TOP 10 things to do in Sitges
During the upcoming weeks we recommend you don’t miss out on...
1. Try Sitges Xató (November 2016 to April 2017)
From the month of November to the month of April, you’ll find the traditional Xató winter salad at many restaurants in Sitges. And if you’d like to enjoy it in the purest Sitgetan style, order it along with a selection of assorted omelets.
More information: http://www.rutadelxato.com/
2. Sitges Tapa a Tapa (March 30th – April 9th)
This year is the eight “Sitges Tapa a Tapa” gastronomic tasting route, where 34 competing establishments offer their very best tapas accompanied by an Estrella Damm draft or small bottle of beer for just 2.50 €. Plus you can vote for the tapa you like the best using the ticket you’ll find in the booklet, and enter a raffle to win three weekends at three hotels in Sitges or the possibility of participating in next year’s "Sitges Tapa a Tapa" route for free.
The winning establishment will compete in the 2018 Tapa of the Year competition.
3. Art Fair (April 1st and 2nd)
Once again this year, the Passeig de la Ribera sea-front boulevard area will be welcoming the Art Fair on April 1st and 2nd. More than fifty artists will come together at this 1,100 m2 trade fair to display and sell their work.
4. Easter (Holy Week) (April 9th – 17th)
The Blessing of the Palms is kicking off the Holy Week activities calendar that will be reaching its highpoint on Good Friday with the Procession and the singing of Caramelles (traditional Catalan Easter songs) on Holy Saturday and Easter Monday.
All throughout Holy Week and until Easter Monday, Sitges will be hosting many different religious and musical activities, especially featuring the procession on Good Friday and the singing of Caramelles on Holy Saturday and Easter Monday.
5. Estrella Damm Mediterranean Ladies Open (April 17th – 23th )
The Estrella Damm Mediterranean Ladies Open, a women’s professional golf tournament that is a part of the Ladies European Tour (LET) European circuit will be held at the Terramar Golf Club from 17 to 23 April 2017.
Some of the best female golfers in the world will be competing and it counts towards the classification of the European team for the Solheim Cup 2017.
6. Jazz Antic Sitges Festival (April 20th – 23rd )
Once again, the streets of Sitges are filled with jazz, musicians, singers and dancers. The fifth Jazz Antic Sitges Festival arrives from April 20th to 23rd to turn the town into a huge stage that will delight young and old with the art of music.
For four days, Sitges will witness the best manouche, Dixieland and swing jazz, making it a prestigious encounter that has found a permanent place on this country’s jazz festival calendar and that is a must for live music lovers, and all in a unique environment like the squares, streets and restaurants of our town.
7. “Sant Jordi”. St George Day (Book and Rose Day) (April 23rd )
The Sant Jordi Fair will bringing more than twenty different establishments, both bookshops and florists, to the Passeig de la Ribera seaside boulevard, all coming together on April 23rd to mark the occasion of Sant Jordi Day, offering the traditional products fair.
8. Family Tourism in Sitges
Taking a walk around Sitges with the family is sharing experiences and enjoying the proximity of the sea, the seafront boulevard, shopping and leisure venues like the Terramar Gardens, Can Robert Park, Hort de Can Falç and Can Ferratges, seaside swings, mini-golf, the skate-park, paddle boats at the beach, climbing spaces, horseback and pony riding, and basketball courts and soccer fields. The museums offer special discounts and proposals for children in order to get to know the local traditions and culture.
9. Nightlife in Sitges
Sitges is alive 24/7 with options for all styles and tastes, offering establishments by the sea, in the center of town or at the Port d’Aiguadolç Marina. With a cosmopolitan, Mediterranean atmosphere for dining, quietly enjoying a drink at its outdoor terraces and music bars, chill outs or, having fun until the early morning hours, at its night clubs, nighttime parties or open-air concerts.
Sitges’ nightlife is internationally known and famed thanks to its Sin Street. The world’s very first Pacha was born in Sitges!
10. Go out for a day of shopping in Sitges
Shopping is an essential part of Sitges’ tourist services on offer, boasting a wide variety of top quality establishments. Most of the businesses are small shops with a family atmosphere and unique products, which steer clear of all the standard options. Establishments looking for originality and modernity. Plus the town has free opening hours and many establishments open on both Sundays and holidays.
The main shopping area, with shops especially dedicated to fashion and accessories, is found around the streets in the center of town.
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