Sant Bartomeu Church SitgesWelcome to our local, independent, mobile-friendly site, full of what’s on in and around Sitges – reliable, useful and up-to-date information including Sitges news, reviews, events, festivals and other attractions throughout the year!

Whether you live here, are passing through or planning a holiday we have all you need to enjoy the best of Sitges, with complete listings for all the major events – from Carnival to Gay Pride, Corpus Christi to The International Film Festival and much, much more!

For all Sitges many, many other festivals, events, fiestas and celebrations, sitges247.com has it all!

Sitges – sun and sea so much more!

Basking in the sun between mountains and sea, Sitges lies 40 km south of Barcelona on the sandy shores of Spain’s Mediterranean coast. Thanks to the hills which surround the town, Sitges enjoys a microclimate ensuring 300 days of glorious warm sun a year – making it a popular tourist destination throughout the year.

In addition to its fantastic weather, there are also 16 beautiful sandy beaches, which are safe, clean and ideal for bathers of all ages. The town’s central beaches have dedicated ‘chiringuitos’ (beach bars) toilets, lifeguards and showers during the summer months – in fact just about everything you need to spend the whole day there!Sitges Map

Famous across Spain and beyond for its calendar of festivals and events and its unique blend of ancient and modern attractions, Sitges proudly preserves it’s traditions and rich heritage whilst also promoting change, progress and new ideas.

It has a beautifully conserved old town featuring white-washed stone walls, ancient cobblestone alleyways and a range of architecture spanning centuries radiating out from the iconic Parish church of Sant Bartomeu and Santa Tecla.

This blend of fiestas and festivals, of old and new, warm sunny days and cool relaxed Mediterranean evenings are just a few of the reasons Sitges is so popular for the lucky people who have discovered their own Sitges – destination with something for everyone!

A Destination Throughout the Year!

Sitges old stone wallsSitges offers a wide range of different activities, festivals and exhibitions, actively supported by the local council and communities to support, maintain and promote local culture and traditions and at the same time ensure visitors a modern, vibrant, and hospitable tourist destination.

It’s no surprise the town enjoys a varied and rich cultural agenda; a reputation as the European Carnival party destination, is recognised as a premier Gay resort and is also the home of the Sitges International Fantasy Film Festival. However that’s just the tip of the iceberg! There is so much more going on!

In addition the town also has an enormous range of traditional and cosmopolitan cafes, bars, restaurants and clubs that cater for every taste, whim and craving!

Here you can choose from traditional Catalan cuisine, Spanish delights, Japanese Sushi, Italian Pizzas & Pastas; American Grills; Tapas Bars, Bodegas, Korean, Chinese, French, Fish, BBQ, Beach bars, Cabaret, Rooftop restaurants; Terraces, Gardens, Bakers, Grills and Salad Bars… Luxury, rustic, gourmet and takeaway .. And with an extensive pedestrianised town centre you can leave the car at home!

With first class road and rail links to Barcelona and beyond and convenient international connections only a 25 minute drive away via Barcelona International Airport Sitges has never been closer.

The white washed walls of old Sitges villageYour Website

We created this site as a tribute to Sitges and also highlight what the town has to offer, and we hope that our site will help you will get the most out of your time here – if you are here for just a day, or hopefully a little longer!

With everything we do we try to give you a taste of our beautiful town, and make sure that when you are here you have the information you need at your fingertips – with a website that works well for desktops, tablets and smartphones.

Navigating the Website

The site is designed with you in mind, and offers easy, intuitive navigation, with simple, familiar tools such as the search function, event and festival calendars, cloud graphics and menus all provided to ensure you can find information quickly and easily.

The first top menu has useful information about the town which does not change very much (except for the pharmacy rota) The second menu focusses on attractions, events, festivals and fiestas in and around town.

For your convenience we have also cross-referenced pages using text links whenever related information may be located across different categories or areas of the website.

The Event and Festival Calendar is fully categorised, and organised into themes (such as Traditional Events and Festivals / Art and Exhibitions) with additional ‘tags‘ which may be used to further define searches. So if you are looking for a family festival – just choose the category ‘Family’ and the tag ‘Festival’!

Well what are you waiting for? Bookmark us, then get out there and start discovering your Sitges – we’ll be right here when you need us!

Sitges247.com Team

July 2014

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