Santa Tecla 2023

Santa Tecla is one of Sitges most important festivals after Fiesta Mayor, celebrating the Patron Saint of the Parish Church. The event takes place at the end of September complete with an amazing firework display on the beach.

  • Santa Tecla Dates

    From: 22nd of September 2023
    To:  23rd of September 2023

    Fireworks take place on the 22nd.

    The traditional “Nit de Foc” or night of fire,
    takes place on the Saturday the week before.

  • Don’t Miss!

    The fireworks take place on the 22nd
    at 11pm, right on the beachfront

    Normally the Saturday before the festival
    – Nit De Foc, a fire procession of beastes
    through the town.

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Santa Tecla – More fireworks, giants and fire demons.

This festival is a smaller version of the Fiesta Mayor! It is a big event for Sitgeans with the Church of Santa Tecla forming the backdrop of the key events. Expect lots of noisey fireworks and more of those crazy castellers as they make taller and taller human towers. Each afternoon and evening, mythical Catalan characters dance their way through the town in a full traditional folkloric procession which includes the Bull, Dragon, Devil, Giant and Turk Dances. The festivities culminate in a large fireworks display on the beach front on the 22nd at 11pm.

Here are the hotels we recommend that have good reviews and keep you close to all the action

Dolce Sitges,    Hotel MiM,    Hotel Medium,    ME Sitges Terramar

Nit de Foc – The Fire Night – Dragons of Fire on the Streets of Sitges.

20:30h, From the location of El Baluard, starting of  “LA NIT DE FOC” (Night of Fire) through the streets of the old town.

Route:  Baluard, Plaça de l’Ajuntament, carrer d’en Bosch, Davallada, Barcelona, Aigua, Major and Plaça de l’Ajuntament.

Event organized by la Nit de Foc

  • 21 Gun Salute at 2pm
  • Town Procession at 7pm: Artur Carbonell, Sant Bartomeu, Sant Gaudenci, Sant Josep, Parellades, Marquès de Montroig, plaça de la Indústria, Primer de Maig, Santa Tecla, Bassa Rodona, passeig de la Ribera, Sant Pau, Parellades, Cap de la Vila, Major and Ajuntament.
  • Fireworks Display – 11pm
  • Human Towners – 18.30 – Cap de la Vila
  • Procession in honor of Santa Tecla – 19.00 – Fonollar, Baluard Vidal i Quadras, Port de n’Alegre, Rafel Llopart, Sant Damià, Sant Sebastià, Jesús, Sant Bartomeu, Sant Gaudenci, Sant Francesc, Cap de la Vila, Parellades, Sant Pere, Paseo de la Ribera (mountain side) until la Fragata

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Recommended Hotels in Sitges

Most of the hotels in Sitges are in the centre of the Village. The best options are on the seafront offering beautiful views of the Mediterranean.

Dolce Sitges
5 Star Luxury

Hotel Dolce Sitges



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Located a 10 minute taxi drive from the centre of town, this is the only 5 star hotel in Sitges and one of the best!

Hotel MiM, 4 Star
Stylish & Sophisticated

Hotel Mim Sitges



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New, 4 star hotel in the heart of Sitges with beautiful rooms, a skybar with pool and stunning day spa for relaxing!

Hotel Medium, 3 Star
Great Pool & Location

Hotel Medium Sitges



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The Hotel Medium is located in the heart of Sitges just seconds from the centre of town with a great pool.

Hotel ME, 4 Star
Deluxe & Luxury Option

Hotel ME Terramar Sitges



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The Hotel ME Terramar Sitges is one of the finest hotels in Sitges with its own beach club and large rooms.

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