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Sitges Film Festival 2016
International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia

Event date: Friday 7th to Sunday 16th October 2016
Event location: Sitges, near Barcelona

Sitges Film Festival 2016. Film festival "SITGES 16 - International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia." This film festival is one of Spain's oldest film festivals dating back to 1968. Today the SITGES Film Festival is considered the leading fantasy film festival in the world and is now in its 49th year.

Highlights of the Sitges Film Festival include the Grand Honorary Award which is presented at the Sitges Film Festival opening gala. The recipient in 2016 is the great Christopher Walken. Also immensely popular is the traditional film festival Sitges Zombie Walk through streets of Sitges. Visit the official Sitges Film Festival website for full programme of events and 2016 awards. The Sitges Wine festival coincides with the film festival.

Sitges Film Festival transport
There is a special Fantàstic Train shuttle train from Barcelona to Sitges for the film festival which operates every night during the festival departing from Sitges at 01:30 am. 

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How to get to Sitges from Barcelona

Sitges is a popular and exclusive sea-side resort located about 45 kilometers south of Barcelona in Catalonia, Spain. Sitges is well known for the Sitges 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

By car
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!

By bus
Bus companyMon-bus operates buses from Barcelona and from Barcelona airport to Sitges

By train
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 10 euros. 

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