Sitges is a town about 35 kilometers southwest of Barcelona, in Catalonia. It’s popular worldwide for its Film Festival and Carnival.

Located between the Garraf Massif and the sea. And it is popular for its beaches, nightspots, and also its history.

Sitges History:

Roots of Sitges’ artsy reputation date back to the late 19th century. Catalan painter Santiago Rusiñol lived there during the summer. The town became famous in the 1960s, still under the dictatorship of Francisco Franco. Became popular as “Ibiza in miniature”.
 
Nowadays t is a popular destination for gay and lesbian travelers, therefore, it has become one of the most gay friendly places in the world.

Economy:

Based on tourism and culture, offering more than 4,500 hotel beds, half of them in four-star hotels. Was the site of the annual Bilderberg conference held in June 2010.

 35% population is from the Netherlands, the UK, France, and Scandinavia. Whose children attend international schools in the area.
Called the Saint-Tropez of Spain, property prices approached the most expensive European cities.
The main reason is its location, by the sea and the surrounding Parc Natural del Garraf. Proximity to Barcelona-El Prat Airport is also a major advantage.

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Beaches:

It has 17 sand beaches. Four of them are in the east: the first one called Les Botigues at the beginning of the coast, next to the beaches of Castelldefels and the other three are following the coast of Garraf (Road C-31). One of them is Garraf village beach.

There are eleven beaches in the town and two to its west, which are difficult to access.

All the eastern and urban beaches have flags indicating the state of the sea and most of them have quality diplomas and blue flags awarded by the European Union.

There are three main nudist beaches located in Sitges. One of which is Platja dels Balmins, the second nudist beach is Platja d’Aiguadolç, both of these beaches are frequently used by all members of the community. The third nudist beach is Playa del Muerto, which is more populated by the gay community. Platja dels Balmins and Platja d’Aiguadolç are on the eastern side of Sitges while Playa del Muerto is on the western side of Sitges and is more difficult to reach.

Terramar Sitges Beach
Terramar Sitges Beach
Sitges Beach
Sitges Beach

 

Museums:

Museu Can Ferrat - Outside
Museu Can Ferrat – Outside
Museu Can Ferrat
Museu Can Ferrat

 

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