Sitges has long been a place that has captivated artists, tourists and, in general, visitors from everywhere. For many, the secret is its light and the 300 days of sunshine a year, as noted painters, sculptors and writers who, in the late nineteenth century, settled here.
Nature has been generous to Sitges, which has the privilege of being located on the Mediterranean coast at the foot of the Garraf.
Culturally, the legacy is extraordinary, the art is alive and traditions are maintained with modernity. Sitges preserves important references from the medieval and ancient fishing village that it was, offering visitors an important architectural heritage.
The XXI century Sitges is based on innovation and creativity but never losing its roots.
Sitges has 13 Blue Flag beaches which certify the quality of their infrastructure and services. We found small and quiet coves, wide beaches of fine sand very familiar, or urban beaches overlooking the historic center and situated on the seafront to which can be accessed on foot.
The accommodation in Sitges is tailor-made for every taste and every need, from large international chains composed hotels to small family-run establishments.
Through the website www.sitgestur.cat can make reservations.
As for the food, the sweet Malvasia wine is typical of Sitges, made with the grape variety of the same name and listed as a bulwark of Slowfood.
Sitges has a variety of cafes, bars and ice cream saloons of all styles and backgrounds, which are distributed through different streets and squares.
Arriving to Sitges
Sitges is a town in the province of Barcelona is the Garraf region in the Spanish Autonomous Community of Catalonia. The town is situated on the Mediterranean coast, 36 km south of Barcelona and 50 km north of Tarragona.
– The C-32 motorway connects Sitges with Barcelona in 30 minutes and with Tarragona in 45 minutes. From Vilafranca accessing the AP-7, in the north, reaches the Jonquera and connects with the motorway network in Europe, and south, with the rest of Spanish motorways.
– The road C-31 (Costas del Garraf) also joins Barcelona and Sitges, freeways, but with curves.
– MonBus is the company which maintains regular line between Sitges and Barcelona, with a stop to the airport. With departures every hour from Barcelona and after five minutes of every hour from Sitges.
Information MON-BUS (0034) 93893706; www.monbus.cat.
There is also a night bus Barcelona-Sitges by tmb N30.
– Intercity Train (Rodalies Renfe; Line C2, Granollers-Vilanova). Approximately every 15 minutes a train from Barcelona (Sants Station) to Sitges in 30 minutes. From Barcelona Sants there are daily trains to the rest of Spain and Europe.
– Less frequently, Renfe regional train connects Sitges and Tarragona in 50 minutes.
– Barcelona International Airport, El Prat, is 28 km (25 minutes) from Sitges. Operate the vast majority of airlines. There are daily flights to other cities in Spain and other European cities and elsewhere.
Every thirty minutes there are trains that connect Sitges Station with Prat de Llobregat where you can catch a train that goes to the airport. The same route can also do the opposite.
Mon-bus company has a regular daily service buses that stop at the airport in Barcelona, T-1, every 30 minutes. www.monbus.cat
By road, the airport connects with Sitges through the C-32 or by the C-31.
– At airports of Reus (67 km, 45 minutes) and Girona (135 km, 1 hour) low cost airlines operate.
– Sitges has three marinas where boats can access the following dimensions:
Length Beam Draft
Port of Aiguadolç 26 m 6 m 2.80 m
Port Ginesta 25 m 7 m check
Puerto de Garraf 20 m 5.5 m 3 m
– Barcelona has an important harbor with regular ferries to the Balearic Islands and Italy.
Transports in Sitges:
Urban Bus (2 lines):
08:00 to 21:00 on weekdays and from 09:30 to 21:00 on Saturdays and holidays. About every 30 minutes.
938941329 | 938943594 www.taxisitges.com