Just 35 minutes from the center of Barcelona, the seaside town of Sitges makes a great day trip. Besides having picturesque beaches filled with clear water, light sand, and striped umbrellas, Sitges has an array of activities to satisfy the curiosity the artistically curious type of visitor. What we at Aspasios suggest is to follow the path of several famous local artists such as Blanca de Nicolás, Carmen Nicolás, Manuel Blesa y Núria Corretgé and see some of their favourite vistas. With these talented folks personally leading the way, you can hear about their inspirations and techniques. Without a doubt, this is a wonderful alternative to the beach for anyone looking to nurture their inner artist. How to get to Sitges Take the train line 2 on the REFE system (R2 Sud) from the Passeig de Gracia or Estació de Sants stops.