Sitges

Province: Barcelona
Shire: Garraf
Inhabitants: 28130
Extension: 43,8 Km2
Altitude: 10 m

Sitges, a municipality known by all for its carnival and festivals celebrating, is located in the Garraf. Currently, the fundamentals of the economy focused on tourism and culture.

The meaning of his name comes from sitja. A container sitja is dug into the ground which was used to store wheat, barley and oats. The origin of Sitges us to the IV-III century BC as they have found the remains of an Iberian settlement was established on the tip of the caves. At this time, Sitges and had great economic movement since, together with Olèrdola, exchanging products and Mediterranean Penedès through the port of Sitges, known as Blanca Subur. Currently, on top of the tip and where you installed the council found the Castle which was built on the foundations of the old castle, which correspond to the medieval period.

Various stately homes are preserved to give the city a special splendor, such as Dalmau House. Also, there is a trace of the modernist style which was reflected by the presence of James Rusinol and colonial buildings of the same style and designed by Sitgetans known as "Americans". For example, Santago Rusinol created in their study that was located on the beach of San Sebastian Sitges the Museu Cau Ferrat. Also, find the Museu Maricel in the old hospital and collections of Romanesque and Gothic and Romantic Museum located in the house Llopis.

In relation to their natural environment, Sitges has a very rugged relief and broken. Within its boundaries are 17 sandy beaches and its interior by the Garraf Massif. Both the coast and the interior allow the possibility of multiple activities, from walks and wildlife watching to excursions. Its natural landscape is dominated by reeds, white pine forest, scrub Winter heather and other shrubs.

As regards food, highlights the Xató and Malvasia.

Where to sleep

Masia Pairal

Sant Pere de Ribes (a 3.2 Km)

Masia Pairal is a typical Catalan manor house built over 250 years…

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Can Parès

Sant Pere de Ribes (a 6.5 Km)

Can Parès is an exclusive villa in the Garraf Natural Park and…

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Fundesplai, Cases de Colònies

(a 8.2 Km)

At Fundesplai, we manage 17 houses of colonies and hostels and 8…

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Cal Mingo

Olèrdola (a 9.5 Km)

Villa Barcelona Sitges. For vacation rental in Barcelona. It is an authentic…

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Let's Holidays Castelldefels and Barcelona

Barcelona (a 15.4 Km)

Let's Holidays complements the rental of their accommodations with a personalized and…

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Balneario TermaEuropa Playa de Coma-ruga

El Vendrell (a 24.9 Km)

Spectacular resort located near the sea to enjoy the marine environment and…

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Càmping Arc de Barà

Roda de Berà (a 29.8 Km)

Arc de Bara is a very familiar campsite 50 meters from the…

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Where to eat

Cal Pau Xic

Subirats (a 20.6 Km)

A restaurant lifetime. Catalan cuisine, home like before. Our goal is to…

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Bodega Miquel Jané

Font-rubí (a 25.1 Km)

Discover the world of wine in our complete viticulture and oenology courses,…

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What to do

Barcelona és molt més

Discovers that Barcelona is much more! Near Barcelona have a world of…

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Fundació la Granja

Sitges

Equitació Center, encourage the practice of riding between people with disabilities.

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Ocio Aventura Sitges

Sitges

If you want a great day, think no more, come to spend…

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Escola de vela adaptada

Sitges (a 1.1 Km)

nonprofit entity located in the Port d'Aiguadolç in Sitges. Its main objective…

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Turisme Baix Llobregat

Abrera (a 14.1 Km)

The Tourism Consortium means a great opportunity to improve the quality of…

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Can Bruna Escape Room

Vilafranca del Penedès (a 15.2 Km)

Aventrura, mystery, drama, excitement... find all this and more in Can Bruna,…

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Celler Albet i Noya

Subirats (a 16.4 Km)

A visit to the winery, an electric bike ride, a breakfast between…

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Centre d'interpretació de l'aviació republicana i guerra aèria

Santa Margarida i els Monjos (a 16.2 Km)

The CIARGA (Interpretation Center for Republican Aviation and the Air War) is…

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Events

Esperanto in Subirats

23/10/2021 ...

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Transhumance Fair in Santa Margarida i els Monjos

21/10/2021 - 24/10/2021

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Guided Visit to the Castle of Subirats

06/11/2021 ...

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Route through the medieval town of Torre-ramona in Subirats

14/02/2022 ...

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Last Defense of Barcelona Interpretation Center in Subirats

16/02/2022 ...

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