Sitges is a great destination for both families and couples. There are tons of festivals, museums, parks, and activities to choose from if you want to spend the day outside or inside.
Sitges is a town about 30 minutes from Barcelona and it’s known for being one of the most beautiful Mediterranean beaches.
Things to do in Sitges with friends? The options are endless! Whether you are looking for beaches, bars and restaurants or shopping, you will not be disappointed by the option in Sitges.
Take a look at our list of things to do in Sitges to get a better idea of what you can do while staying here.
Sitges is an iconic city, a place that many people have visited in the Summer, where the beaches are beautiful and the people are warm. In fact, Sitges has been called one of the most beautiful places in Catalonia.
How far is Sitges from Barcelona? The fastest and easiest way to come from Barcelona to Sitges is from the Barcelona main train station Sants. The train goes every 20 minutes. The timetable can be found on the website of RENFE. The trip takes about 30 minutes, the station is about 500 meters away from the beach.
BEST THINGS TO DO IN SITGES AND PLACES TO VISIT
Here is a list of things you must do when visiting Sitges. If you are visiting with friends, family or as a couple, there is always something to do in Sitges.
Eat a paella in one of the many restaurants.
No visit to Spain is complete without eating paella, the iconic rice dish cooked in a large pan over an open flame. Sitges has many restaurants that produce the best paellas in the world. You can choose from chicken to seafood and even the most amazing one made with squid and its ink, the black paella.
Here at Easy Cycling Sitges, we can show you how to make any type of paella with our “Cycling For Paella Tour”. With our Master-class, you will learn all the ins and outs of authentic Spanish paella. Get in touch for more info.
Visit the Museu Maricel.
The Maricel Museum exhibits a complete artistic route from the tenth century to realism and figuration during the first half of the twentieth century, passing through the art collections of Dr. Jesus Perez Rosales and the Collection of Sitges, with works of great quality.
This museum is a great visit on rainy days. The whole family will enjoy all the pieces of art.
Walk the beachfront.
Another popular thing to do in Sitges is to stroll along the Passeig Maritim. The walkway is lined with cafés, restaurants, and ice cream shops, so there are plenty of opportunities for refreshment along the way.
During the way, each beach has a different character and atmosphere, including family-oriented beaches, a nudist beach, and a gay beach. Stroll down the palm tree-lined promenade that connects the beaches and stops in one of the many restaurants or bars.
Stop at one of the many chiringuitos.
A chiringuito is basically a beach bar. There are many of them in Sitges, stopping and having a drink is one of the things you can do while visiting Sitges. The first chiringuito was founded in Sitges in 1913.
The name comes from Cuba, where a chiringuito was a way of consuming coffee on the plantations: with a cane and a half, it was filtered through a jet or chiringo.
Some of the Chiringuitos we have in Sitges are: Cala Balmis, Chiringuito El Beso, Sausalito or the oldest one in Spain, El Chiringuito.
Bike in Sitges or in the nearby area of the Penedes.
We just talk about some of the things to do in Sitges, this one now is what you can do with everybody. Your family, friends, kids, and even your team at work. Easy Cycling Sitges caters to you and provides the most memorable cycling tours in the area.
Our Cycling For Vino Tour is definitely a winner. You can check what our customers have said about us at this link. We will pick you up at your accommodation and take you to the beautiful area of the Penedes, where you will learn everything about cava making.
At Caves Romagosa Torne you will meet Montse, the 9th generation of cava maker, she will inform you about everything. From grape to bottle and visit the cellar where the cava and wine get aged.
For people that wont to bike around the vineyards, we also offer the Driving For Vino Tour, with this tour you will be taken on our minibus and again, learn from the experts everything about this lovely drink that is cava.
Don’t hesitate to get in touch and ask us about our tours for team building, if you are in Sitges with your company and would like to do something fun and a bit different, we have the right tour for you and your colleagues. Fun for everybody guaranteed!!
All the best.