Spain is known as one of the best places in the world to party, particularly for parties in the night. Clubs attend to open very late compared to other European countries. No wonder that one of the main feasts in Spain is celebrated in the night: San Juan.

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Bonfire. Photo by MGM_Photos via Flickr

San Juan is celebrated to mark and welcome the summer, just after the summer solstice. In honour of St. John the Baptist, the Spanish party all night long on the evening of June 23. In the Catalonian area, this feast is famous and known as the best place in Spain to celebrate this holiday. You can choose to go to a big city like Barcelona but San Juan in Sitges is another great spot to party all night long. More and more Barcelona youth attend to celebrate in the city of Sitges and throw firecrackers around in this normally so quiet place.  But not only the youth has found its way to Sitges. More people come to celebrate  the feast of San Juan on a yearly basis in Sitges, if you would like to experience this tradition, we offer accommodation for San Juan 2011 in our Sitges apartments.

San Juan activities 2011 bring out the feast of the eve of San Juan at the beach. At 00.00 sharp, many people take a fresh dip in to the sea, according to the legend it brings good luck in the coming year. On the beach bonfires, which are also used for several other traditions, create a very special atmosphere. Sitges is a great place to experience San Juan; Cava is flowing, fireworks and bonfires are lit.  And not to forget the spectacular view on top of the mountains where you can see the fireworks in the direction of Barcelona and the coast. There are many parties and in the outside it is crowded and noisy. You do not need to worry about not knowing what to do.

San Juan party at one of the night clubs in Sitges:

The day after is one to recover from all the partying. Especially a quiet place like Sitges is perfect to relax and enjoy the Mediterranean climate. Enjoy the small streets, lovely views, the adorable beaches and the great cuisine restaurants offer.

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