Gibraltar has a lot of attractions to choose from so if you are staying in Gibraltar for only a few days or have limited funds to spend, then you must ensure that you are visiting the most iconic attractions that Gibraltar has to offer. You can achieve this easier and with a lot less stress by taking one of the many half or full day tours that are available.
Gibraltar’s inner city encompasses a diverse history ranging from the 14th Century to WWII. Gibraltar has the ability to allow visitors to travel back in time with the vibrant Moorish and Spanish architecture found within the inner city. These historical features allow the tourist to easily imagine and understand the historic military importance of Gibraltar.
Gibraltar started to grow from a town into a small city and it was therefore vital that the Southern side of the city had military fortifications to defend Gibraltar from enemies. As a result, some important Military Installations are located along the southern side of Gibraltar namely but not limited to Parson’s Lodge, 100 Ton Victorian Gun and other gunning batteries.
The bay of Gibraltar is full of marine diversity and visiting the bay via a charter is highly recommended. There are various charter activities available from Fishing Trips, to luxury boat charters to the famous Dolphin Trips (one of Gibraltar’s star attractions).
The Upper Rock or the Nature Reserve is much more than the residence of the famous Barbary Macaques. There are numerous historical installations on the rock ranging from the 18th Century to WWII. There are also some new modern features installed on the Nature Reserve including the Skywalk and the newly installed Windsor Bridge. The Nature Reserve is also home to St. Michael’s Cave and other important animals such as local and migrating birds. There are numerous ways to visit the Nature Reserve, including Walking, E-Bike, Taxi or via the Cable Car. Without any doubt, a must do attraction while visiting Gibraltar.
As well as all the above mentioned attractions, Gibraltar has a diverse gastronomical culture and this is evident on the wide range of cuisine and restaurants on the rock. Everyone needs to eat during their holidays, regardless of time constraints so getting to experience the local food dishes in Gibraltar is a must…but there are so many to choose from, which one to go to?
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