The town has a wide range of unique culture on offer, making it one of the country’s reference points. To start with, we have our museums, among which the Cau Ferrat Museum and the Maricel Museum both stand out, declared a site of national interest. We also have the Palau de Maricel and the Fundació Pere Stämpfli, with contemporary art collections and many art galleries. Finally, we have a varied range of events, Festival Internacional de Cine Fantàstic de Catalunya [Catalan International Fantasy Film Festival]. Culture Lovers, welcome home!
Sitges' candidacy emphasizes two tourism assets to promote industrial tourism in town: the Malvasia Interpretation Center and the La Sitgetana Craft Beer Brewery. These two local assets, both deeply rooted in the territory, are the main focuses of the Department of Tourism’s proposal to expand tourism and cultural activities and to boost diversification, deseasonalization, and also increase tourist spending.
The Agencia Catalana de Turisme’s (Catalan Tourism Agency’s) certification highlights the importance of many of the elements that Sitges still retains of the old fishing town with a long folklore and culture connected to the sea and to fishing traditions.
The Cau Ferrat museum commemorates its 125th anniversary with an exhibition that reviews its gestation under the initiative of Santiago Rusiñol, its rapid conversion into a space that is conducive to Art Total and its subsequent adaptation, forty years later, as a public museum The exhibition held at the Maricel Museum, which is titled 125 years of Cau Ferrat, the construction of an ideal (1894-2019) , is organized by Sitges Museums, curated by Ignasi Domènech and accompanied by several activities....