Sitges - Sant Bartolome Church
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Sitges - Sant Bartolome Church

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The church of Sant Bartolome is located direct at the mediterranean sea. From the plateau there is a nice view over the sea and the coast line with its beaches. Especially during the weekends and in the summer Sitges is known for being a party place with lots of people gathering there. Sometimes it is difficult to get a parking space!

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