The jewel of the Mediterranean
Sitges is 35 Km away from Barcelona (and 20 Km away from Barcelona El-Prat International Airport). Sitges is well known for its beaches, its artistic heritage and vibrant nightlife. It has a population of 30.000 inhabitants and in the summer season is considered to be one of the finest spots in Europe. Here you can visit the beautiful Maricel Palace as well as San Bartolomé cathedral (which silhouette is the main icon of Sitges) and many palaces and houses built by the “Indianos”; constructed according to the architectural canons of the Modernist style. Sitgse’s architectonical heritage displays all the cultural splendor of the Modernist era of the city across from XIXth to the XXth century.
How to arrive to Sitges
Sitges is wellknown for hosting a huge variety of cultural events and festivals and, -beyond the traditional International Tango Festival, its Carnaval and International Film festival are famous worldwide.
A great weather and the wide hotels and gastronomic offer options, completes Sitges charm.
It seems to be created specially for the enjoyment of tango lovers… ¿have the Romans been dreaming about Tango when, two thousands years ago, they called it “the White Subur”?
From the Airport of Barcelona to Sitges
El Prat, International Airport.
From the airport to Sitges (20 km aprox.) You can go by:
You must take the C-32 (before the A-16 highway) direction Tarragona.
Tarifa 50€/60€ aproximadamente.
Direct trip Autobusos Mon-bus
Go through C-1 until El Prat de Llobregat’s station, then switch to C-2.
cada 30 minutos
40 minutes aprox.
From Barcelona Sants central station:
In line C2 there are trains to Sitges since 6.00 hs till 0.06 hs every 20 minutes.
To get to Sitges takes 35 minutes.
In case that the train cames from the south (Valencia, Andalucia, etc) it is convenient to change trains in Sant Vicenç de Calders station.
The main routes to get to Sitges are:
The C-32(formerly A-16) and A-7 freeway, and the comarcal route C-246
The Autobusos Mon-Bus Company has a regular service Barcelona-Sitges. It stops in Ronda Universitat(Barcelona)
There is also a night bus called N-30 that has a service between Barcelona, Vilanova and Vilafranca, wich stops in Sitges too.
Finally, Sitges also has an interurban bus service that comunicates Vilanova, Sant Pere de Ribes and Vilafranca de Penedes (Autobusos Planes SL, contact number:.938937060)