The long wide promenade, stretches of clean, sandy beaches, vast national park and proximity to Barcelona make Sitges a favourite for many international families. It should therefore come as no surprise that an estimated 35% of Sitges inhabitants are from Northern Europe. Located just 40km south west of Barcelona, this cosmopolitan, vibrant seaside town is perfectly situated between the Garraf Natural Park and the Mediterranean Sea. Sitges is well known for its popular beaches, gastronomy, nightspots, golf courses, marinas and historical sites. Sitges is also close to some excellent international schools and homes some reputable local schools.