What’s happening this week around Sitges
Sitges and Barcelona continue with their agenda full of activities: concerts, dance, culture and of course best gastronomy. Keep reading to make sure you don’t miss anything…
International Day against homophobia, transphobia and biphobia, IDAHTB
Sitges commemorates the day on Friday 17th with different events in the city. The main events take place at 6pm with a flower offering to the monument against the homophobia – Pink Triangle, located on the Sea Front, and from 8 pm the “Rainbow Concert” in El Retiro Association.
18th International Classic Small Cars Meeting in Sitges
Collectors from everywhere meet in Sitges this weekend to share their passion about these special cars with anyone interested on them. You will be lucky to see them around.
Hola Club Sitges – Opening Summer Party
One of the best chiringuitos in town, Hola Club Sitges, starts the summer season on Sunday 19th and to celebrate it they organize an opening party with some of the best DJs coming from Ibiza. Highly recommended! Free entrance from 4pm to 10:30pm.
Farruquito Gira 2019 Melia Sitges
Flamenco is part of the Spanish culture. On Saturday 18th at 8:30pm “Farruquito, a popular “bailaor” gives a concert part or their annual tour in Hotel Melia Sitges.
35th Aplec de la Sardana
If you wish to immerse yourself in the Catalan traditions, you have the chance this weekend in Hort the Can Falç. On Sunday 19th at 11am and 4:30pm local people meet there to dance the traditional Catalan dance “Sardanas”.
Zumba Class on the beach
Would you like to start your day dancing? Chiringuito La Barra organizes every Sunday a Zumba class on the beach. Be there at 11:30am and follow the rhythm!
International Museums Day in Barcelona and Sitges
On Saturday 18th all Europe celebrates the International Museums Day. Barcelona opens the doors of almost 80 museums, exhibitions and collections from 7pm to 1am to encourage everybody to visit them in a non-regular night visit. Sitges also participates offering free access to most of its local museums.
Ciutat Flamenco 2019
Barcelona is focused on Flamenco this week. A complete agenda of concerts and masterclasses with some of the best Flamenco Dancers and Musicians. Click here for more info: https://ciutatflamenco.com
World Press Photo Exhibition 2019
Every year Barcelona welcomes the Word Press Photo in the CCCB (Centre Cultura Comteporània de Barcelona). From the 28th April to the 27th May, the winning productions of the Digital Storytelling Context are shown for the most curious public.
A culinary tour of El Born – Audio voice Map Tour!
El Born and Gothic Quarter are two of the neighborhoods with more restaurants and gastronomy in Barcelona. A different experience of a guided gastronomic tour (40min – 2 km) aimed at visitors of the city with a penchant for gastronomy placed within a cultural context. You can get more details here: https://foodieinbarcelona.com/a-culinary-tour-of-el-born-audio-voicemap-tour
Always a good plan…
Port Aventura and Ferrari Land
What best to spend a day in one of Europe’s most iconic theme parks. While you discover the six Port Aventura’s worlds, you will enjoy all their attractions, impressive rollercoasters and shows. Ferrari Land, next to Port Aventura, add more speed and leading technology if possible, to make it an unforgettable experience. Perfect places to enjoy a family day or a friend’s getaway. Located just outside Tarragona, only 50 minutes driving from Sitges. Not to be missed!
Let yourself be enchanted by the spirituality and nature of Montserrat. Only getting to the top of the mountain is already special, either if you go up with the funicular or the cable car. The visit is not only worth it because of the spectacular mountain and the Monastery, but for the Escolanía de Montserrat, a children’s chorus who makes this place magical. Besides of the cultural immersion, the surroundings are great for trekking enjoying the views. Compulsory visit to know a piece of the Catalonian history.
Vineyards and Wineries
Have you already tried Penedés wines? Once you are here you should try them, moreover visit their vineyards and wineries to know all about their traditions. Only half an hour from Sitges large options of visits can be organized, including a Mehari tour and of course a wine tasting and a picnic. Very recommendable!
Barcelona Visits and Tours
The city has so much to offer that you will regret if you don’t spend at least one full day here. Sagrada Familia, Park Güell and both Gaudí La Pedrera and Casa Batlló are the main monuments you cannot miss. Tickets are often difficult to get, we do recommend you buy them in advance – we can help you with that. Otherwise, a private tour can be organized including a visit to other Barcelona highlights like Gothic Quarter, Las Ramblas, Montserrat, La Barceloneta, … We are happy to give you our best recommendations to make a benefit of the visit!
Eating out in Sitges is always a pleasure and there is a huge number of restuarants to choose from. Check out our restaurant guide here for our Top 5 restuarants across 9 different meal categories from brunch to fine dining.
We hope that helps you to enjoy Sitges and Barcelona area as much as we do. To keep you updated of anything that shows up we recommend you to follow us via Facebook (Utopia Villas) and Instagram (@utopia.villas)
Have a great week!