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Sitges - Costa Dorada

 

Sitges - Costa Dorada

Sitges is one most important tourist resorts on the Catalan Coast. It has managed to preserve its scenic ambience and its artistic and cultural heritage. This is why Sitges enjoys a year-round tourist trade that makes more than one believe that Sitges is a non-stop party. To a certain extent this is true, since the town has a calendar dense with cultural activities and festivals.
Its Carnival has achieved world renown (visit our Gay guide of Sitges), its old-car rallies have drawn throngs, as have the floral street carpeting during Corpus Christi, the International Festival of Fantastic and Horror Cinema, the Theatre...

 

 

 

 

Sitges - Costa Dorada

Sitges - Costa Dorada

In addition, Sitges is a city of museums, with such important museums as the Maricel, halfway between "Modernist" and "Historicist", the Cau Ferrat, which used to be a meeting place for artists, with its exhibition of forged iron and paintings by Santiago Rusiñol and El Greco. Other recommended visits include the Church of Sant Bartomeu and Santa Tecla, or the Vinyet Sanctuary.
The benign climate, the beaches, the picturesque streets and a bustling commercial area make Sitges one of the best places to visit year-round.

 

Don't leave Sitges without having tasted the 'xato' a local specialty.

 

 

 Our excursion in Sitges and our best addresses:

 

Cau Ferrat - Museum

Museu Cau Ferrat

Cau Ferrat Museum, used to be a meeting place for artists, with its exhibition of forged iron and paintings by Santiago Rusiñol and El Greco

Address : Fonollar
Opening hours : Open from Tuesdays to Fridays from 9h30 to 14h and from 16 to 18h. Saturdays until 20h and open Sundays morning
Phone : 938940364

Maricel - Museum

A Palace along the sea

Museu Maricel

Museu Maricel

The Maricel Museum, in Sitges, is located at an old hospital from the 14th century turned to a modernist style by the artist Miguel Utrillo. You will find paintings and sculptures from the 19th and 20th centuries.

Address : Carrer Fonollar
Opening hours : Open in summer from 9h30 to 14h and from 17 to 19h.
Phone : 93 894 03 64

 

El Peixerot - Restaurant

Since 1918

El Peixerot located in the Vilanova Port, 5 km from Sitges. This small restaurant offers you the cremal, a local specialty and the bull tonyna. Delicious local specialties in a port that is the 4th fisherman port in Catalonia.

Address : Paseo Marítimo 56
Phone : 93 815 06 25
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Deirdre (31 Jul 2016 - 09:36)
Sitges is a beautiful resort but for somewhere that is advertised as having great night life we have yet to find that. None of the pubs & restaurants have either music or dancing & coming from Ireland we love both. The main thing that everyone does at night time is people watch, can get tedious after a week.
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6 comments

  1. Sitges - Deirdre (31 Jul 2016 - 09:36)

    Sitges is a beautiful resort but for somewhere that is advertised as having great night life we have yet to find that. None of the pubs & restaurants have either music or dancing & coming from Ireland we love both. The main thing that everyone does at night time is people watch, can get tedious after a week.

  2. Atzavara Port - Miriam (6 Sep 2012 - 10:00)

    El millor restaurant del Port d'Aiguadolç!

  3. poop - arthur conley (28 Aug 2012 - 21:00)

    i think its poop place

  4. SITGES - pat & sand (22 Jul 2012 - 10:45)

    Le St Tropez espagnole sans le côté "bling" plutôt familiale. Le côté gay n'est pas dérangeant pour les enfants, c'est même sympa...La ville est chouette, les plages superbes et la mer extra. Pas de complexe hôtelier, que de petits hôtels et beaucoup de très belles villas modernes ou fin 19ème. Il fait bon se promener le soir sur le bord de mer à vélo et prendre un verre sur la plage...Possibilité de faire du jet ski (location au port). La vue d'une chambre sur la mer et le golf est top! Une petite ville cool...

  5. Sitges is a great place to spend your hols!! - Matilda (7 Nov 2011 - 13:00)

    Wow, what a fun and interesting town!! Really picturesque and great beaches as well. Really enjoyed my holiday here and had so much fun partying by night in the marina area and relaxing by day on the beach. I will definitely be back!!

  6. love Sitges.. A great place for vacations - piro (16 Dec 2010 - 15:00)

    Sitges is beautiful for vacation time. What a fun and many sightseeing to visit. See you next year again! kisses P!

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