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Unique houses on the outskirts of Sitges

On the outskirts of Sitges, we can find the Celler Güell, a group of modernist buildings located in the centre of Garraf, still within the municipality of Sitges, on the regional road 246 from Sitges to Barcelona.

This architectural ensemble consists of the winery, a residence and a chapel. It was built by Antonio Gaudí in the last decade of the 19th century, commissioned by the industrialist Eusebi Güell, who owned several wine estates in the Garraf area. Its parabolic arches, the use of wrought iron and exposed brickwork, the asymmetry and the references to medieval times stand out. The winery is now a restaurant. We recommend a stroll along the Garraf beach with its picturesque beach houses.

An interesting place to visit in the heart of the Garraf park is the Monasterio Budista del Garraf (Buddhist Monastery). Founded by M.V. Jamyang Tashi Dorje Rinpoche in 1996, it is the first seat of the Sakya Tashi Ling Buddhist Monks community. The main palace, built in 1905, has been largely restored and retains its original architecture. Visitors can enjoy the cultural and spiritual offerings and the natural surroundings that make the Garraf Monastery a magnificent world heritage site, a place of pilgrimage and an example of peace and harmony.

Wine tours and visits to wineries

In the Garraf you can also embark on an oenological route through the vineyards and wineries of the area. The Garraf has been making wine for more than 2,000 years. It began with the Iberians, the first inhabitants of the region. The Romans, who became firmly established in the area, also marketed wine by sea, in Rome and also in France.

Vineyards were one of the main crops in the region until the phylloxera plague totally ruined the Catalan vineyards at the end of the 19th century. Today, vineyards are enjoying a new lease of life and are recovering many of the abandoned fields. The region's winegrowers produce excellent wines and cavas from the white (xarel-lo and malvasia) and black (tempranillo, cariñena, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and sumoll) grape varieties within the DO Penedès, with the character that the Mediterranean climate gives them.

The Garraf offers opportunities to get to know the winegrowers and the results of their efforts. In Vilanova i la Geltrú, Sitges and Sant Pere de Ribes, you can visit the winemaking cellars and their vineyards. In Sant Pere de Ribes you can also take a guided tour of the winemaking farmhouses on a route organised by the tourist information office.


According to legend, the person who first brought the Malvasia grape to Sitges was a knight from the Greek island of Monembasia in the 12th century. Other interpretations suggest that the Greeks spread the Malvasia as they settled in the territories they colonised. Whatever the case, Malvasia is one of the genuine wines of Sitges. Today, this grape variety is grown in the vineyards of the Hospital de Sant Joan, where this sweet wine is made, especially recommended after a good xató (a typical local salad with cod and tuna) and to accompany desserts.


62 km south of Sitges is the city of Tarragona, where Roman archaeological remains are still preserved. Founded in the 3rd century BC, it has been declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco.


Barcelona is 40km north of Sitges. The Catalan capital has a wide variety of tourist attractions, but we recommend that you don't leave without taking a walk through the medieval old town, visiting the Picasso museum, the recently restored Born, where the history of the city is explained, visiting the Miró museum on the mountain of Montjuic, strolling through the Port Vell or enjoying the spectacular views of the city from the Tibidabo.

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