Roses was a fisher´s village until the fifties.
Then the tourism boom started on the Costa Brava. With tourism the village expanded. Nowadays the urbanisation reaches way out of Roses. Mountains and the surrounding bays became the summer domicile for many people from the city and Northern Europe.
In Roses live about 15.000 inhabitants permanently, among those many foreigners, who have found a livelihood or spend their pensionist days here. During the summer the amount of inhabitants in town rises to approximately 90.000. Then there is a lively atmosphere on the beaches and in the small bays of Roses.
There is an unbroken demand for real estate on the steep hilly...