in Girona of Catalonia, Spain
- Girona Airport (33 mi)
- Perpignan-Rivesaltes (Llabanère) Airport (37 mi)
- Béziers-Vias Airport (74 mi)
- Sabadell Airport (75 mi)
- Carcassonne Airport (79 mi)
- Barcelona International Airport (87 mi)
- Montpellier-Méditerranée Airport (99 mi)
- Castres-Mazamet Airport (100 mi)
- Marseille Provence Airport (132 mi)
- Toulouse-Blagnac Airport (132 mi)
- Historic Fortified City of Carcassonne (Unesco heritage, 78 mi)
- Works of Antoni Gaudí (Unesco heritage, 79 mi)
- Palau de la Música Catalana and Hospital de Sant Pau, Barcelona (Unesco heritage, 79 mi)
- Madriu-Perafita-Claror Valley (Unesco heritage, 82 mi)
- Arles, Roman and Romanesque Monuments (Unesco heritage, 122 mi)
- Episcopal City of Albi (Unesco heritage, 126 mi)
- Pont du Gard (Roman Aqueduct) (Unesco heritage, 135 mi)
- Historic Centre of Avignon: Papal Palace, Episcopal Ensemble and Avignon Bridge (Unesco heritage, 143 mi)
- Port d'Argelers (marina, (20 mi)
- SkyDive Empuriabrava (amusement park, (3 mi)
- Butterfly Park Empuriabrava (zoo, (5 mi)
- Costa Brava Parc d’aventura (amusement park, (19 mi)
- Parc JOCS (amusement park, (15 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 42.262 and 3.177 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 42° 15' 43" and E 3° 10' 36"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Euro - EUR
- Spoken languages:
- Spanish, Catalan, Galician, Basque, Occitan
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 07:39 AM (Saturday)
- Timezone: Europe/Madrid
- UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 7:41 am and 6:20 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -43.710 and -176.584 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- This place on Geonames.org
Delve into Roses
Roses in Girona (Catalonia) with it's 20,197 habitants is a town located in Spain about 379 mi (or 610 km) east of Madrid, the country's capital town.
Time in Roses is now 07:39 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Europe / Madrid with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 10 airports closer to Roses, of which 3 are larger airports. The closest airport in Spain is Girona Airport in a distance of 33 mi (or 53 km), South-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site is Historic Fortified City of Carcassonne in France at a distance of 78 mi (or 125 km). The closest in Spain is Works of Antoni Gaudí in a distance of 79 mi (or 125 km), North-West. We saw 5 points of interest near this location. In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Pau, Cadaques, Vilajuiga, Sant Pere Pescador and Vilamacolum. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Hotel Mediterraneo Park
Almadraba Park Hotel
Hotel San Carlos
Prestige Goya Park
Hotel Prestige Sant Marc
Prestige Sant Marc
Videos from this area
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Pirotecnia Pablo. Castillo Fiesta Mayor de Roses 2013.
Pirotecnia Pablo. Fiesta Mayor de Roses. Castillo de Fuegos de Artificio. Montaje y disparo. Filmado a 2 camaras, desdela mesa de disparo y morteros. Reportaje: http://www.startecnia.com/reportajes...
Alquiler apartamentos Roses.
Alquiler apartamentos Roses Costa Brava, Girona. En Inmosantos ofrecemos gran variedad de producto de alquiler, como apartamentos, casas, chalets, a primera linea de mar y cerca de la playa....
Laser Europa Cup Spain 2014 - Roses Day 3
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Viet Vu Dao - Stage à Roses 2012
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FINAL SM, 2015 roses
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Empúries, formerly known by its Spanish name Ampurias, was a town on the Mediterranean coast of the Catalan comarca of Alt Empordà in Catalonia, Spain. It was founded in 575 BC by Greek colonists from Phocaea with the name of Ἐμπόριον (Emporion, meaning "trading place", cf. emporion). It was later occupied by the Romans, but in the Early Middle Ages, when its exposed coastal position left it open to marauders, the town was abandoned.
Cap de Creus
Cap de Creus is a peninsula and a headland located at the far NE of Catalonia, some 25 km south from the French border. The nearest town is Figueres, capital of the Alt Empordà and birthplace of Salvador Dalí. Cap de Creus is the easternmost point of mainland Catalonia and therefore of Spain and the Iberian Peninsula. Presently the area is a Natural Park.
elBulli was a Michelin 3-star restaurant near the town of Roses, Catalonia, Spain, run by chef Ferran Adrià. The small restaurant overlooked Cala Montjoi, a bay on Catalonia's Costa Brava, and was described as "the most imaginative generator of haute cuisine on the planet. " The restaurant was also associated with molecular gastronomy. The restaurant closed on July 30, 2011. It will reopen as a creativity centre in 2014.
Empuriabrava is one of the largest marinas in the world. It is located on the coast of Girona, the Costa Brava,. Empuriabrava was originally built on a swamp, and was transformed into a touristic community with original planning in 1964 and completion in 1975. The town has more than 40 km of canals and a seasonal, summer population of around 80,000. The Greco-Roman acropolis of Sant Martí d'Empúries is nearby.
Gulf of Roses
The Gulf of Roses is the most north eastern bay on the Catalan coast. The bay is 16 km wide and is formed by the valley of the Fluvià river but also contains the estuaries of the Manol and la Muga rivers. These rivers drain the southern flanks of the eastern end of the Pyrenees and Alberes. The area is often affected by the severe Tramuntana wind. The bay contains the resorts of Roses, Castelló d'Empúries/Empuriabrava, Sant Pere Pescador, Empúries and L'Escala.
Sant Pere de Rodes
Sant Pere de Rodes is a former Benedictine monastery in the comarca of Alt Empordà, in the North East of Catalonia, Spain.
Sant Pere Pescador
Sant Pere Pescador is a municipality in the comarca of Alt Empordà, Girona, Catalonia, Spain, is a small town in the Bay of Roses on the river Fluvià. The town has the benefit of a sandy 7 km long beach. The first reference to the town dates from 974 when it was owned by the monastery of Sant Pere de Rodes part of the County of Empúries. The castle of Sant Pere dates from the 14th Century.
Castelló d'Empúries is a town and municipality in the Alt Empordà in Girona, Catalonia, and lies 9 km east of Figueres. In 1079, Castelló d'Empúries became the capital of the Empúries county due to the previous capital, Sant Martí d'Empúries, being too easily sacked by pirates. 1325-1341 saw a period of large expansion of this capital town, which ultimately ceased being the capital once the county joined the Crown of Aragon and Catalonia in 1385.
La Selva de Mar
La Selva de Mar is a municipality in the comarca of the Alt Empordà in Catalonia, Spain. Its a quite small with a population of about 197. The nearest town is El Port de la Selva, a common destination for beach-going tourists.
L'Armentera is a municipality in the comarca of Alt Empordà, Girona, Catalonia, Spain.
Colera is a municipality in the comarca of Alt Empordà, Girona, Catalonia, Spain. It is a village on the coast with an economy primarily based on tourism. It has several beaches within its vicinity including: Garbet, Burro, Atzuzenes, Portes, Morts la de'n Goixa, and Rovellada.
The Formal Techniques Industry Association (ForTIA) aims to support the industrial use of formal methods under the umbrella organization of Formal Methods Europe. It was founded in 2003 through the initial efforts of Dines Bjørner and is currently chaired by Volkmar Lotz. Its scope is international and membership is by company. It organizes meetings, especially in conjunction with conferences, for instance, industry days at the FM conferences organized by FME.
Garriguella is a municipality in the comarca of Alt Empordà, Girona, Catalonia, Spain.
Palau-saverdera is a municipality in the comarca of Alt Empordà, Girona, Catalonia, Spain.
Pau is a municipality in the comarca of Alt Empordà, Girona, Catalonia, Spain.
Pedret i Marzà
Pedret i Marzà is a municipality in the comarca of Alt Empordà, Girona, Catalonia, Spain.
Riumors is a municipality in the comarca of Alt Empordà, Girona, Catalonia, Spain.
Vilamacolum is a municipality in the comarca of Alt Empordà, Girona, Catalonia, Spain.
Vilamaniscle is a municipality in the comarca of Alt Empordà, Girona, Catalonia, Spain. It is located in the western part of the Serra de la Baga d'en Ferràn, a branch of the Albera Range. Much of its municipal term is covered with pine and cork oak trees. The main crops are olives and grapes. Local wine is appreciated all over the country. New hosting services are growing due to tourism. \t Vilamaniscle is the home for around 120 inhabitants today.
Cap Norfeu is a cape at the south-east end of the Cap de Creus peninsula located on the Costa Brava in Catalonia, Spain, between Roses and Cadaqués. It is located between the bays badia de Jóncols to the north and badia de Montjoi to the south, at the end of a little peninsula.
Port Lligat or Portlligat is a small village located in a small bay on Cap de Creus peninsula, on the Costa Brava of the Mediterranean Sea, near the city of Cadaqués in the Alt Empordà comarca, in Girona province, Catalonia, Spain. The Island of Port Lligat (or Island of Portlligat) is located at the entrance of the bay, separated from the mainland by a narrow 30-metre-wide canal. Salvador Dalí lived in the village and his house has been converted into the Casa-Museo Salvador Dalí.
The Portlligat Museum-House is a small fisherman's hut where Salvador Dalí usually lived and worked from 1930 to 1982, when, upon the death of his wife Gala Dalí, he took up residence at Púbol Castle. The house has a labyrinthine structure which, from one point of departure, the Bear Lobby, spreads out and winds around in a succession of zones linked by narrow corridors, slight changes of level and blind passageways.
The Quermançó Castle is located about 2km north of Vilajuïga, Spain, situated on top of a remote hill and directly accessible only on foot from a small road that turns off the N-260. The history of the castle dates back to 1078. It was owned by Counts in the Empúries region. In 1472, during the Catalonian Civil War, the castle was occupied by forces loyal to John II.
Siege of Roses (1794–95)
The Siege of Roses (or Siege of Rosas) began on 28 November 1794 and lasted until 4 February 1795 when the Spanish garrison abandoned the port and the forces of the First French Republic took control. Dominique Catherine de Pérignon commanded the French army and Domingo Salvator Izquierdo led the Spanish defenders. The siege took place during the War of the Pyrenees which was part of the French Revolutionary Wars. The war ended in July 1795 and Roses was soon restored to Spain.
Siege of Roses (1808)
The Siege of Roses or Siege of Rosas from 7 November to 5 December 1808 saw an Imperial French corps led by Laurent Gouvion Saint-Cyr invest a Spanish garrison commanded by Peter O'Daly. After a siege lasting a month, the Spanish surrendered the port to the French. Roses (Rosas) is located 43 kilometres northeast of Girona (Gerona), Spain. The action occurred during the Peninsular War, part of the Napoleonic Wars.
These districts belong to Roses.
- Canyelles Petites
- el Mas Mates
- els Grecs
- la Garriga
- la Muntanyeta
- Mas Bosca
- Mas Fumats
- Mas Oliva
- Santa Rosa de Puig-rom
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Roses.
- Sant Pere Pescador
- Torroella de Fluvia
- Mollet de Peralada
- Sant Miquel de Fluvia
- Sant Mori
- la Tallada d'Emporda
- Torroella de Montgri
Canyelles Petites: Webcam Roses Platja − Rosas, Canyelles Petites (source)
Santa Rosa de Puig-rom: Webacam Port de Roses Puigrom Rosas Costa Brava, Santa Rosa de Puig-rom (source)
Santa Margarida: Webcam Roses Costa Brava Rosas, Santa Margarida (source)
Roses: Port of − Costa Brava − La Perola Beach, Roses (source)
Roses: Fishing Port of − and the Bay − webcam live, Roses (source)
Santa Margarida: Roses Costa Brava Rosas, Santa Margarida (source)
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Roses, Rosas, Rhode, Росас