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Curiosities of Sitges

Sitges has a great story, from the beginning it was inhabited by nomadic groups who used to be here for hunting and fishing reasons, thousands of years ago. Now Sitges has become a nice place where you can see beaches, the sun, enjoy holidays, its culture and concerts during the summer.

Did you know that Bacardí i Massó who founded the most popular rum company in the world, Bacardi, was born in Sitges, later on he will migrate to Cuba? Andrés Brugal also founded the rum company ron Brugal, which was established in Dominican Republic, hence the main characters in the world of rum were born in Sitges.

Sitges also has a lot of culture; did you know that the permanent headquarters of The International Film Festival of Catalonia is in Sitges, which is certainly one of the most important events in the film industry in Europe.

The film festival is one of the first movie productions which show science fiction, horror and fantasy, currently the festival has other film genres, and its first edition was held in 1968.

Sitges : Fun Facts

Did you know that Sitges is considered to be one of the most expensive cities in Spain since February 2008; the price per square meter is sold in the range of 5469-11250 euros, reason why it is now a problem to look for apartments. The young population due to the economic situation has had to move to other nearby counties and municipalities.

For those who like to party and to have fun, did you know that Sitges has the first PACHA club in the world? Although some may think it is IBIZA, because it is the best known.

Did you know that the first beach property in Spain was called Chiringuito and it is located in the town of Sitges.

Did you know that one of the first racetracks in Spain is located in Sitges, which name is el circuito de terramar (Terramar circuit). However this permanent trace is left. The circuit was opened in 1923 for the Grand Prix of Spain, the reason why this circuit was left was because of the large debts that were generated pro construction, making almost impossible to pay to the winning drivers.

Did you know that Sitges also celebrates one of the most important holidays with a great story called fiesta mayor de Sitges (festival in Sitges) which is celebrated each year on august , the festival has many shows, where there are concerts, exhibitions in museums and fireworks.

In ancient times the inhabitants of Sitges, felt the need to host protection from a superior being, this is why the parish of San Bartolome and Santa Tecla were created, and hence the festival comes.



Do you want to discover Sitges, do you want to enjoy its live festival, the beach, concerts and cultural activities, museums and streets, clubs and nightlife, cuisine?

Stay in our hotels El CidGaleón and Platjador which offer all the amenities you would expect from a good hotel. We provide an exciting experience. Enjoy and relax in our hotels facilities or in the Sitges beach, and enjoy our cuisine from our restaurant "El Rincon de Pepe" (Pepe’s Corner). Do not miss our comfortable rooms and rooms of our hotel and the services we offer to our guests free of charge. Feel like at home.

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Hotel El Cid

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  • Address: Calle San José nº 39
  • CP: 08870 - Sitges (Barcelona)
  • Phone: +34 938 941 842
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Hotel Galeon

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  • Address: Calle San Francisco 46
  • CP: 08870 - Sitges (Barcelona)
  • Phone: +34 938 940 612
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Hotel Platjador

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  • Address: Paseo de la Ribera nº 35
  • CP: 08870 - Sitges (Barcelona)
  • Phone: +34 938 945 054
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Restaurant El Rincón de Pepe

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  • Address: Paseo de la Ribera nº 35
  • CP: 08870 - Sitges (Barcelona)
  • Phone: +34 938 945 054
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Cid Hotel

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  • Address: Calle San José nº 39
  • CP: 08870 - Sitges (Barcelona)
  • Phone: +34 938 941 842
  • Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • 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
  • Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • 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
  • Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • 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)
  • Phone: +34 938 945 054
  • Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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