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Sitges

Once you arrive in Sitges, the door opens to a different style of life. It is a mediterranean town, attractive for youngsters, adults, children and retired people. In Sitges, you can see a thousand examples that highlight this different type of life. Sitges is a lovely town, a seaside resort only 35 kilometer southwest of Barcelona.

One of the biggest tourist attractions of the town are Sitges' beaches. Sitges has 17 sandy beaches, four to the east, eleven urban beaches, and two in the west, to which access is more difficult, but it is definitely worth to visit them.

Sitges has the hippest gay scenes on the coast. The beaches are very colorful. If you are looking for the best location to celebrate your carnival, go to Sitges.

As well as the gay scenes, the carnivals are very popular in Sitges and are visited by hundreds of people every year. Furthermore the city which overlooks the Mediterranean has large avenues, narrow streets, a museum and the gorgeoud beaches of Costa Dorada.

How to get there?

From Barcelona, you can get to Sitges by train or by car. The easiest way is to take the Renfe train. A return ticket will cost approximately €6,00, and it takes around 35 minutes to get there. Direct train leave from Passeig de Gracia or Sants Estacio. From Plaza Catalunya a change is necessary at Sants. Four trains an hour will leave from Sants Estacio, two fast and two stopping trains.

If you take the car, you can choose between two routes. You can take the C-31, which is a local road with many winds around the cliff faces, or take the C-32 which is recommended for speed and safety; however it costs around €5, while the C-31 is free.

If you are doing a trip from Barcelona to Sitges, visit Paseig de la Ribera (under the old church). Here you can find the best dining restaurants in Sitges with amazing harbor views and delicious fish and seafood restaurants in the best atmospheres.

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