Event date: Tuesday Wednesday 19th August 2015 to Wednesday 26th August 2015
Event location: Sitges - seaside town 45km south of Barcelona How to get to Sitges
Festa Major de Sitges 2015. Open programme Sitges Festa Major 2015. La Fiesta Mayor de Sitges is the biggest annual festival in Sitges. Sitges is a delightful seaside town 40 minutes south of Barcelona by train or car.
The Festa Major de Sitges takes place in August every year and like other Catalan festa major celebrations, you can see many Catalan traditions including processions with gegants (giants) - capgrossos (big paper mache heads), correfocs (fireruns) - bastoners (stick dances) and a full programme of music and concerts and of course sardanes dancing and castellers groups who build impressive human towers.
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Sitges is a popular and exclusive sea-side resort located about 45 kilometers south of Barcelona in Catalonia, Spain. Sitges is well known for theSitges Film Festival in October and the Sitges Carnival in February. Sitges also offers visitors a very nice selection of beaches, nightspots, and historical sites.
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Getting to Sitges from Barcelona
The C-32 tollroad (before A-16) connects Sitges with Barcelona in 30 minutes. You can also take the free coastal road, which is very scenic but has many bends, so passengers can become car sick!
Bus company Mon-bus operates buses from Barcelona and from Barcelona airport to Sitges
Sitges is under between 35 and 45 minutes from Barcelona by R2 south line train. The railway company is called Renfe. The trains connections are called Cercanias/Rodalies: The trains to Sitges are on the R2 south line which departs from stations in the center of Barcelona to outlying suberbs of Barcelona and towns nearby. Regional trains to Sitges leave every 15 minutes from various stations in Barcelona including Passeig de Gracia (currently undergoing renovation), Catalunya or Sants: Price for a return ticket around 9 euros.
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