Sitges is a lovely town of 29,000 people (2018). It is a seaside resort some 35 km southwest of Barcelona in Catalonia. It is known for its beaches, nightspots, and historical sites.
Sitges has one of the most vibrant and hippest gay scenes along the coast. The beaches are very colourful and fun! The city which overlooks the Mediterranean has large avenues, narrow streets, a museum and the gorgeous beaches of Costa Dorada/Golden Coast.
Sitges has 17 sand beaches. Four of them are in the east: the first one called Les Botigues at the beginning of the coast, next to the beaches of Castelldefels and the other three are following the coast of Garraf (Road C-31). One of them is Garraf village beach. There are 11 beaches in the town and two to its west, which are difficult to access. All the eastern and urban beaches have flags indicating the state of the sea and most of them have quality diplomas and blue flags awarded by the European Union.