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Sitges has several world-class museums that leave the visitor stunned by the beauty of man's (and woman's) ability to create. The Museu Cau Ferat is a shining example of this. In 1891, painter Santiago Rusinol bought two houses in Sitges, making the the town a center of the artistic commuity. One of these houses became a museum that now houses works by El Greco and Picasso. In the old part of the city is Palau Maricel Museum, with Gothic and modern art, furniture and sculpture that reflect the history of the region.
The Sant Bartomeu i Santa Tecla is a 17th-century church situated on a rocky bluff in the northern section of the city. Many of the city's rowdy religious festivals center around the church. Another church, this one in nearby Barcelona, is the Monestir de Pedrables. It's actually a monastery, founded in 1327, to house the nuns of the Order of St. Clare. The monastery has been restored and you can visit the nun's cells, the kitchen, the dining hall, and the infirmary. Beautiful gardens and religious paintings add to the experience.
Less than 30 minutes from Sitges (near Salou), is Universal Mediterranea Theme Park, formerly known as Port Aventura, and created by Universal Studios. If you're familiar with any of Universal's theme parks, you know what you're in for.
For golfers, there's the Terramar Golf Club, founded in 1922. Though it's not known for its difficulty, it is still a nice diversion for those so inclined.