Nestled on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea, Sitges is a charming and vibrant town that has become a hub for LGBTQ+ travelers from all over the world. From its picturesque streets to its stunning beaches, Sitges offers the perfect blend of relaxation, culture, and nightlife. In this guide, we’ll explore the best that Sitges has to offer for LGBTQ+ travelers.
Sitges is easily accessible from the UK, with several airlines offering direct flights from London to Barcelona. From Barcelona, it’s a short train journey to Sitges. Alternatively, you can take a ferry from the UK to northern Spain and then drive to Sitges.
Where to stay
Sitges has a range of LGBTQ+ friendly accommodation options, from luxurious hotels to budget-friendly hostels. The Hotel MiM Sitges is a popular option, with its rooftop pool and stunning sea views. The Hotel Galeón is another great choice, with its central location and friendly staff.
Local sights and attractions
Sitges is known for its beautiful beaches, including Platja de la Fragata and Platja de la Bassa Rodona. The town is also home to several museums, such as the Museu Cau Ferrat, which showcases the work of artist Santiago Rusiñol and the Maricel Museum which features a collection of contemporary art and showcases the history of the town and its relationship with the sea.
Places to eat
Sitges is renowned for its cuisine, with fresh seafood and traditional Spanish dishes on offer. La Nansa is a great choice for seafood lovers, while El Pou offers delicious paella and other local specialties. For a more casual meal, try Barra Llibertat, a gay-owned bar and restaurant that serves tapas and cocktails.
LGBTQ+ bars and clubs
Sitges is famous for its LGBTQ+ nightlife, with numerous bars and clubs catering to the community. Ruby’s Bar at Queenz is a popular gay bar that features drag shows, karaoke, and themed nights. The bar has a friendly and welcoming atmosphere and is a great place to meet other LGBTQ+ travelers. For a more relaxed atmosphere, check out Bears Bar, a bar for bears of all types, their friends & their admirers.
Sitges is a must-visit destination for LGBTQ+ travelers, with its welcoming atmosphere, beautiful beaches, and vibrant nightlife. We’ve only scratched the surface of what this town has to offer, so be sure to share your own recommendations in the comments below. We hope you have a fabulous time in Sitges!