Built in the 1890s as a house-studio by Catalan artist Santiago Rusiñol, a pioneer of the Modernisme movement, this seaside mansion is crammed with his…
Must see attractions in Sitges
- MTop ChoiceMuseu del Cau Ferrat
- EEsglésia de Sant Bartomeu i Santa Tecla
Sitges' most striking landmark is this 17th-century parish church, sitting proudly on a rocky outcrop lapped by the sea, which separates the 2km-long main…
- PPlatja de Terramar
About 2km southwest of central Sitges, Terramar is a fine 395m beach of golden sand, with paddleboat rental and deck chairs in summer.
- PPlatja de la Bassa Rodona
Sitges' most famous gay beach (though gay sunbathers are spread out pretty evenly these days).
- MMuseu de Maricel
This seafront building entered through the adjacent Museu del Cau Ferrat houses a vast collection of Catalan art spanning the 10th to 20th centuries,…
- FFundació Stämpfli Art Contemporani
Within an old wood-beamed fish-market building is this minimalist 20th-century European art gallery. Whitewashed walls and shiny tiled floors draw all…
- PPlatja de l'Estanyol
Dotted with xiringuitos (beach bars) and sunbeds for renting, this sandy beach sits 500m southwest of central Sitges along the Passeig Maritim.
- PPlatja d’Aiguadolç
This brown-sand beach lies 1.5km northeast of central Sitges, slightly removed from the town-centre frenzy.
- PPlatja de la Fragata
This buzzing beach overlooked by Sant Bartomeu church is the most immediate option from Sitges' centre.
- PPlatja de les Anquines
A small shell-shaped strand of sand, 2km southwest of Sitges centre. It's a slightly quieter option.
- PPlatja de la Ribera
One of Sitges' more popular places to soak up the sun, fronting the town centre.
- PPlatja dels Balmins
This sheltered bay, 1km northeast of the centre, is popular with nudists.
- PPlatja de Sant Sebastià
Popular beach close to central Sitges, on the northeast side of headland.