Day trips from Barcelona: Sitges

Sitges is a city located about 40 km from Equity Point Barcelona or Equity Point Centric, you can travel there by car or train.  It belongs to the Catalan region of Garraf, offering a beautiful landscape by it seashore and mountains.

 

Its excellent beaches are recognized by the New York Times magazine as the best urban beaches in all of Europe, thus certifying the quality of these wonderful landscape.

In addition to its strong point, the beaches, it has more places worth visiting such as the Maricel Palace and the Museum. The Palace is used as a cultural space where numerous events takes places each year. On the other hand, in the Museum they offer guided tours every Sunday in which you can discover the history of Sitges through its collections of art. Another museum worth visiting is the Cau Ferrat Museum, devoted to the work of Santiago Rusiñol. He was a painter and very important writer of Catalan modernism. Another example you cannot miss is its town hall, La Casa de la Vila, neo-Gothic building located at the highest point of Sitges and built in 1870, with a very striking asymmetrical facade.

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Sant_Bartomeu i Santa Tecla church in Sitges

You can take advantage of these amazing location and enjoy its gastronomy both in the beaches and in its old town. In its many restaurants, it stands out as a main dish the xató and others well-known dishes such as stewed sepia, tuna stew or fideuá.

Throughout the year there is a great variety of cultural, sporting and artistic events such as Corpus Christi, a festival with a great tradition in the city; the International Film Festival, Art Exhibitions, the International Rally of vintage cars (declared as Party of national interest) and many other activities in a pleasant atmosphere and very open to tourism.

We encourage our guests to visit this well-known city to enjoy its great cultural diversity, the great atmosphere that visitors love and the beautiful beaches.

Don’t forget all these places and make the most of your visit!

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If you want to book hostels in Barcelona, in Equity Point you will find the information that you need. We have 3 hostels in Barcelona so you are sure to find something to suit you. With a choice of locations and private rooms, Equity Point Gothic, Centric and Sea gives you the perfect choice for either uptown, in the middle, or down by the beach. Choose between great value accommodation in the upmarket shopping district, medieval old town or right on the beach front. Book your bed in Barcelona here

 

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