Roses offers all kinds of leisure and cultural activities for all ages. Find the one that inspires you most and start imagining your stay in Roses!


Roses is a major commercial, tourist and leisure area, ideal for lovers of water sports and fishing who can enjoy all kinds of activities, such as diving, sailing schools, windsurfing, rowing, kayaking, sea cruises, boat and jet ski rentals, paddle surfing, kitesurfing and much more. There is a large water park nearby and the marina is a must see. A range of very important historical guided tours can be made, such as a megalithic tour, a visit to the Citadel of Roses (major archaeological site) and the Trinity Castle.

Costa Brava experiences in Roses

For nature lovers – spectacularly scenic beauty walking routes: Cap de Creus, Bay of Roses, coastal paths, olive groves route, wine route, etc.

Wine route in the Alt l'Empordà

Major points of interest nearby: Cap de Creus Natural Park, Aiguamolls de l’Emporda Natural Park (important ecological reserve, rich in vegetation and fauna). The coastal village of Cadaqués, a major hub for painters and artists. Sant Pere de Rodes, a Benedictine monastery with a unique Romanesque art church. Sant Marti d’Empúries, a small medieval village. Castelló d’Empúries: Large Medieval Villa with its residential marina “Empuriabrava” known for its fairways. Peralada, a medieval village with an important castle which has a cloister and a church dating back to the 14th century that is worth a visit, as well as its gardens, wine museum and casino. Figueres, capital of the region, is an active shopping hub. Visits to Dali Museum and Sant Ferran Castle, an impressive fortress from the 13th century, the second biggest in Europe, are a must. The ruins of Empúries: one of the most important archaeological sites of Catalonia with remains of Greek and Roman cities.

Panoràmica del Cap de Creus

Roses is also known for its cuisine, its bay and its beaches. You can enjoy its cinemas, library, theatre, playground and recreation centres. Adventure lovers can go skydiving and visit the famous Wind Tunnel just 8 km away.

All this makes this maritime village the ideal place for family holidays.

Boats in Roses
View of the seabed

Sport and excitement

Health and wellbeing

Museu Dalí de Figueres

Culture and history

Ruins of Empúries

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