Roses and its surroundings

El pueblo de Rosas está situado en un lugar ideal entre los Pirineos y el mar Mediterráneo (a 30 km. south of the french border, a 150 km. north of Barcelona). The Greeks settled in Roses in the 8th century BC.. (Rosas is twinned with Rhodes in Greece). Later the Romans colonized the city and started tourism in our region. On the other side of the Bay are the ruins of Empurias where, makes 2000 years, Julius Caesar offered this picturesque area to his soldiers so that they could enjoy their retirement.

Today Rosas is a dynamic town that has 20.000 inhabitants with a large fishing port and a marina. Rosas welcomes visitors who love its beaches (the sea has received the European blue flag in recognition of its cleanliness) the old Ciutadella, its pleasant shopping streets, Sports facilities (nautical sports, golf, tennis, bowling alley) and its many tapas bars and restaurants.

Leisure activities

Rosas also offers a wide range of leisure activities:

www.turismegarrotxa.com

You can visit Castellfollit de la Roca, town built on lava.

www.castellfollitdelaroca.org/?c=1&lng = ESP

El pueblo medieval de Besalú.

www.besalu.cat/es/turismo/

Figueras and the Dalí triangle

A 17 kiometres of Rosas is located in Figueras. Located in the extreme northeast of Catalonia and with some 44.000 population, es la capital de la comarca del Alto Ampurdán y una ciudad atractiva por sus innumerables tiendas, restaurants, cafeterias and tapas bars.

Important communications hub, entry and exit gate for all travelers passing through Spain, Figueras offers endless possibilities to its visitors. De todas maneras Figueras es mundialmente conocida por ser la patria del genial pintor Salvador Dalí. Here we can visit one of the vertices of the Dalinian triangle composed of:

  • Teatro-Museo Dalí en Figueras
  • Casa-Museo Salvador Dalí en Port LLigat (Cadaqués)
  • Gala Dalí Castle House-Museum in Púbol

To know more : www.salvador-dali.org

Gerona

Gerona, a 60 km from Rosas and capital of the province of the same name, it has the advantages of a great city and the measure of a human city, designed to live and enjoy with its shops, bares, coffee shops, restaurants, museums, monuments. Stroll through its Jewish Quarter or its Walls, visit its Cathedral, descubrir sus leyendas o tomar algo en una terraza de las Ramblas supone siempre un momento agradable.

www.girona.cat/turisme/esp/

Barcelona

Barcelona habla por sí sola. Barcelona es sinónimo de vida, joy, fun, song, culture, story, modernity, Modernism, Gaudí, Museums, Ramblas, mar, stores , markets… A true metropolis with style and elegance, with a varied cultural offer, tour, gastronomic and musical.

Just 150 km. of Rosas, Knowing the second city of Spain is a must for all those visitors who come to our region. With a crucial historical past in the history of Spain, The news of our country passes through this beautiful city where everyone feels well received.

www.turismedebarcelona.net

Other places of interest

El monasterio románico de Sant Pere de Rodes del siglo XI, a 18km.

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The ruins of Empuries, a 30 km,

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Cadaqués (18 km, verdadero pueblo de pescadores donde vivió Dalí.

www.visitcadaques.org/?long = it

Empuriabrava, a 5 km, known as the Venice of Spain with 30 km of channels.

www.castelloempuriabrava.com/es/info/servicios-publicos/oficinas-de-turismo

Pals (medieval village , a 50 km.

www.palsturisme.com/es/pals-turisme-costa-brava.html

La Garrotxa (volcanic region).

www.turismegarrotxa.com

You can visit Castellfollit de la Roca, town built on lava.

www.castellfollitdelaroca.org/?c=1&lng = ESP

El pueblo medieval de Besalú.

www.besalu.cat/es/turismo/