- Destination Facts: The breath taking Rock of Gibraltar is 426m high with sheer cliffs on its north and east sides. The rock alone boasts 500 different types of flowering fauna. There’s a large nature reserve that is inhabited by over 200 Barbary Macaques, the only wild monkeys in Europe.
- When To Go: Located off the south coast of Spain, Gibraltar enjoys 300 days of sunshine a year and temperatures can reach more than 30C in summer. Even in January daytime temperatures are a pleasant 16-18C. It usually only rains early or late in the year.
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A mix of Mediterranean and British in Gibraltar
The overseas British territory is the perfect setting for travellers wanting to avoid a drastic change of culture but desperate to escape to somewhere new. 1960s England is evident in the red post boxes, and Gibraltar’s Main Street features many British retailers as well as local independent shops and bistros. Gibraltar has not only been influenced by Britain but by Spain and North Africa too. This is shown in the diverse selection of restaurants where travellers can dine on anything from Great British classics to Spanish tapas.
What to do in Gibraltar
You can’t help but see the Rock of Gibraltar soaring into the sky, so any holiday to Gibraltar has to include exploring the natural habitat of the rock. Beaches, dive centres and marinas line the coast making a holiday to Gibraltar the ideal opportunity to spend time soaking up those 300 days of sunshine on the beach or heading out to sea for some diving off the coast.
Back on land explore intricate back alleys of the city and admire the colonial architecture. Casements Square buzzes with cafés, bars and boutiques, and is also home to the popular Gibraltar Museum. The Cathedral of the Holy Trinity and the Cathedral of St. Mary the Crowned are also worth a visit.
The Great Siege Tunnels are just a tiny part of some 70km of tunnels hewn into the Rock, but are one of the few that you can explore. Head to the southernmost tip of Gibraltar - known as Europa Point - where you will find the Christian Shrine of Our Lady of Europe.
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