Castelldefels is a resort nearby the
International El Prat Airport. With its extensive
beach and attractive castle of Fels that gave its
name to the town, Castelldefels today is an
important and popular residential and tourist centre
Due to its proximity and the good public
transportation, many people live in Castelldefels
and work in central Barcelona.
Five kilometres of fine sandy beaches, an artificial
waterway of 1,2 kilometers, numerous houses,
apartments, hotels and restaurants and a series of
well equipped and formed camping sites by the sea
are the beauties and touristic value of
Sitges is located in a short distance from
Castelldefels. It is a beautiful and mesmerizing
seaside resort. It is kind of a heaven place for
creative artists, painters and writers.
Things to Do & Places to Visit & See in Sitges
The oldest part of the town which is known as
the "Vila Vella" worth seeing. At the one end of the
rocky promontory rises the picturesque parish church
which is the most characteristic image of the town.
There are some museums to visit and see such as the
Museu Maricel, the Museu Cau Ferrat and the Museu Romŕntic. The Museu Maricel Museum houses a Catalan
sculpture from the 19th century, collections of
Romanesque and Gothic art, and a modern art gallery.
At the museum of Cau Ferrat, artistic iron, ceramics
and paintings are exhibited. The Museu Romŕntic has
the museum displays the furniture during the
Romantic period and also houses an enchanting
collection of antique dolls.
Sitges has two kilometer very nice beach of La
Ribera in the company of palm covered promenade
area. Beach of Sitges is the town's most popular
attraction. The beach are hosts numerous bars,
restaurants and hotels. Nightlife activities are
also nice in the town.
The Sitges region is also a popular destination and
principal centre for the gay community on the
Sitges' famous carnival; The Rallye Internacional
Barcelona-Sitges of antique cars (annually in
mid-March) and The Sitges International Film
Festival of Catalonia (annually the first half of
October) are the best known festivals and events in
Purchasing one of the four thousand bottles of "malvasí",
the popular local liqueur produced in Sitges every
year using age-old methods is a must.