What’s happening this week?

 

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Organised by the CATALAN Automotive Ass0ciation – the 4th edition of the VILANOVA MOTOR FESTIVAL

Date: Sunday 29th May – from 9:00 – 20:00

Location: Port of Vilanova i la Geltru

What to expect: The event consists of 4 AREAS; Z1 American vehicles, Z2 classic-mythical vehicles, Z3 sports cars and Z4 motorcycles. This year and like the previous one, the rock and other styles concert will not be missing, the good atmosphere as always throughout the day. DRINKS, FOOD TRUCKS AND TERRACE ready to sit and enjoy the views.
Prizes and gifts during the day. Participation is FREE.

 

Coming up in June

 

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This year marks the 12th edition of Gay Pride Sitges!

Free shows & concerts daily at 5 pm on the Paseo de la Ribera. The Gay Village is located right on the seafront opposite the Hotel Calipolis. The Village has a state of the art stage, sound and light system, hosting more than 80 different acts over the 5 days of Pride.

 

Main Tribute Acts confirmed so far

  • Wednesday – DragNation
  • Thursday – Britney Spears
  • Friday – Black Eyed Peas
  • Saturday – Backstreet Boys
  • Sunday – ABBA

Always a good plan

Universe at Cosmo Caixa

Isaac Newton, 26
Sarrià-Sant Gervasi
Barcelona

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This permanent exhibition that was inaugurated at the CosmoCaixa in July 2019 takes you on a trip through the wonders of science, from the Big Bang to the latest frontiers of knowledge. The exhibition is divided into three sections full of interactive experiences, authentic objects, and reproductions that look so real that you’ll think they’re genuine as well. In ‘Cosmos’, you’ll learn about the evolution of the universe and matter thanks to a fog chamber where you’ll see subatomic particles.

A culinary tour of El Born – Audio voice Map Tour!

El Born and Gothic Quarter are two of the neighbourhoods with more restaurants and gastronomy in Barcelona. Indeed 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

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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 therefore 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!

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Montserrat

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 that makes this place magical. Besides of the cultural immersion, the surroundings are great for trekking and enjoying the views. Compulsory visit to know a piece of Catalonian history.

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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 organised, including a Mehari tour and of course a wine tasting and a picnic. Highly recommended!

 

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!

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Dining OUT

Eating out in Sitges is always a pleasure and there is a huge number of restaurants to choose from. Check out our restaurant guide here for our Top 5 restaurants 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!!