Popular Accommodations in Sitges
Highlights in Sitges
- seaside resort
- Fine sandy beaches
- Garraf Nature Park
- museum landscape
- Big Carnival
Most popular in Sitges
Vacation rentals in Sitges
The popular seaside resort of Sitges is not only an attraction for people looking for a relaxing beach holiday, but the town also has a beautiful historic centre with many narrow lanes lined with bars, shops and pubs. If you would like to experience the vibrant life of this Spanish town up close, then a centrally located apartment in the middle of Sitges is the ideal starting point. The advantage of such a vacation rental is that despite its location in the historic centre of the village, you will soon reach the palm-lined, kilometre-long promenade and the beaches. Most of the apartments have a large terrace from which you can enjoy the view of the old town and the sea.Find architecturally interesting holiday homes
Many of the vacation rentals you will find in Sitges are not far from the beach or even have direct access to the sea. In Sitges there are also some Art Nouveau houses that characterise the townscape. For example, rent a magnificent 20th century villa or a beach house with a large garden and private pool. Some landlords provide free bicycles to rent with your holiday home, with which you can explore the Garraf Nature Park.
Holiday in Sitges
Location and orientation
The town on the Costa del Garraf is located between the towns of Vilanova i la Geltrú and Castelldefels, about 36 kilometres from Barcelona. This pretty seaside resort offers direct access to numerous beaches and borders on the limestone mountains of the Garraf Nature Park.
Travelers and Activities
In Sitges the sun shines more than three hundred days a year. In addition, from your holiday apartment in Sitges you can reach a total of 17 beaches shortly. In the village, the fine sandy beaches, supervised by lifeguards, offer shallow access to the sea. There are also a few small bathing bays just outside Sitges.Hiking and cycling in the nature park
If you would like to spend your holiday in the great outdoors, then the Garraf Nature Park, with its numerous paths and paths, invites you to extensive hiking or cycling. There you will find a unique flora and fauna as well as a view of the sea. You can also take guided hiking tours through the nature park. In addition, the coast with its beaches invites you to take miles of walks.
Sitges is a particularly hospitable city, which is why the world-famous carnival Anthé Homosexuell Pride takes place here every year.
Top travel tips
Visit the museum landscape in the Sant Juan district. It consists of the Maricel Complex, which is as interesting as it is artistic from an architectural point of view, and the Cau Ferrat Museum. The Marciel complex includes the Maricel Palace, the Rocamora House and the Maricel Museum. This is an architectural ensemble that can be classified stylistically between the Catalan Neuocentisme and the Modernisme.2. big street spectacle at the carnival
For more than a hundred years, always in February or March, a big carnival has been celebrated in Sitges. The beginning of the festivities is always the women's carnival, during which the arrival of King Carnestoltes is celebrated. In addition to traditional dances in the streets, a typical dish, Xatonades, consisting of omelette and salad, is eaten during carnival. The crowning glory of the festival is the "Parade of Destruction" on Tuesday evening, in which more than 40 boats at sea and thousands of visitors to the city take part.3. typical catalan food
The traditional speciality of Sitges is Xato, a dish consisting mainly of endive salad, tuna, anchovies, cod, aubergines and black olives. Add a sauce of chilli, garlic, almonds and other spices. An omelette is served with the salad and "coca de llardons", a typical Catalan cake, is served as dessert.