Sixth International Conference on Multifunctional, Hybrid and Nanomaterials

Optional tour

The 6th International Conference on Multifunctional, Hybrid and Nanomaterials has partnered with Ocio Vital, a DMC specializing in unique and unforgettable tourism experiences, to offer delegates and accompanying partners a number of sightseeing tours and activities to make their stay in Sitges even more enjoyable.

All activities have been organized for the afternoon of Wednesday 13th March.

  1. Sitges Cultural Walking Tour – 15:00 – 17:00

    Sitges is universally recognised as one of the most charming towns of the Catalan coast.

    Explore the town centre and learn the secrets of Sitges, a lovely coastal town boasting a beautiful natural setting by the Mediterranean Sea with great beaches and a beautiful town centre.

    Price: €14 + VAT 21% = €16.94 per person

    The price includes:  2-hour tour with a local English-speaking guide and pick-up from the conference hotel

  2. Flavours of Sitges Tapas Tour – 13:30 – 16:30

    Combine gourmet food and Catalan culture on a walking tour of Sitges famous tapas bars. This is a great way to do a visit the town - Not only will you get an overview of this fabulous city, you will also learn how to order tapas and discover some of the best bars and cafes Sitges has to offer.

    Stroll along the historic streets of the city with a knowledgeable guide while tasting Spanish wines and Spain's culinary treasures.

    Price: €72 + VAT 21% = €87.12 per person

    The price includes: pick-up from the conference hotel, local English-speaking guide, tapas meal (7 tapas, dessert, 4 drinks)

    Minimum number of participants: 10

  3. Penedes Wine Tour with 4x4 Experience – 15:00-18:30

    The Penedes Wine Region located between the Mediterranean Coast and Montserrat is famous for producing the best cava in the world and for its white wines.

    Tour the Can Bas Winery estate on an off-road vehicle, accompanied by a guide and a wine-grower, then carry on with a guided tour of the winery guided tasting of their wines and selected aperitifs.

    Price: €106 + VAT 21% = €128.26 per person

    The price includes: return bus transportation from the Melia Sitges Hotel, expert English-speaking guide, vineyard tour in an off-road vehicle, wine tasting

    Minimum number of participants: 5

  4. Barcelona Modernism Tour & Tapas Tasting – 15:00-20:00

    Barcelona, the capital of Catalonia, is a Mediterranean and cosmopolitan city with Roman remains, medieval quarters and the most beautiful examples of 20th century Modernism and avant-garde. It is no surprise that emblematic constructions by Catalan architects Antoni Gaudí and Lluís Doménech I Montaner have been declared World Heritage Sites by UNESCO.

    Explore Passeig de Gràcia Avenue and the Cerdà Plan neighbourhood and end your day in Barcelona with a tapas tasting session in the city.

    Price: €87 + VAT 21% = €105.27 per person

    The price includes: return bus transportation from the Melia Sitges Hotel, expert English-speaking guide and tapas tasting (4 tapas + 2 drinks + 1 dessert)

  5. Paella Cooking Experience – 13:30-16:00

Roll up your sleeves and make wonderful homemade paella!

Paella is the most famous authentic national dish of Spain. Come and learn how to prepare this wonderful and tasty meal.

The group will be divided in teams that will have to make the paella following the instructions in the recipe and led by the gastronomes that will be helping and supporting. Once the paellas are finished, they will be blind tasted and judged on different criteria by the master gastronomist or chef.

Once the activity is finished and the winner team is announced, you will enjoy a full meal at the restaurant.

Price: €83 + VAT 21% = €100.43 per person

The price includes: Paella cooking class (materials, ingredients, gastronomist), 3-course meal, recipes, aprons, prize for the winning team

Minimum number of participants: 15

Places are limited so please book early via the online registration system.