Facts About Gay Sitges

SITGES ECONOMY:
Sitges economy is based on tourism and culture events.

GAY POPULATION:
The percentage of the Gay Transient Population= 35%

HOTELS & ACCOMMODATIONS:
Sitges has approximately 4,510 accommodations and the majority are 4 stars hotels. They all are gay friendly.

RESTAURANTS:
Sitges has over 20 restaurants that are gay or gay-friendly.

GAY BEACHES:
In Sitges most of the beaches are gay friendly. There are 2 main beaches that are considered gay and also 2 nude beaches where the majority of the people are gay.

2 Gay Beaches
2 Nude Beaches (gays and straights)
13 Beaches (gays and straight)

SITGES POPULATION:
There are 26,000 permanent residents in Sitges. 36% of the population are from the UK, Scandinavia, France and the Netherlands.

SCHOOLS:
Gay couples with children can enjoy excellent International schools in the area.

Gay life in Sitges is very nice and very open. You will see gay/lesbian couples holding hands by the beach and by the center of town. Sitges has become a very popular destination for gays and lesbians travelers. It is one of the most gay friendly cities in the world.

Sitges becomes very gay during the months of July thru August. Fewer straight people than normal or at least you will be too busy looking at all the gays that you will not notice them.

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SITGES, BARCELONA, SPAIN:

The Gay French Riviera!

Voted the most gay-friendly in the World!

Sitges economy is based on tourism and culture events.
The percentage of the Gay Transient Population is 35%.

LOCATION:

Sitges is a province of Barcelona and it is located only 35 km SW of Barcelona

AREA:

43.85 km²

WEATHER:

17°C, Wind S at 0 m/s, 59% Humidity

POPULATION:

28,171 (2014) Instituto Nacional de Estadística

ORIGIN OF RESIDENTS:

35% are from the Netherlands, the UK, France and Scandinavia

LANGUAGE SPOKEN:

Catalan, Spanish, English

ACCOMMODATIONS:

Sitges has approximately 4,510 accommodations and the majority are 4 stars hotels. They all are gay friendly.

RESTAURANTS/EATERIES:

Sitges has over 20 restaurants that are gay or gay-friendly.

EVENTS IN SITGES:

Carnival – February 28th to March 6th, 2019, the parades are on days 3 and 5. A winter party in which everyone disguises themselves to dance for days, even uploaded in floats. More information: Carnaval 2018

Rally Barcelona Sitges – March 16th to 18th, 2019. If you like vintage cars (and if you do not like them too), an event that you can not miss. More info: Rally 2018

Sitges Tapa a Tapa – From April 12th to 22nd. An excellent gastronomic event that takes place twice a year in Sitges where you can enjoy snacks of all kinds of cuisines. More info: Tapa a tapa 2018

Bears Week – May Edition, from the 30th of April to 5th of May.

Corpus Christi – From the 2nd to the 10th of June, day 3 the flower carpets. A day in which the streets of Sitges are covered with long and colorful carpets of carnations, more info: Corpus 2018

Sitges Gay Pride – From June 1st to 10th. Holidays, music, dance, union … and a lot of pride! Gay Pride 2018

Fiesta Mayor – August 18th to 26th, day 23 at night the fireworks. The most traditional festival in Sitges where you can enjoy popular dances, concerts, a night of fireworks and much more. Fiesta Mayor 2018

Bears Week – From the 1st to the 11th of September. Bears Week 2018

Santa Tecla – September 22th to 23th. Like the Fiesta Mayor named above, but in which the youngest also participate. For many it is the closing party of summer. Santa Tecla 2018

Festival de Cine Fantástico/ Zombie Walk – From the 4th to the 14th of October (zombie walk day 6). A film festival that has been held for over 50 years, the films shown will not leave you indifferent! Cine Fantástico 2018