- Visit the Rock of Gibraltar: This iconic limestone rock formation is a must-see. It offers stunning views of the surrounding area and the opportunity to explore the Upper Rock Nature Reserve and the various tourist attractions along the way.
- See the Gibraltar Barbary Macaques: Gibraltar is home to a population of wild Barbary macaques, also known as “Barbary apes.” These playful monkeys are a popular attraction and are often found in various points along the Upper Rock’s pathways.
- Visit St. Michael’s Cave: This impressive limestone cave is not only a geological wonder but due to its excellent acoustics, it also serves as a venue for concerts and events.
- Visit the Great Siege Tunnels: These tunnels were constructed during the Great Siege of Gibraltar during the late 18th century, around the 24th June 1779 to the 7th February 1783. They offer a glimpse into the history of the Rock’s military defences and provide insight into the challenges faced during that time.
- Visit the Moorish Castle: This mediaeval fortress offers panoramic views of the city and the Strait of Gibraltar. It has a rich history and is a symbol of Gibraltar’s heritage.
- Visit Europa Point: This southernmost point of Gibraltar offers breathtaking views of the Strait of Gibraltar, the African coastline, and the Mediterranean Sea. You’ll also find the historic Trinity Lighthouse and the Ibrahim-al-Ibrahim Mosque here.
- Explore Gibraltar’s Beaches: On the east side, you will enjoy the picturesque beaches in Gibraltar like Sandy Bay which was replenished with Sahara Desert Sand; Catalan bay, a colourful fishing village and Eastern Beach.
- Gibraltar Botanic Gardens: Also known as the Alameda Gardens, this peaceful oasis features a wide variety of plant species, including subtropical plants, cacti, a Wildlife Conservation Park and historical monuments.
- Explore Main Street: Stroll along Gibraltar’s main shopping street, with bustling sidewalks, exploring the numerous boutiques, duty-free shops, and souvenir stores that line the street. Shopping on Main Street is a delightful experience.
- Visit Ocean Village Marina: This modern marina is a hub of activity with restaurants, bars and active nightlife. It’s a great place to relax by the water, enjoy the views, and soak in the vibrant atmosphere.
Top 10 things to do in Gibraltar
16 August 2023