Sitges : Why to visit her?

Sitges : Why to visit her?

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Discover in this article 8 good reasons to visit Sitges:

 

Only 30 minutes by car from Barcelona, Sitges is a city worth visiting! Its beaches, the sun, the sea breeze, nature and tranquility are idyllic and can be realized.  We guarantee you a unique and exceptional sensory experience!

 

1. Micro-climate of Sitges

Sitges attracts thousands of visitors at any time of the year. Its beaches or its events are one of the main reasons but not only. She attracts visitors for its very pleasant Mediterranean climate. More than 300 days of sunshine all year round, residents and tourists can come and enjoy a few days of the city at any time of the year.  Your holiday in Sitges will be a paradise to rest and enjoy the sunny weather.

2. Gastronomy

Sitges is a port village and this has a great influence on its cuisine. Thanks to her proximity to the Mediterranean Sea, she has a wide range of fish, seafood and rice dishes. Come and discover traditional dishes such as “Arroz a la Sitgetana” or “El Xató”. Discover the best restaurants in Sitges, on the Paseo Maritimo or in the port of Sitges. If you would like more privacy or an unforgettable romantic dinner, you can also order, in one of our luxurious villas, a paella at home prepared with care by a chef.

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3.The beaches

Sitges is also the sea air.  Beaches are one of the most important tourist attractions. It has a total of 17 beaches. Each of them has all the necessary services (shower, cabin, lifeguards, etc.). During the high season (from June to September), you will find different activities for adults and children. You can rent kayaks, sailboats, paddle boards… You will also find first aid courses for the youngest, aerobics, aquagym and sailing lessons.

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4.Culture and art

Sitges is the perfect place for those who love art and culture. You can visit the Cau Ferrat Museum. A former studio house of Santiago Rusiñol, one of Catalonia’s most important modernist artists, this building has become a museum since 1933. It is the most important museum  so do not hesitate to visit it! You can also visit the Maricel Palace, also one of the most emblematic monuments of the village.

5. Garraf Park

Sitges is a dream destination for those who love nature, excursions or discovering unique landscapes. She has one of the most important natural parks in Catalonia: the Garraf Park. With a surface area of 12,376 hectares, the park is full of activities. You can go caving, climbing, hiking or cycling. For the less sporty, you can simply take a walk and discover this magnificent park, relax and listen to the sound of birds and feel the breeze.

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6. Le Penedés: Impressive wine region

Only 15 minutes by car from Sitges, visit the various wineries, taste their wines and discover breathtaking natural landscapes. Let yourself be seduced by this unique territory!

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7.Modernist architecture

The village is architecturally marked. Indeed, she has a modernist touch. During your stay, you will discover several works by the great artist Santiago Rusiñol. His work also attracted other modernist artists of the time. Come and discover the emblematic houses of this current in the centre.

8.Events

Throughout the year, the village organizes events for all tastes. In addition to the carnival, she has been organising the international Barcelona-Sitges car rally since 1959.  Between 80 and 100 vintage vehicles and its owners dressed in the clothes of the time, the rally has become one of the most important events in Europe. During the Corpus Christi festivities in the spring, Sitges changes scenery. The inhabitants decorate the main streets with flowers. Between the scents and colours of the flowers, discover another facet of Sitges!

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At Weekly Villas, we make sure that you have the perfect accommodation during your stay in Sitges. Come and discover our Villas in Sitges, by the sea, near the Garraf Park in the middle of the mountains and nature. Enjoy your holiday ! Disconnect from the routine during your stay in Sitges!