Attractions and Places to Visit in Gibraltar
Whether you’re travelling to Gibraltar with your family, planning a romantic trip with your loved one, or visiting on business, we’ll make it easy to plan an unforgettable holiday that checks all the boxes.
Guarding the entrance to the Mediterranean Sea, Gibraltar’s strategic location has been fought over by European powers for hundreds of years. Captured by an Anglo-Dutch fleet during the War of the Spanish Succession (1701-1714) Gibraltar was given to Britain by Spain under the terms of the Treaty of Utrecht in 1713.
Places of interest in Gibraltar
Gibraltar is crammed with must-see places to visit and things to do. We can help you decide where to stay in Gibraltar, and make it a breeze to explore Gibraltar and the surrounding areas with our guides on where to go, what to see and when to see it. No matter how long your stay, it’s easy to find places of interest in Gibraltar to make sure that you enjoy your holiday to the fullest and don’t miss a thing.
If you’re planning a visit to Gibraltar, why not check out our handy guides to places of interest in the area? You can browse lists of things to do, learn about the most popular attractions, and get help with planning the details of your trip.
Carved out of the sheer face of the "Notch," the northern face of the Rock, using nothing but manual labor, this labyrinth of tunnels was built by the British in just six weeks as a defense against a combined force from France and Spain when they tried to recapture the Rock from the British.
Irish Town is at the commercial heart of the city of Gibraltar. In the period when Gibraltar was Spanish, from 1462-1704, the street was called the Calle de Santa Ana. An image of St Anne was venerated in the chapel at the southern end of the street, which was converted into the Convent of La Merced in 1581
Europa Point Lighthouse the southernmost point of Gibraltar and the gateway between the Atlantic and the Mediterranean, was first lit in 1841 and initially a fixed light was exhibited by a single wick oil lamp augmented by a dioptric fixed lens and catoptric mirrors.