Barcelona Events 2019


Festa De La Verema de Sitges 2019

58th Sitges Grape Harvest Festival 2019

Fiesta de la Vendimia Sitges 2019


Event date:
Sat 12 & Sun 13 October 2019 
Opening times: 12.00 to 3.30 pm and 5pm to 9pm.
Event location: Sitges, 45km south of Barcelona - 45 mins by train

Sitges Wine Harvest Festival Sitges Mostra de Vins and Festa de la Verema 2018. Fiesta de la Vendimia 2019. The Sitges Wine Harvest Festival has been celebrated since 1961.

Sitges celebrates the annual grape harvest with a Wine and Food festival called 'La Festa de la Verema' in Catalan language and 'la Fiesta de la Vendimia' in Spanish language.

This wine festival usually coincides with the annual Sitges film festival called 'Festival Internacional de Cine Fantástico de Sitges.'

The wine festival features a popular wine show at the weekend called 'Mostra de Vins' which in on beachfront plaza de la Fregata near the church, where visitors can sample the best wines from all the top wineries of the Penedès wine region of Catalunya.

During the wine festival many restaurants in Sitges prepare special menus dedicated to grapes and wine.

The 'Nit de les Pubilles' is usually on Friday night at 22:30, This is a 'beauty pageant' with roots in Catalan traditions.

Various barrios/neighbourhoods and/or organistions enter a young lady as their 'pubilla' contender in the contest for the title of 'Pubilla Major' who then later goes on to represent Sitges at the regional contest of 'Pubilla de Catalunya.' Read more about la pubilla on wikipedia.

Other highlights of the Sitges Verema festival are the grape stomping contest 'Concurs de trepitjadors de raïm' on Plaza del Baluard on Sunday 7th October around 12.30

This is followed by the inauguration of the wine fountain at around 14.30 called "Inauguració de la font del vi" and the weighing of La Pubilla winner counterbalanced by wine bottles - callled "Pasaje de la Pubilla"

Finally the traditional Catalan sardanas dancing led by La cobla Sitgetana.
The Festa de la Verema de Sitges is organised by Fomento de Turismo de Sitges in conjunction with Bodegas Torres and Ayuntamiento de Sitges city council.

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Sitges
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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.

Open FULLSCREEN map Sitges 



Sitges tourist office official website



Getting to Sitges from Barcelona


By car

The C-32 tollroad is the fastest way to drive to Sitges from Barcelona. It connects Sitges with Barcelona in 30 minutes. You can also take the free C31 coastal road, which is very scenic, but it has many bends and can be quite congested.
Google map route Barcelona to Sitges

By bus

Bus company Mon-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. 

Timetables Trains Barcelona to Sitges
Line R2 south trains to Sitges
Hotels Sitges

How to get to Sitges from Barcelona airport


The nearest airport to Sitges is Barcelona El Prat Airport

Bus company MonBus operates a bus service every 30 minutes from Barcelona airport to Sitges

The ticket price is €4.10 with €3 airport supplement

The MonBus bus stop is only at Airport T1 Terminal 1 - not at airport T2 Terminal 2

Check MonBus website for times of bus connections to Sitges.

How to get from T2 terminal to T1
If you are arriving at Terminal 2 T2, then you need to take the free airport shuttle bus from terminal T1 to T2 to be able to connect to the Monbus bus to Sitges.

The free T1 > T2 bus runs every 7 minutes, 24 hours a day.  

At T2 terminal the terminal bus is located under the bridge outside T2B which will take you to T1.

The distance between the two Barcelona airport terminals is 4km and the shuttle bus journey time is 10-15 minutes. 

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Barcelona Event 

Barcelona Events:
Sitges Wine Festival - Festa De La Verema 2019
When:
12.10.2019 - 13.10.2019
Where:
Sitges - Sitges
Category:
Festivals near Barcelona