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Sitges is a lovely town, a seaside resort some 35km southwest of Barcelona in Catalunya, Spain.

Sitges has one of most vibrant and hippest gay scene on the coast. The beaches are very colorful and fun! The city which overlooks the Mediterranean has large avenues, narrow streets, a museuum and the gorgeous beaches of Costa Dorada/Golden Coast

Get in

From Barcelona: You can get there by train or by car. The easiest way is by the Spanish Railways (RENFE [1]). The journey by train from Barcelona costs €3.00, and takes around 35 minutes. Direct trains leave from Passeig de Gràcia or Sants stations - from Plaça de Catalunya a change is required at Barcelona-Sants. There are four trains an hour - two fast trains and two stopping trains.

By car, there are two routes - either via the C-31 (a local road which winds its way around the cliff faces) or the C-32 (a toll motorway). The C-32 is recommended for speed and safety, however it costs around €5, while the C-31 is free.

By Air, the closest international airport is Barcelona/El Prat de Llobregat(BCN) airport (Sitges is accessible by train, changing at El Prat de Llobregat). Reus/Tarragona(REU) airport is an alternative,for regional flights (Sitges is accessible by train changing at either Sant Vicenç de Calders or Vilanova i la Geltrú).Girona/Gerona(GRO) airport is over 125 km in Costa Brava.

Get around

Walk or taxi cab, it is a charming small city.

See

Do

Major Events


Buy

Local souvenirs;catalan/spanish music {Serrat};spanish/valencian music{Camilo Sesto}. In Sitges (unlike nearby Barcelona) all of the shops are allowed to open on Sundays. You will find a wide range of fashion stores around the city. Several of them carry top brands. Pedestrian streets on the city center get quite crowded on Sunday afteroons with tourists and people from Barcelona buying. Be aware that several shops on the afternoon open just after 17:30 and stay open untill 21:00.

Eat

Drink

The streets near the waterfront are filled with street cafes. Local youngsters gather on the beach after nightfall.

Sleep

Barcelona, Lloret de Mar, Tarragona, Lérida/Lleida, Valencia, Castellón/Castelló, Alicante/Alacant, Alcoy/Alcoi, Benidorm, Girona/Gerona.

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