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Sitges Carnival 2013: Debauchery and Hedonism in the Streets of Sitges

Sitges Carnival 2013: Debauchery and Hedonism in the Streets of Sitges

Sitges Carnival is here again, that one time of the year when anything goes, a week long celebration of hedonism and debauchery occurring this year from the 7th to the 14th of February in the streets of Sitges. The most famous of all Carnivals in Spain it attracts visitors from all over the globe to watch and participate in the week long events which include the famous Debauchery and Extermination Parades. more ...

Sitges travel guide

Sitges travel guide

Just a few kilometres from Barcelona, Sitges is a small, thoroughly charming city hedged in by the mountain and the sea. Free-spirited, Sitges has managed to diffuse a certain sophisticated air through its historical, white-housed streets, attracting thousands of visitors each year. Sports lovers will also find various golf courses, three leisure ports and excellent beaches in Sitges. more ...

Sitges Film Festival 2012: the end of the world

Sitges Film Festival 2012: the end of the world

Various prophecies, among them those based in the ancient Mayan calendar, say that the world will end this December 2012. Luckily, the fantasy Film Festival in Sitges will be celebrated beforehand, from the 4th to the 14th of October. more ...

Sitges Pride 2012 official programme

Sitges Pride 2012 official programme

The dates for Sitges Pride 2012 have been officially set as the 5th to the 9th of July. Festival organisers, however, are being particularly coquettish about revealing the official programme. We have, however, been able to glean certain amounts of information about the 2012 Pride programme from our various sources. Here’s what we’ve been able to find out. more ...

Corpus Christi flower festival Sitges 2012

Corpus Christi flower festival Sitges 2012

With summer just starting to kick in, we need very little excuse to take a cheeky holiday in Sitges, one of our favourite destinations in Spain. Fortunately, we’ve found one: the religious festival of Corpus Christi, which celebrated every year in Sitges with blankets of fresh flowers that line the streets of the city. This year, the Corpus Christi festival will be held from the 9th to the 17th June. more ...

Friendly Rentals opens new office in Sitges

Friendly Rentals opens new office in Sitges

We at Friendly Rentals are always striving to improve our customer service and the experience we offer our clients. With a constantly increasing number of top destinations and quality apartments, a central office in Barcelona with a team of 60 employees who speak a total of 12 languages, and finally Friendly Rentals representatives in each location, we like to think that we certainly do our best to guarantee this, and more. more ...

Celebrate the Festival of Sitges

Celebrate the Festival of Sitges

There are many Spanish and Catalan towns that, coinciding with the hot weather, organise the major festivals during the month of August. Similarly the Festival of Sitges will be taking place this August the 21st to the 27th with celebrations that are particularly interesting due to their traditional characteristics. more ...

Sitges International Fantasy film Festival 2010

Sitges International Fantasy film Festival 2010

Just like every autumn, Sitges transforms into a terrifying town to host the best fantasy film festival of the moment, becoming a magnet for fanatics of these kinds of films that screens the best quality films every year as demonstrated in their International Fantasy Film Festival programme. This year, the 43rd edition of the festival will be taking place between the 7th and the 17th of October and like most film fanatics will know, the line up of this year is to pay tribute to Stanley Kubrick’s legendary film “The Shining” that turns 30 this year. more ...

Sitges Zombie Walk, 2010. A terrifying parade!

Sitges Zombie Walk, 2010. A terrifying parade!

We have been informed that soon the 2010 Fantasy International Film Festival in Sitges will be kicking off. Between the 7th and the 17th of October one of the most important festivals in the world of horror films will be taking place, where top national and international films will be screened for the first time for the entertainment of the most demanding horror and fantasy film fanatics. more ...

Bacardi and Brugal, rum brands from Sitges

Bacardi and Brugal, rum brands from Sitges

Rum, the famed alcoholic drink made from sugar cane, is both widely valued and highly prized. Its quality and taste depends on which country it’s produced in, and the origin of its raw materials. In any case, two of the best-known international rum brands are Bacardi and Brugal, both of whom produce a range of excellent-quality rums. These two brands have not only their success in common, but also their founding origins, as both were originally born in the Spanish location of Sitges. more ...

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