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Activities and celebrations

Sitges is a beautiful, full of life village with plenty of things to do. Different activities, such as competitions, meetings, conventions or sporting events are being hold here every month, that, in the end, come to consolidate as permanent part of the leisure and cultural offer in the city.

At the reception you can consult the events, some of which do not have a fixed date, taking place in the village during your stay.

However, there are some celebrations that take place every year among which we have the pleasure to stress the following:

 

February 7 to 13. One of the world's most famous Carnival takes place usually in February, and its featured acts include: THE ARRIVAL: The arrival of His Majesty Carnestoltes, takes place on Jueves Lardero (Maundy Thursday). RUA DE LA DISBAUXA: It is a parade of floats and takes place on Sunday RUA DEL EXTERMINI: same parade but this time more numerous, takes place on Tuesday. ENTIERRO DE LA SARDINA: It takes place on Wednesday with the Carnestoltes funeral it is declared the Carnival as finished and the Lent begins.

Sitges Carnival

March 2 to 4. The Vintage Car Rally Sitges Barcelona was born in 1959 thanks to an initiative of Promotion of Tourism in Sitges. The Sitges Rally is now traditionally one of the most important social events on winter. The output from the Plaza Sant Jaume of Barcelona brings together hundreds of people, who admire vehicles that are authentic automobile history. It is a festival declared as a National Tourist Interest.

Vintage Car Rally Barcelona-Sitges

April 17 to 25. The religious ceremonies of the Holy Week in Sitges begin the morning of Holy Thursday with the Mass and prayers, and at eleven in the morning with the exposure of the steps in the Parish Church. The holy Friday will start with the Via Crucis which will start at eight o'clock in the morning at the Chapel of St. Sebastian. At ten in the evening and from the San Bartolome Parish and Santa Tecla, the procession will start.

Holy week

June 1 to 9. It is starting to get lost the origin of this holiday, although it is since 1952 when this activity about decorating the streets with flower carpets becomes a contest competing each street to see who decorate the streets, balconies and terraces better. This festival declared First National Festival Artistic Interest ends with the procession of the Blessed Sacrament, together with giants, pubillas and children who have made their First Communion during the year.

Feast of Corpus

June 13 to 17. In 2012, over 60,000 people attended the second Pride Sitges. A unique experience which comes back again this summer. And to keep our brand, the centerpiece of Gay Pride Sitges 2013 will be, once again, the celebrations held in el Paseo Maritimo, where we'll keep you entertained every day in the Mediterranean ... not to mention the other key events, concerts and more.

Sitges Gay Pride

August 5. The devotion of the Virgin of Vinyet has been a constant in the inhabitants of the region, in Sitges, Ribes and Vilanova. Formerly, most especially by sailors. The day of the Virgin of Vinyet is on August 5, at 8:00 and 11:00 am Mass is celebrated in honor to the Virgin and there are different events on the same day.

Mare de Déu del Vinyet

September 22 to 23. Sitges celebrates the feast in honor to their patron saint, Santa Tecla. The small festival can be more fun with more privacy, away from the noise and summer. Children have a very special role in this festival. Thanks to the Morning Child, Santa Tecla has become since the early 1980s in the front door of the child to participate in the local folk.

Festival of Sitges

September 22 to 23. Sitges celebrates the feast in honor to their patron saint, Santa Tecla. The small festival can be more fun with more privacy, away from the noise and summer. Children have a very special role in this festival. Thanks to the Morning Child, Santa Tecla has become since the early 1980s in the front door of the child to participate in the local folk.

Feast of Santa Tecla

September 27 to 29. It is a festival to celebrate the end of the harvest. The biggest event is the first pressing of wine after which the Pubilla of Sitges is weighed setting in the other balance bottles of wine that are taken as prices.

Harvest Festival of Sitges

October 11 to 20. SITGES International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia is the first fantasy film festival in the world and it is at the same time, the cultural expression with most media impact in Catalonia. With a solid experience, the Sitges Festival is a stimulating universe of encounters, exhibitions, presentations and screenings of fantasy films from around the world.

International Fantastic Film Festival

Cid Hotel

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  • Address: Calle San José nº 39
  • CP: 08870 - Sitges (Barcelona)
  • Phone: +34 938 941 842
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  • Number of registration of tourism in Catalonia HB0000421

Galeon Hotel

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  • Address: Calle San Francisco 46
  • CP: 08870 - Sitges (Barcelona)
  • Phone: +34 938 940 612
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  • Number of registration of tourism in Catalonia HB0000424

Platjador Hotel

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  • Address: Paseo de la Ribera nº 35
  • CP: 08870 - Sitges (Barcelona)
  • Phone: +34 938 945 054
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  • Number of registration of tourism in Catalonia HB00000364

Restaurant El Rincón de Pepe

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  • Address: Paseo de la Ribera nº 35
  • CP: 08870 - Sitges (Barcelona)
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