The town of Sitges is situated on the Mediterranean Sea coast in the province of Barcelona (Catalonia) in the east of Spain just to 40 km away from Barcelona city. With a population of about 30.000 inhabitants, its exceptional warm climate during all the year round due to its favorable geographical location and its 4 km of beautiful sandy beaches make Sitges an ideal holiday destination in Spain. Moreover, Sitges also has a lot to offer in the way of culture, gastronomy, sport, water sport activities, festivals, cultural events for people who like enjoying its excellent cuisine, lively atmosphere, activities for children, leisure and outdoor activities. In fact, Sitges attracts a lot of visitors every year from all over the world and never loses its own unique charm.
Sitges is also known for its Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia, the Barcelona-Sitges Vintage Car Rallys and its Carnival Celebration amongst others as well as its museums and its old neighborhood are also worth visiting. The “Arroz a la Sitgetana” (Sitges style rice) and Malvasía (wine) are the best products known in Sitges.
Nowadays, hotels, restaurants, cafes, terraces, clubs, pubs, bars, shops have managed to keep their traditional styles and makes Sitges goes on being a tourist destination of the highest quality in Spain where in a modern town as Sitges, which has a vivid nightlife, local people and visitors are usually open-minded. One thing is certain, nobody will never get bored in this town.
Other touristic places to visit in Cataluña
– Castelldefels: Castelldefels is located on the Mediterranean Sea coast of Catalonia, just to 18 km away from Barcelona city.
– La Pineda: With only 3,000 inhabitants, La Pineda (Vila-Seca) is a small town located in the north-east of the Iberian Peninsula, at Tarragona Province.
– Salou: Salou is a reference for the holydays of Spring and Summer in Spain.