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Roses Description, Costa Brava, Spain
Roses is one of the largest resorts on the Costa Brava and has sprung up as a tourist destination from it's origins as a fishing village, in the 1960's. The town still has a thtiving fishing fleet.
The front has a lovely promenade that takes about half an hour to strole along.
- Under 20 miles south of the French border on the Medeterrean coast.
- Nestling on the coast to the south west of the moutainous Cap de Creus
- Girona 65 kilometres
- Barcelona 160 kilometres
Located less than 1 km along the Cadaqués Road from the centre. The park has over 20 attractions with the largest wave pool in Europe.
A free bus runs to the park 4 times a day from Roses, stopping outside:
- Tourist Office
- STA Margarita
- San Marc Hotel
- Montecarlo Hotel
- Marian Plaja
- Goya park Hotel
A free bus runs to the park 4 times a day from EmpuriBrava, stopping outside:
- Camping Mas Nou / Hotel Ampuria Inn
- Super Lidl Maurica Park
- Xon's Aparthotel
- Camping Amberes (Pont Internacional)
A paid for bus from Cadaques
A large Star Shaped fort built in 1543. See the massive & stunning sea gate.
Within the fort are excavations of much earlier fortifications and buildings from settlements by the Greeks, Romans and later periods in both BC & AD
Avinguda de Rhode, s/n. 17480 Roses (Girona)
Built in the middle of the 7th century on top of a strategic hill. The Visigoths were nomadic tibes of Germanic decent, and are remembered in history by defeating the Romans.
The museum takes you through the local history from From Neolithic times, through the Greek colonisation, Roman times and the Visigoth era on to medieval and modern times.
The Santa Maria building was started in 1792 using parts of the older Santa Maria Monastry such as part of the apse
Built in 1544 on high ground of the Poncella point with a commanding position over the Bay of Roses. This fort complements the Roses Citadel built the year before on the far side of the old town of Roses.
The walls are 2 metres thick and has very angular 5 points, designed to deflect cannon balls.
There are 3 terraces of gun platforms which housed cannons, howitzers and mortars.
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One unusual thing is that you can enjoy Salsa lessons on the beach, if you are an early riser.
Just outside Roses is the world's busiest Sky Diving venues
- Girona Airport 65 kilometres
- Barcelona Airport 170 kilometres
There is no station at Roses, the nearest is Figueres Station 30 minutes away by road.
Avinguda Rhode, 77 79. 17480. Roses. Girona. (Catalonia)
Girona Airport Fiqueres Roses
Only 2 buses a day. We recomend Airport Transfers
Regular service roughly every 45 minutes. Jouney time 30 to 50 minutes.
Barcelona Airport Barcelona Roses
Unrealistic 1 bus per day. We recomend Airport Transfers
Roses and Santa Margarita
Roses Canyelles Petites and Canyelles Grosses
Roses, Santa Margarita and Empúriabrava
Av. Rhode, 77 79 17480 Roses (Alt Empordà)
An extra tourist office opens between 15th July to 15th September in Santa Margarita