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Why Visiting Gibraltar ‘Rocks’


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If you are among the adventurous ones and your travel spirit thrives on excitement, nature, adrenalin and danger, then you should definitely consider one of Europe’s rarest gems – Gibraltar.

Gibraltar is a British Overseas Territory located on the southern end of the Iberian Peninsula at the entrance of the Mediterranean.

It covers an area of only 2.6 sq mi (6.7 km2) and shares its northern border with the Province of Cádiz in Andalusia, Spain.

The Rock of Gibraltar is the major landmark of the region.

At its foot is a densely populated city area, home to over 30,000 Gibraltarians and other nationalities. This Rock is packed with surprises, and we can guarantee you one thing – you won’t be bored during your stay there.

Mediterranean Wonder

The colorful picture of Gibraltar is painted with many colors you didn’t even know existed. From its lively population of strange furry animals (including Barbary macaques, one of the craziest monkeys on the face of the Earth), to the beauties of the sub-tropical climate which makes this little British enclave one of the most stunning Mediterranean wonders you will ever experience.

“The Rock, as Gibraltar is known, is a monolithic peninsula riddled with curious caves and tunnels,” writes World Travel Guide. “Atop its limestone base thrives unique vegetation and many species of migrating birds, which combined with glorious views and stimulating walks make Gibraltar a popular destination for nature enthusiasts.”

If you are a history nerd, you should most definitely visit the Gibraltar Museum for an insight into Gibraltar’s heritage of Moorish, Spanish and British rulers, then you can alter enjoy sampling fresh seafood and colorful Spanish cuisine.