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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.

Roses Location

Located:

  • 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

Attractions

Agua Brava aquatic park 



 

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
  • Miramar
  • 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

 

 

Cap de Creus Natural Park



 

Roses Citadel & Museum



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)

 

Visigoth Fortress



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.

 

 

Museum



 

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.

 

 

 

Go Karts



 

Mallol House 



 

 

Roses Megalithic Complex



 

 

Santa Maria Church



 

The Santa Maria building was started in 1792 using parts of the older Santa Maria Monastry such as part of the apse

 

Trinity Castle (The Castell de la Trinitat)



 

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.

Roses Apartments  Aparthotels & Hotels

Visit our  Apartments, Aparthotels & Hotels page for Maps, Description , photographs and a brilliant Price comparison checker

 

Roses Accomodation

Roses Bars, Restaurants & Nightlife

Roses Beaches 

One unusual thing is that you can enjoy Salsa lessons on the beach, if you are an early riser.

Shopping in Roses

Skydiving

Just outside Roses is the world's busiest Sky Diving venues

Roses Transport

Nearest Airport to Roses



 

  • Girona Airport 65 kilometres
  • Barcelona Airport 170 kilometres

 

 

Roses Railway Station



 

There is no station at Roses, the nearest is Figueres Station 30 minutes away by road.

 

Roses Buses



Bus Station

Avinguda Rhode, 77 79. 17480. Roses. Girona. (Catalonia)

 

Regional Buses

Girona Airport Fiqueres Roses

Only 2 buses a day. We recomend Airport Transfers

 

Fiqueres Roses

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

Sarfa Buses

 

Local Buses

Roses and Santa Margarita

 

Roses Canyelles Petites and Canyelles Grosses
 
Roses, Santa Margarita  and Empúriabrava

 

Vinolas Autocars

Roses Tourist Information Office

Av. Rhode, 77 79 17480 Roses (Alt Empordà)

 

An extra tourist office opens between 15th July to 15th September in Santa Margarita