stretch along 18 km of coastline, offering all sorts of services, such as sun loungers, parasols, chiringuitos (snack bars on the beach) and the chance to try out several water sports. As for the weather, Sitges enjoys 300 days of sunshine per year and an average temperature of 18.7º C (65ºF).
Sitges, a town of culture
The colourful carnival, the world-famous Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia and the traditional International Vintage Car Rally are just some of its most well-known events. Others include the Gay Pride Festival, the Patchwork fair and, last but not least, the main town festivals in August and September. These two festivals are especially recommended, including the breath-taking fireworks display that takes place on the beach. As you can see, there is always something going on in this lovely town!
Sitges, a town for partygoers
Sitges is home to a vibrant nightlife scene with a wide variety of bars and nightclubs, many of which are gay friendly.
Sitges, a town brimming with history
Sitges was described in documents dating back to over 3,000 years ago as Blanca Subur, a village of sailors and fishermen. Today, it’s a town brimming with history and culture. There are three museums which are well worth a visit, along with several art galleries and venues where concerts and other events are held. Sitges has long been a place of inspiration for artists and painters who have set up their studios and made themselves at home here.