rockin' gibraltar Holidays
Gibraltar with its famous Rock has it all. If you are seeking a culturally diverse destination with a sub tropical climate, rich wildlife, attractive beaches and masses of history, come to Gibraltar. This famous British oversea territory on the southern tip of the Iberian peninsular, bordered to the north by Spain, is under 7km square but has much to offer.
Holiday to Gibraltar for sunshine, sea and history! Stay in a luxury hotel overlooking the Mediterranean! Start your Gibraltar holiday.
WHAT SHOULD I DO IN GIBRALTAR?
Climb 426 m up the Rock via the Mediterranean steps or take a 6 minute cable car ride for stunning views. A legendary pillar of Hercules, see where the Med meets the Atlantic and on a clear day spot the port of Tangier in Morocco. You won’t miss the famous Barbary Macaques monkeys, the only wild monkeys living in Europe. Hold on tightly to your possessions as they can be cheeky!
Be amazed by the Neanderthal caves, a Unesco World heritage site. Visit Gorman’s cave complex with its extensive research into early man. Spot the Moorish influences in ancient castles and fortifications and see military history in the underground bunkers, tunnels, defensive walls and gates.
Sunbathe or swim at Eastern, Little or Catalan bays or try diving, fishing, sailing or climbing. Search for whales and dolphins at sea and the abundance of migratory birds and butterfies. Ramble through Alameda wildlife conservation park in the beautiful botanic gardens and along Windsor Suspension bridge.
GIBRALTAR'S KEY SITES:
Fancy a short break to Gibraltar or a cruise stopping off at Gibraltar?
When To Go
A lovely year round climate, temperatures don't often fall below 14°C. In the summer the temperature can reach up to 30°C, perfect for hitting the beach.
Spring & autumn are wonderful times to visit, with average temperatures between 15°C and 20°C (perfect for climbing up the rock!)
1. Take time for tax free shopping and sample familiar British food with a continental fusion. At night, lively bars and casinos are there to be enjoyed.
2. No need to hire a car in Gibraltar as it is accessible on foot, bike or public transport.
3. 10th September is National Gibraltar Day with music, fancy dress and fireworks!
Around 2 hours and 40 minutes.
Gibraltar has its own airport.