11th Century Castle from the Middle Ages in ‘day trip’ reach of Sitges and Barcelona
From Sitges , Barcelona
135 km, 1 hour 42 mins Approx (Directions HERE)
Mainly 15th century features : Gothic castle-palace
On the strategical dominant position beside Llobreg’os river valley
Castle for christian soldiers during conquests
Great for day visits, as a base for
SPAIN SKI RESORT: Masella 2 hours 10 mins
(Debutantes 27,50€ LIFT: )
SPAIN SKI RESORT: La Molina 2 hours 20 mins
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SPAIN SKI RESORT: Vallter2000 2 hours 56 mins
(Debutantes 18€ LIFT: J BAR)
SPAIN SKI RESORT: : Port Aine 3 hours 27 mins
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Barcelona Montjuic Pool gives a panoramic view of the city of Barcelona.
It’s a nice ‘summer’ day out, on a hot day and more than just another pool for a lazy or energetic visit. As it has vista’s to impress and delight the most bored tourists (visitors)!
The pool is pretty close to Sitges, via Train or Bus (38.1 km, 36 mins)
Piscines Bernat Picornell
Sala Montjuïc : www.salamontjuic.org
Set in the gardens of this historic castle, these summer events make a fantastic change and a great day, or just an evening, out from Sitges
(around 42.0 km, 40 mins from Sitges) Carretera de Montjuïc, Barcelona, Spain
OPEN AIR CINEMA
Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday 20:30 from them.
‘Style Paintball’ is the closest to Paintball to Sitges (as far as ‘we’ know).
Situated in Can Suria Nord near Olivella (around 15.0 km, 23 mins from Sitges)
It also offers a restaurant, swimming, horse riding & archery.
To enable a full day out for adults and children
On Garraf Beach, in Garraf near to Sitges & Barcelona, Spain.
Whilst not an actual excursion for a day out, a night at a hotel on the beach can represent a short break. With the beach for the next day.
It is in an old fishermen’s town between the sea and the Natural Park of Garraf.
The website says it is an ideal place for having a relaxing time at the
Universal Studios theme park and water park less thanan hour/75k from Sitges (near Salou, along the coast, going south).
Great for all ages…
At the Aquatic Park of PortAventura you can practice rafting, go down trepid slides or relax on a lounger indulging yourself with a mixture of the sound of the waves that reach the sand and the tasty reggae
Montserrat is an almost thousand-year-old Benedictine monastery that shelters a shrine to the Mothers of God. It welcomes pilgrimages to the Holy Mountain and is 76.8 km or around 1 hour 9 mins from sitges (map/directions at foot of page).
To find out more, visit: www.abadiamontserrat.net
Monastery of Montserrat
Tel.: 93 877 77 66
Sakya Tashi Ling
One of four buddhist schools from Tibet
Begun in July 1996, the community moved into the Plana Novella palace, deep inside the Garraf Natural Park, 40 minutes away from Barcelona, Spain, becoming the first buddhist monastery in Catalonia.
Fouded in 1986, the Sakyapa tradition follows the ancient order of the spiritual leader His Holiness Sakya
Enjoy a fantastic time horse riding in the Parc Natural del Garraf, we have tours for all tastes, from trips where you do not have ridden a horse before, to expert runs.
Our horses are gentle and noble animals, their safety will surprise you.
Services are available for different types of budgets and clients, with special rates for groups and collectives.
Necròpolis : Child graves cut from rock
Olèrdola Castle, within the municipalities Penedès, Olèrdola offers a permanent exhibition of historical importance on an archaeological site
Visit the historic Olèrdola Castle with it’s permanent exhibition, on this magnificent archaeological site, with remains from prehistory to the Middle Ages. It reminds us of a time
Castellet, 08729 Castellet i la Gornal, Spain
Around 24.2 km / 30 mins from Sitges (via the BV-2115)
Link to Google Map
Castellet i la Gornal is a municipality in the comarca of the Alt Penedès in Catalonia, Spain.
It is situated in the valley of the Foix river at the point where it crosses the Coastal Range. The river is dammed to form the Foix reservoir. The
Situated near the delta of the Ebro River in the small town of Roquetes, near Tortosa.
Groups of 10 or more
From Monday to Friday reserve your visit time (No visits in August)
Admission: 3’50 € per person
Guided visit request form for groups
First Friday of each month at 16:00 hrs 4pm : Free admission(No visits in
An old railway linking the towns of Alcaniz and Tortosa (Counties of Terra Alta Lower Ebro and Matarraña), renovated & often paved, to offer an amazing cycling/walking route for all ages/abilities.
148 km, 1 hour 49 mins from Sitges, near Barcelona, to midway along the route
BEGINS: At the abandoned Arnes-Lledó station alongside the river Algars (in
An isolated deep gorge & narrow canyon that offers spectacular scenery, with a 14th century Sanctuary for “Trinitari” monks and a former ‘mid-nineteenth century’ spa.
Named after a fountian/hot spring with 25 degree medicinal mineral water, to the left of the Canaletes River, with legend of a shepherd boy receiving a sign from heaven. The fountain/hot
A tour of the amazing speedway track in Sitges, abandoned since the 30’s, with steep banks originally for Grand Prix Racing
Sunday, 25 March 2012, 11:00
(info subject to change)
The “Autòdrom de Terramar” is a racetrack inaugurated on October 28th, 1923, and it is the only early 20th Century car-racing track that still survives in its entirety. It was part
On alternate Saturdays until May, in three languages: Catalan, Spanish and English.
Experience the beauty of our protected natural park with it’s forests and rural enviroment from the comfort of a small coach (bus). To promote awareness of agricultural activities and products within the area.
El Garraf de los Sentidos (a sensory tour of garraf)
Cova Negra is a small cave at around 10.1 km, 19 mins from Sitges.
It is not much to look at, but it is amongst nice scenery and is perfect for an afternoon adventure.
Some brave visitors squeeze inside this small cave.
Access to the main chamber is via a slim 5 feet section, just after the entrance. That opens up into a short 20 – 30 feet area of good standing
A subterranean river near La Vall d’Uixó. A major tourist attraction with guided tours on boats, no less!
The tour lasts approx. 40 minutes, performing a tour by boat (blue) of almost 2 km and 255 m. walk through a gallery dry (brown area). There is a stretch of 1,932 meters. (Red) inaccessible to the public. Despite multiple visits cavers do not know
Crystal Caves (Grutas de Cristal) offer a wide range of wonderful geological features, with stalactites (from the ceiling), stalagmites (from the ground) and estelectitas.
Winter hours (October to Easter): Monday to Friday at 12 midday and 4pm (tickets at City Hall).
Weekends and holidays from 11am to 1pm and 4pm to 6pm (pay at entrance to caves).
Cova negra >> 10.1 km, 19 mins from Sitges
There is a small cave called ‘Cova negra’ (Black cave), very close to Sitges (10k/20 mins by car. approx). With access for the slim and non claustrophobic. More details here or via the image below:
Proper ‘bigger’ Tourist Caves : Near Sitges
There are 3 major caves located near to Sitges : Locations are on
A set of six prehistoric caves, of which two provide easy access for tourist:
Dos Cave with two entrances (253 metres long)
Meravelles Cave (510 metres long)
With many stalactites (from the ceiling), stalagmites (from the ground), massive columns, flowstones, soda straws, gours and a large number of helictites. There is a guided tour. (+34
El Retiro Cinema in Sitges is showing original language films every Tuesday, at 10pm for 6€
Sherlock Holmes: a game of shadows & the Iron Lady has been shown.
Let us know if you are going to a Tuesday showing and want company on ‘hello (at) sitgesclub.com’. We will aim to connect people together.
The film, directed by Phyllida Lloyd, reviews the history
ALL DATES UNCONFIRMED & SUBJECT TO CHANGE
April 30 – May 1, 2012
May 1 – 1, 2012
Burial of the Sardine
May 5 – 5, 2012
Santa Faz Pilgrimage
May 1 – 8, 2012
Mutua Madrileña Madrid Open