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Overview

A cosmopolitan, lively, gay-friendly destination, Sitges really is a gem on the Spanish Costa Dorada. Suitable for families, couples and groups this place will guarantee relaxation and fun. Sitges is home to beautiful sandy beaches and lots of museums which gives this bohemian, chilled out resort an edge that will please any culture vulture here on holiday but there’s also a wild side to this resort with its entertaining nightlife and bars.

Beaches

Wild a mild climate all year round, visitors to Sitges have plenty of time to explore the 17 beaches around the area. Some sandy stretches have an urban vibe with others being secluded and quiet – perfect for the romantic couples out there. Saint Sebastian is the most popular around Sitges and with its 1100-metre stretch of golden sand and clear blue sea perfect for swimming, it’s easy to understand why.

Food and Drink

Like most other resorts in the area, the food is a variety of traditional and international. However, the drink is where this resort really comes into its own. From classy cocktail bars to all-night clubs, Sitges certainly knows how to have a good time. You don’t have to go wild though - sangria can be enjoyed alongside an evening meal and local wines from the surrounding villages make a big appearance on restaurant menus.

Things to Do

Apart from living the beach life, make time to take in the cultural heritage of this ex-fishing town. With decorative, mansion-style buildings on the 3km promenade and cobbled streets in the town, Sitges certainly isn’t just a pretty exterior. You can also take a tour of the wine regions or, if you like white rum, head to Casa Bacardi where you can learn about the family behind the famous rum.

Location of Sitges

Key Facts

  • Language: Spanish
  • Currency: Euro
  • Time Difference from UK: 1
  • Flight time: 2 hours
  • When to go: April - October

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