A walk along the beaches and coastal villages of Penedès
Sitges retains the charm of an old fishing village, and at the same time, it has a cosmopolitan flavour, as it always has equally attracted artists and visitors from all over the world. You can visit notorius places of interest, such as the Palau Maricel, the Museum Cau Ferrat and the rest of the Sitges Museums, or the church of Sant Bartomeu i Santa Tecla, which rules the beach from a terrace, where you can admire beautiful sunrises and sunsets.
Also, do you know why the Malvasia the Sitges Interpretation Center is located in a former hospital facility? You should take a tour to find out the history of this wine and its impact on the town.
If you go for a walk, Vilanova i la Geltrú has four recommended walking itineraries and we want to highlight two. First, the walk along La Rambla, which is alive all year round thanks to lively terraces and the shopping opportunities. The discovery of the town centre may take you to the Can Papiol Romantic Museum, the Víctor Balaguer Library and Museum, the Torre Blava-Espai Guinovart or the Center d 'Interpretation of Romanticism Manuel de Cabanyes, which also houses an exhibition of twelve engravings by Francisco de Goya.
Secondly, we have the Seafront walk, The promenade takes you along the seafront, down to the fishing village quarter. You will find the famous sculpture of Pasiphae, the fish market, the marina, the fishing pier or the Espai Far, located in the lighthouse de Sant Cristòfol, a museum that shows the rich maritime heritage of Vilanova i la Geltrú.
Entering the Baix Penedès county, Cunit offers a 2.5 km beach with 7 breakwaters, which form 7 very shallow moon-shaped coves. If we turn our backs on the sea, we will find several places of interest, such as L’avenc de Sant Antoni, the Iberian village of Fondo del Roig or Castell de Cunit.
Next to the promenade we find the Vila Museu Pau Casals. You can walk through its fabulous gardens with privileged views of the sea, where concerts and activities take place in the summer. You can also take a tour into his former summer house, now converted into a museum that aims to preserve and communicate the life and work of the best cellist of all time.
If you follow the promenade to the north, you will find Les Madrigueres, a small natural space used by a large number of birds in their migratory stages. You can end the day by entering the old town to look for the Casa Museu Àngel Guimerà, the Museu Deu and the Fundació Apel.les Fenosa.