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.


COVID-19:

To limit the spread of the coronavirus, attractions may be closed or have partial closures. Please consult government travel advisories before booking.


EVENTS IN SITGES



JANUARY: 

- The Three Kings Parade
- Sitges Half Distance Marathon

FEBRUARY:
- Carnival in Sitges

MARCH:
- Scrapbooking Fair (Handicraft)
- International Patchwork Festival
- Rock Trail  –  Mountain Race
- Art Fair
- Easter (Holy Week)

APRIL:
- Jazz Antic Sitges Festival (J.A.S.)
- Barcelona-Sitges International Vintage Car Rally
- Tapa a Tapa
- St George Day (Book and Rose Day)
- Comunication and New Media Innovation Festival
- International Dance Day

MAY:
- Triathlon Sprint
- International Museums Day
- Corpus Festival – Flower Carpets

JUNE:
- Sitges Gay Pride
- Poetry Festival
- Rugby Beach Tournament

JULY:
- Our Lady of Mount Carmel Festivity, patron saint of sailors
- Swimming Crossing

AUGUST:
- Mare de Déu del Vinyet, Celebration at the Vinyet Sanctuary
- Festa Major de Sitges”. Sitges’ main Annual Fiesta in Honour of “Sant Bartomeu”, The Town’s Patron Saint.  Fireworks

SEPTEMBER:
- International Bears Sitges Week
- Santa Tecla, Small City Feast of Sitges. Fireworks

OCTOBER:
- Artist Day
- International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia

DECEMBER:
- Sitges Christmas Festival