What to See and Do in Gibraltar

Gibraltar, Gibraltar Guide (B): What to See and Do in Gibraltar

The vast majority of visitors to Gibraltar come as day trippers, either on cruise ships or across the Spanish border. A quick tour around the sights, and perhaps a drink and a bit of duty free shopping before heading off back to the ship or the holiday resort. But there is plenty to see and do in Gibraltar if you want to stay a little longer.

For me, it was a return visit. I was last here during my student days, when the border with Spain was still closed, and the Rock was dominated by British military personnel. This time I went in search of a bit of winter sun, and to see what had changed.

For most visitors the main attraction is the Rock and its famous colony of macaque monkeys. If you take the cable car in both directions you could easily see them in a couple of hours, but there is much more to the Rock than this. The whole of the Upper Rock is a nature reserve, covered in Mediterranean trees and plants, with an abundant bird population. It is criss-crossed with hiking trails, and a little way from the top is the spectacular St Michael’s Cave. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: What to See and Do in Gibraltar
Guide Location: Gibraltar » Gibraltar
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Sunborn Yacht Hotel   St Michael’s Cave   Upper Rock   Great Siege Tunnels   Trafalgar Cemetery   Town Museum   Main Street   Botanic Gardens   Ocean Village   Cable Car   Rock Hotel   Marrakech   Mamela  
Author: Karen Warren
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