Fun Days Out from Sitges

Days Out

Castle : Castillo Castell De Les Sitges


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

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Skiing near Sitges Barcelona

ski snowboarding sitges Barcelona


SPAIN SKI RESORT: Masella 2 hours 10 mins
(Debutantes 27,50€ LIFT: )

SPAIN SKI RESORT: La Molina 2 hours 20 mins
(Debutantes 27.50€ LIFT: )

SPAIN SKI RESORT: Vallter2000 2 hours 56 mins
(Debutantes 18€ LIFT: J BAR)

SPAIN SKI RESORT: : Port Aine 3 hours 27 mins
(Debutantes 1day=10,00€/2day=18,00€ LIFT: )

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Montjuic Pool views over Barcelona

Barcelona Open Air Pool

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

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Open Air Cinema & Concerts in Barcelona

Barcelona Open Air Cinema Sala Montjuic

Sala Montjuïc :

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
Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday 20:30 from them.

Admission: 5.00

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Paintball near Sitges

style paintbal sitges barcelona for stag parties events

‘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
TEL: 661714868
C/ Geneta

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Garraf – Hotel on the Beach

Hotel Garraf near Sitges & Barcelona on the beach

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

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Port Aventura and Costa Caribe Water Park


Universal Studios theme park and water park less thanan hour/75k from Sitges (near Salou, along the coast, going south).

Great for all ages…
Aquatic Park
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

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Montserrat Monastery close to Sitges


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:

Monastery of Montserrat

Tel.: 93 877 77 66


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Buddhist Monastery near Sitges Barcelona


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

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Horse Riding in Sitges


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.


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Castell d’Olerdola : Olèrdola Castle


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

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Castle & Lake at Castellet i la Gornal

Castle & Lake at Castellet i la Gornal

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

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Observatorio del Ebro

Ebre Observatory Spain

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

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Terra Alta Greenway : Cataluña Disused Railway

Terra Alta GreenWay : Disused Railway

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

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La Fontcalda – Gandesa


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

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Terramar Racetrack Tour


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

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Garraf Natural Park Bus Tour

Garraf Natural park Tour

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)
The Experiences

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Cova Negra Black Cave


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

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Rio Subeterraneo de San Jose

Rio Subeterraneo San Jose Sitges Catalunya Spain Map

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

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Grutas de Cristal Molinos Caves Cova

Grutas de Cristal Molinos Caves Cova

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).

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Caves near Sitges & Barcelona

Caves Catalunya

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

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Benifallet Dos & Meravelles Caves Cova

Benifallet Dos & Meravelles Caves Cova

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

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Tuesday Original Language Cinema

Retiro Cinema Sitges

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)’. We will aim to connect people together.

The film, directed by Phyllida Lloyd, reviews the history

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2012 Events Festivals in reach of Sitges Barcelona

2012 Events Festivals in reach of Sitges Barcelona


April 30 – May 1, 2012

SOS 4.8

Murcia, Spain

May 1 – 1, 2012

Burial of the Sardine

Murcia, Spain

May 5 – 5, 2012

Santa Faz Pilgrimage

Alicante, Spain

May 1 – 8, 2012

Mutua Madrileña Madrid Open


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