Sitges Tourism

Sitgestiu 2023: culture and authenticity await you in Sitges

Opera, classical, jazz, tasting, sensory activities, gastronomy and wines, and activities for the little ones of the family during the months of July and August.

What will you find during the Sitgestiu  2023? 32 activities to enjoy and discover the local culture and other more international activities, yes, with an offer for all tastes; Opera recitals, classical and jazz concerts, castanets hearing, heritage tours, guided tours, cinema, sensory experiences, wine tourism dinners and family workshops to liven up your holidays.

 

When and where? From July 3rd to August 31st at the incomparable environment of Racó de la Calma in Sitges, in the middle of the old town, where you can find the Cau Ferrat Museum, the Maricel, the Maricel Palace, the Stämpfli Foundation, spaces to which this year the Vinyet sanctuary is added. 

 

Aim for the agenda:

 

For music lovers: 

Classical concerts every Wednesday in July at 8pm at Racó de la Calma; 

  • Singing recital with soprano Maria Martín and pianist Leyre Sáenz de Urturi. July 5th.
  • Trio Kòrena; with Cristina Parés, violin, David Carmona, clarinet, Neus Sánchez, piano. July 12th.
  • Mezzo Quartet; Gisela Dekort, Nabil Sarrate, Sofia Sena and Pol Cabrera, saxophones. July 19th.
  • Singing recital; Guillem Batllori, baritone, and pianist Elena Kolesnikova. July 26th.

The opera; 

  • Recital with classics of universal lyric, such as Verdi, Puccini or Bizet. July 9th at 8pm at Racó de la Calma.
  • Pocket opera 'Tosca', by the Petita Companyia Lírica de Barcelona. July 23rd and August 20th, at 8pm at Maricel Palace.

Other recitals:

  • Jazz at the Racó, concert of the Festa Major. August 16th at 8pm at Racó de la Calma
  • Jazz at the Cau. August 29th, at 8pm at the Cau Ferrat Museum

Sensory experiences for the most curious:

  • The essence of modernism, olfactory activity. July 10th and August 21st, at 7pm at Sitges Museums. Activity in Catalan and Spanish.
  • Breathe pictures. July 27th, from 7pm in Catalan and 8pm in Spanish, at the Maricel Museum.

 

For fans of the seventh art:

  • August 13th. Fantastic Shorts from the Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia. 10pm at Racó de la Calma. Shorts in Spanish.
  • August 13th, screening of 'El Jove Picasso'. 10.30pm at Racó de la Calma. Film in original version with Spanish subtitles.

To get a taste of culture:

  • Itinerant pairing of arts and wines. August 4th from 7pm in English, 7.30pm in Spanish and from 8pm in Catalan at the Maricel Museum.
  • Sitges more sailor, fresh fish direct from the sea. August 7th from 7pm in English, 7.30pm in Spanish and 8pm in Catalan at Maricel Ensemble.
  • Full moon dinner on the terraces of the Maricel Palace. August 31st at 8pm at Maricel Palace.

Cultural tours and visits

  • Full moon sunsets, a tour around Maricel under the spell of the moon. July 3th and August 1st, from 9.30pm in English, 10pm in Spanish and 10.30pm in Catalan. Maricel Ensemble.
  • Contemporary Art Night. July 8th and August 5th, from 7pm at the Stämpfli Foundation. Activity in Catalan, Spanish and English.
  • Picasso and Sitges; a physical and sentimental cartography. July 16th and August 6th, from 7pm at Sitges Museums. Activity in Catalan, Spanish and English.
  • Three museums and a single story. July 22nd and 29th, August 12th, from 7pm at Sitges Museums. Activity in Catalan, Spanish and English.
  • Castanets and guided tour at the Maricel Palace. July 25, at 7pm at the Maricel Palace. Activity in Catalan, Spanish and English.
  • Visit to the Sanctuary of Vinyet and organ audition. August 9th from 7pm at the Sanctuary of Vinyet. Activity in Catalan and Spanish.
  • Guided tours at the Maricel Palace. 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th of July, and 3rd, 10th and 17th of August. From 10am at the Maricel Palace. Activity in Catalan, Spanish and English.

 

And if you come with children, family workshops await you:

  • We paint glass glasses. July 6th, at 6pm at Racó de la Calma. Activity in Catalan and Spanish.
  • Picasso's blues and Rusiñol's blues. July 13th and August 3rd, at 6pm at Racó de la Calma. Activity in Catalan and Spanish.
  • The magic of your hands. August 10, at 6pm at the Maricel Palace. Activity in Catalan and Spanish.
  • La Festa Major on the T-shirt, August 17th, 6pm at Racó de la Calma, Activity in Catalan and Spanish. You must bring a T-shirt.

For further information and to book tickets consult the website:  https://museusdesitges.cat/en/sitgestiu-2023

 

The activities for adults are accompanied by a glass of wine or cava courtesy of U més U

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