Sitges is a small seaside town on the coast of Catalonia. It is a short distance from Barcelona and comprises a popular weekend destination for tourists and locals alike. The long golden beaches there are perfect for helping you to de-stress, however this town has much more to offer than that. For those who are more adventurous there is the Garraf Natural Park, located on the outskirts of Sitges.
They say the way to a man’s heart is his stomach. Then trying some of the delicious typical dishes in different places may also win you over! Thus, now that summer has arrived and its beach weather, LocalNomad would like to suggest a small recipe for Xató del Penedes, a delicious sauce typically eaten on the Catalan coast which is also eaten during “Les xatonades”, comprising a traditional route where the participants attempt to try all the different varieties of this accompaniment along the coast. Sitges is an important point and perfect base for carrying out the “Xató Route”, as well as places such as Vendrell, Villanueva I la Geltrú, amongst others.
The world is a lot smaller than we thought…….What could Cuba and the small town of Sitges near Barcelona possibly have in common? And how could places like these possibly be related to destinations such as Buenos Aires and Uruguay? The Christopher Columbus statue at the end of the Rambla in Barcelona might give you a clue!
Just outside lovely Barcelona is Sitges, a Catalan town in the region of Garaff by the Mediterranean sea, most famous for its impressive beaches and party atmosphere. Sitges hosts the famous Sitges Film Festival and the well-known Sitges Carnival.