Sitges has always been a place that has enthralled artists, tourists and general visitors from everywhere. For many, the secret is its light, as found by the painters, sculptors and writers who, in the late nineteenth century, settled in the town.

And is that nature has been generous to Sitges, which also has the privilege of being situated on the Mediterranean coast at the foot of the Garraf. Culturally, the legacy is extraordinary, art is alive and traditions are maintained with modernity. Sitges has preserved important medieval references and old farmers and fishermen, and provides visitors with an important architectural heritage. Furthermore, the villa enjoys a cosmopolitan character due to the heterogeneity of the population, where more than 70 different nationalities.

Now the XXI century Sitges is based on creativity, talent and innovation, but without losing the roots. Sitges wants is still a city that attracts and seduces.


“Sitges is a small town and clear.

But limited to the East Indies of the viceroys,

west to the coast and islands Romance

Greek, south to Andalusia and Morocco,

north with Mairie de Montmartre. ”

Guest Book of the sea. 1945

César González – Ruano

Did you know …

Sitges is:

35 minutes from Barcelona

25 minutes from Barcelona International Airport

35 minutes from the AVE station in Barcelona

45 minutes from Reus airport

45 minutes from the AVE station in Tarragona

1 hour from Girona airport


Sitges has 17 beaches that run along the coast of Sitges and each has its own personality and services necessary to provide all the amenities. There are small and quiet coves, wide beaches of fine sand very familiar, or urban beaches overlooking the historical center and situated on the seafront to which can be reached on foot.

Sitges also has three Marinas: Aiguadolç, Garraf and Port Ginesta.

Did you know …

Sitges enjoys its own microclimate, summers and mild winters with an average temperature of 18.7 º C and over 300 days of sunshine a year.


Sitges is the ideal setting for active tourism, as the sea and the mountains provide the best environment in which to conduct water sports, adventure, discovery of nature and to practice all kinds of sports. The Garraf Natural Park offers the opportunity to enjoy organized activities such as guided tours, workshops, and field observatories. It is also an ideal place for hiking, mountain biking or horseback.

Did you know …

In the Garraf Natural Park is the Palace Plana Novella, who hosts the Sakya Tashi Ling Buddhist monastery, which hosts workshops for meditation, relaxation, tai-chi, yoga … Plana Novella In the museum you can visit the heritage of a family of Indians and an exhibition of Tibetan culture.


Sitges has a long cultural tradition dating back to the modernist period. It is a cosmopolitan city that attracts people’s art and culture from around the world. Sitges offers Rusiñol legacy in Cau Ferrat Museum, has Maricel and Romantic Museum, Maricel Palace, the Casa Bacardi and Fundación Pedro Stämpli contemporary art.

Did you know …

Sitges has based its strategic future project on the economy of creativity, innovation and culture under the name Qualia Sitges. Creative Space Mediterranean.

Sitges cultural offer does not end with the spaces to visit, they do offer intense cultural activity throughout the year with exhibitions, activities, events and festivals, many grouped under the brand Sitges festival Vila. Stresses the Sitges International Film Festival of Catalonia.

Did you know …

Sitges offers more than 40 proposals a year, almost one for every weekend.


Walking through the streets of Sitges is to discover an interesting set of architectural gems and buildings. Era houses found Americans, citizens of Sitges that between the eighteenth century and the first third of the twentieth century emigrated to Cuba and Puerto Rico and imposing mansions built again.

New trends have also featured in Sitges icons.

Did you know …

Maricel Palace was built by American Custom American millionaire Charles Deering in 1910 on a group of fishermen’s houses.


Sitges live traditional festivals with great intensity and great participation.

Some of the most important celebrations is the festival in the month of August, Santa Tecla and the Harvest in September, Carnival in February, Vintage Car Rally Barcelona – Sitges in March, Corpus in June.

Another tradition is the castellera recovered, with performances from April to October.

Did you know …

The Sitges Festival, which takes place between 21 and 17 August in honor of St. Bartholomew, is declared of national interest by the Government of Catalonia?


The accommodation in Sitges is created to suit all tastes and all needs from large hotels built into international chains to small family-run establishments. Sitges has 10 hotels of 5 and 4 stars with a beachfront location or very close to the beach. These establishments enjoy complete facilities for both leisure and business.

Did you know …

Sitges has 4,953 hotel beds in 47 facilities, 1,915 beds in two places at campsites and 7,482 apartments.

Meetings and Incentives

In a unique environment that combines urban facilities more suited to the advantages of the Mediterranean coast, Sitges is the perfect venue for congresses, conventions and incentive travel. The Sitges Convention Bureau offers advice to the organizers, organizing inspection visits, assists in the nomination and offers promotional tourism material for delegates.

Did you know …

Sitges is an auditorium with capacity for 1,400 people and 1 convention center for 500 delegates.

Best Sitges: Shopping and gastronomy

Best Sitges is a quality mark that recognizes the member establishments Trade Club Tourism and Gastronomy of Sitges. Each of the partners has a “Best Sitges” on your window or window to be easily identifiable.


Trade is a fundamental part of tourism in Sitges, as it has a great variety and high quality. Most are small shops, with a friendly and unique products, fleeing the standard offer. Establishments are looking for originality and modernity. The main shopping area, especially dedicated to fashion and accessories, is located in the downtown streets.

Did you know …

Both the Tourist Information Office and other establishments Sitges sell original products. From jewelry to beach material, through books and t-shirts with their own designs.


Sitges offers extraordinary cuisine that puts the world renowned Mediterranean cuisine at one of its highest levels. Try the cuisine specialties Sitges, close to the sea, with fish and rice, as well as the famous xató, without forgetting the cutting edge of contemporary dishes proposals are authentic experiences unique to the palate.

Did you know …

The sweet Malvasia wine is typical of Sitges, made from the grape variety of the same name and listed as a bastion of SlowFood. Its production is done in the Hospital of San Juan Bautista.


To take a break, to see and be seen, or just to hang out, Sitges has a variety of cafes, bars and ice cream parlors of all styles and diverse environments that are shared by the different streets and squares. Facing the sea or in the very heart of the town, terraces are always attractive meeting places where capture everything that happens on the street and where approaching the life of the inhabitants of the municipality.

Did you know …

Has Sitges Paseo de la Ribera, “The Snack”, the establishment that gave name to all beach bar beach bars?


Sitges is considered one of the leading nightlife locations for the wide variety of local and supply. And recently, Sitges is undergoing a change by increasing their offer, modernizing and equipping of higher quality. Locals different focus areas such as the Old Town Street May 1, the waterfront and the Port of Aiguadolç.

Did you know …

The first Pacha Sitges world in 1967 was born in the hand of Ricard Urgell. Today the club still exists.


Sitges is the ideal setting for active tourism. The activities related to the sea and sailing can be developed by its 17 beaches and three marinas on its coastline, those related to the mountain in the Garraf Natural Park, and other disciplines related to sports facilities like swimming pools, football and rugby and sports. Sitges also has a golf course.

Did you know …

The Garraf Natural Park has an interpretation center where activities for the environment, including projects for people with disabilities.

Tourism Promotion Agency of Sitges

Tourism Promotion Agency of Sitges also provides direct care to visitors at the Tourist Information Office of the square of the station, which not only provides information of Sitges, but there is a shop with tourist services and products.


Tourist Information and Booking Centre

(+34) 938 944 251/902 103 428

Sitges Convention Bureau

(+34) 938 109 311

Product Club Best Sitges commerce and cuisine

(+34) 938 109 304

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