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Roses is the liveliest resort on the northern stretch of the Costa Brava Lovely beaches, Michelin star restaurants Hotels that can be booked on line, for your next holiday in Spain.
The hotel is situated on the sea front, boasting incredible views overlooking the bay along the Costa Brava.… More
Visit Bay of Roses in Costa Brava – Spain Travel Guide.
The Bay of Roses is located in the Spanish region of Catalonia on the Costa Brava and is phenomenon. Its location is simply beautiful with the sometimes snow-capped Pyrenees in the background. The Bay of Roses visitors can enjoy the famous botanical garden of roses, the Aquabrava Water Park and the Mallol House.
A family run hotel, established in 1926, facing the beach but right in centre of Roses, with exellent views of the sea and town’s fortress.… More
In ancient times Greek settlers came here from the Island of Rhodes and the name of the bay is said to have been given by them. Since then, there have been three roses in the coat of arms of the town. They were followed by the Romans and Visigoths. In the middle ages, Roses was the military base of the Catalan fleet. In 1354, 300 warships left from here to defeat a rebellion on the island of Sardinia that was under Catalan rule at that time.
This guest house enjoys a very privileged location on the seafront of this Costa Brava fishing town, with fantastic views of the Bay of Roses.… More
The Spanish armada left from the nearby harbor to the battle of Lepanto. Later, fishing and coral trading largely contributed to the prosperity of the town. The 20th century marred the landscape with concrete blocks that were considered modern at that time. Tearing them down has been out of the question so far but the newly built hotels and apartments are much more aesthetic. The sea is invariably beautiful and clean.
With an exceptional first-line, beachfront location the hotel boasts some absolutely splendid views overlooking the sea; a 10 minute walk along the seafront promenade will take you directly to Roses…… More
The water deepened slowly here and there are no romantic rocks protruding from it but it’s perfect for those who can’t swim. The waves are always weak so people set their folding chairs right out in the water.
The name of the central beach is Bahia de Rosas but we can also bathe in several smaller bays. The best known are Kalamoska, Kalyado and Platja de Santa Margarita.
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Those fond of plants and flowers must not miss the famous botanical garden of roses which we can reach from the beach by a free microbus. The characteristic dance of Catalans, the Sardana is danced in the main square and mainly on Saturdays.
On the other side of the coastal promenade, the huge pentagonal citadel with its thick walls was erected at the order of Charles V but the base walls of the fortress are from Greco-Roman times.
Thousands of soldiers were stationed at the huge area once. Later, it was destroyed by the French.
The churches and ruins in this spacious closed area provide interesting sights nowadays too. Catalans who are extremely proud of the old monuments of their nation not only renovated the old fortress but also tried to fill it up with visitors.
They furnished museums and exhibition rooms and held cultural presentations, concerts and they even issued a quarterly talking about the latest excavations which functioned as a program brochure at the same time.
The town has two other fortresses and two bastions. The thick gray walls of Castillo de Trinidad can clearly be seen from the beach. The fortress protected Roses from pirate attacks with five cannons.
A lighthouse has been operating nearby for centuries which today is of course equipped with the latest technology. Only modest ruins of the former fortress of the Visigoths, the Castra Visigote can be seen.
The medieval defense bastions of the hills east of the town, Torre Marina and Torre Mosaika are much more spectacular.
There are numerous tourist paths leading to the neighboring hills. The 605m high Alpeini is especially beautiful from where we can see even the Cape of Krevs.
The trip, whether we walk or go by bicycle is advisable either in spring or in autumn when the weather is not very hot. Near Roses, you can find the biggest megalith of Catalonia, the 5 x 2.5m Dolmen de la — and a cave from the Stone Age. Several other smaller dolmans and graves from the Stone Age have also been excavated.
Spain Info, Roses.
San Francisco De Asis, Urb Marina, San Fulgencio, 03177, Alicante, Spain.