The southern most point in Europe
Gibraltar is located at the southern tip of the Iberian Peninsula, overlooking the Strait of Gibraltar.
Many visitors head to Gibraltar each year from all over the world to experience the cultures that have left their stamp on Gibraltar over the years.
Despite the imposing appearance of the Rock, Gibraltar itself is only small, in total it covers less than 7 square kilometers. It is the southern most point of Europe and the only place in Europe where monkeys roam free in a semi-wild state.
Time Difference: GMT +2 hours
Currency: Gibraltar Pound (Pound Sterling also accepted)
Gibraltar enjoy a warm Mediterranean climate, which means long, balmy summers from May through to the end of October with mild winters and the early arrival of spring.
The Rock of Gibraltar
No trip to Gibraltar is complete without a visit to The Rock. At 426m high the views are exhilarating. It is possible to see the African coastline, the Spanish coastline, magnificent views of where the Mediterranean meats the Atlantic and views of Gibraltar itself. You can access the Rock by car, taxi, bus or by cable car.
St Michael’s Cave
Situated inside the Rock of Gibraltar, St Michael’s Cave consists of several chambers linked together by a series of passages. One of the chambers, known as the Cathedral Cave, consists of a unique 400 seat auditorium used for concerts and theatre. Elsewhere, you can see spectacular examples of stalactites and stalagmites.
Restaurants and Shopping
You are simply spoilt for choice when it comes to eating out in Gibraltar. There’s such a wide variety of options ranging from local delicacies to exotic food from around the world. Gibraltar offers a fantastic shopping experience. As well as the traditional shops there are many international high street brands.