EXCURSION TO THE ROCK OF GIBRALTAR - A FULL DAY TOUR IN GIBRALTAR
If you are visiting Seville, you may be looking for things to do around Seville. A trip to Gibraltar is an excellent choice of what you can do from Seville, as this day trip to Gibraltar starts with a departure from Seville at 9.00 am.
You will be able to enjoy the beautiful views from the top of the Rock and look out to sea, as the Rock juts out into the Mediterranean Sea and is surrounded by beaches and charming coastal towns. This excursion is the best way to get to know Gibraltar and know what to see in Gibraltar in one day. It is also a great way to see one of the most famous places in the area, the famous macaque monkeys and the "English" corner of Spain.
HIGHLIGHTS GIBRALTAR TOUR
- Full-day trip to Gibraltar from Seville.
- Walking City tour.
- Visit the famous Rock of Gibraltar.
- Visit Saint Michael's cave of Gibraltar.
- See the Barbary macaque monkeys of the Rock.
- Free time to buy souvenirs, gifts and products in the main street.
- Expert Spanish-English guide.
- Pickup and drop off from Seville.
- Transport Included.
- More information in the details section...
Day Trip to the Rock of Gibraltar
More details of your sightseeing Gibraltar tour
Excursion from Seville to Gibraltar - We Would highly recommend this tour
Enjoy a special visit. There are more than 700 steps to climb to reach the top. But it is worth the effort to see such a spectacular piece of natural history and gaze out over the Atlantic Ocean.
The Rock of Gibraltar is located at the southern tip of the Iberian Peninsula and is the southernmost point of continental Europe. It is an extraordinary place that is worth visiting and admiring the magnificence of its natural and man-made features .
The Rock of Gibraltar is one of the most beautiful and historical places to see in the area, and the trip is well worth it.
Jabel-al-Tariq (Moorish Gibraltar name) is a British overseas territory and one of the most important landmarks of the Iberian Peninsula .
Its imposing natural feature is the main reason why it should be included in your itinerary when you travel to Andalusia. But the Rock of Gibraltar is not just a natural wonder: it is a city with its own urban environment that is worth exploring.
GIBRALTAR ATTRACTS TRAVELERS
The Rock of Gibraltar is undoubtedly the center of many sights in the southeast of Andalusia .
A tourist landmark known for being a tax cradle but also known worldwide for the Barbary apes that live in freedom all over the rock.The funniest thing about Gibraltar's monkeys is that they regard the rock as their untouchable lair.
Gibraltar is about a two hour drive from Seville. On the way you can see the landscapes of the province of Cádiz and its incomparable cork and pine forests.
Gibraltar is a British territory with an area of only 6.8 square kilometers and is located on a small peninsula in the south of the Iberian Peninsula. The Muslim invasion of Europe began in the Bay of Gibraltar. It took seven centuries for it to be taken by the Christians and, after finally passing from hand to hand in 1713, it was handed over to the British crown with the Treaty of Utrecht; Today Spain continues to claim sovereignty for its part with the celebration of Brexit; 95% of the population of Gibraltar remains in the European Union, but since the whole of the United Kingdom has won the game towards Gibraltar, it has no choice but to cease being the European space at the end of March 2019./p>
Columns of Hercules
You will see the famous Columns of Hercules.
The Columns got their name from one of the twelve labors of Heracles, and more particularly from the one that had to recover the oxen of Geryon, that monstrous beast with a hideous triple body.
Visit St. Michael's Cave of Gibraltar
You will visit the San Miguel Caves, an incredible cave in the heart of Gibraltar with many geological structures such as stalactites and stalagmites that will leave us surprised and impressed. Visit St. Michael's Cave its a good visual experience.
You will enjoy incredible views over the Rock of Gibraltar and the mountain undulations of Mount Jebel Musa, which can be perfectly seen on the Moroccan coast on the other side of the ocean, the side Europe from Africa, the last frontier before crossing the border to another continent.
Gibraltar Walking Tour
While walking around the city, if you like architecture, you will also see some unique architectural buildings that represent a very interesting mix of Portuguese, Genoese, Moorish, Spanish and British architectural styles.
Favorite place of many travelers, we will also see the Cuevas de San Miguel. A series of rocky caves, mainly made of limestone, located at the top of the Natural Reserve of the Rock of Gibraltar and that an amazing cave in the heart of the rock very alive in color and with geological formations such as stalactites and stalagmites.
The Famous Monkeys of Gibraltar
Our trip to Gibraltar will end with a visit to the Great Siege Tunnels, excavated in the 18th century by English soldiers, where you will learn new details about the history of Gibraltar.
Along the way, you will meet Barbary apes or Gibraltar monkeys curious about your steps on the Rock.
Introduced by British soldiers in the 18th century and the only ones living in freedom in Europe, they are Gibraltar's number one attraction. Many people only come to visit the Rock of Gibraltar to have a Selfie with one of them.
It's really fun to watch. His activity, sometimes wild, sometimes quiet, is unpredictable. Fights and fights, indifferent ignorance and prolonged naps alternate. Dominant male monkeys often draw attention to their dominant claim and constantly assert themselves.
But beware, it is better to refrain from feeding the monkeys and to always be vigilant, to have all the pockets of the bags closed tightly and to secure, by the strap, the cameras and videos, because they are fast as lightning and have an eye for good things (for the short story, we lost a good, very valuable camera on last year so be careful !!).
Free Time and Gibraltar shooping
Once we have finished our route through Gibraltar , it will be time to have a good lunch and try the local culinary and gastronomic dishes in a recommended bar / restaurant or free time for sandwiches and drinks.
After lunch, you will have time to visit the commercial area of the city around the famous Calle Mayor , where there are many shops and boutiques. This area is now known as the main commercial and shopping district of Gibraltar.
After a morning full of clichés, monunits, walks, roads and exciting streets that we will have seen, surely you will want to stop and look for good purchases without VAT .
As you may have heard, Gibraltar offers a very special shopping experience since the most common purchases are cosmetics, perfumes, tobacco, spirits, electronic equipment and jewelery , they are tax free and therefore cheaper.
You will return from Gibraltar around 7:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in Seville . In this way, upon arrival you can rest and continue enjoying your evening in the Andalusian capital after a fantastic day trip to Gibraltar from Seville.
A nice excursion awaits you, if you like it, your next one could be ➡ the perfect day trip to Ronda.
Availability and Prices
Check the prices of the visit and the availability of hours and days according to the time of year in our reservation calendar.
- Departure from Seville (in the morning at 9.00am).
- 9H approx of Day Trip with return to Seville.
- Full day trip.
- Gibraltar a guided tour.
- See Columns of Hercules.
- Meet the legendary Barbary monkeys.
- Visit St. Michael's Cave of Gibraltar.
- Private transport.
- Professional Guide.
- Shop for souvenirs.
- Drinks and food.
- Hotel pick up.
- High cancellation policy.
- For the expenses of organization of this tour, the refund of the excursion will not be granted in case of cancellation of the visit between 48 hours and less than 24 hours of notice.
What tips do you need to know before your visit?
- ESSENTIAL: do not forget to take your Passport with you (ORIGINAL, PHOTOCOPIES NOT ACCEPTED). The company is not responsible for problems in customer documentation when accessing Gibraltar. and returns are not accepted as they do not have their documents in rules, updated, nominative.
- Clothes to be comfortable throughout the day.
- Water bottle.
Rules & Restrictions
- Late arrivals will not be reimbursed . If the group is complete, the visit will begin waiting for a time acceptable to those who are delayed (about 5 / 7mn). HAVE YOUR DOCUMENTS ON TOP DURING THE WHOLE DAY OF THE EXCURSION.
- Since not all attractions are fully accessible, the Environment, Heritage and Climate Change Service can provide free access. For more information, write to email@example.com or call: +350 20071648 (from 9 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. in winter time / from 8 a.m. to 2.30 p.m. in summer time) or consult its website send a request through its form:Accessibility in Gibraltar
FAQS: GIBRALTARThe answers to the most frequently asked questions
Where is Gibraltar located?
Gibraltar, British Overseas Territory located on a narrow peninsula on the Mediterranean coast of southern Spain, northeast of the Strait of Gibraltar, on the eastern side of the Bay of Gibraltar (Algeciras Bay) and south of the Spanish city of La Línea.
Is Gibraltar part of the UK or Spain?
Gibraltar does not belong to Spain. The Rock of Gibraltar is a British overseas territory. The Governor's Office supports the Governor and Commander-in-Chief in the exercise of his constitutional role and functions as Her Majesty's representative in Gibraltar. Spanish law has no legal effect in Gibraltar.
Can I live in Gibraltar?
Only Gibraltarians and British citizens can live and work in Gibraltar without a residence permit. Nationals of other EU Member States are granted a residence permit if they can prove that they will not become a burden on the state. A valid passport is required to enter Gibraltar.
Is Gibraltar part of Spain?
Gibraltar a été capturé en 1704 pendant la guerre de succession d'Espagne (1701-1714). Ce faisant, Gibraltar, un territoire britannique d'outre-mer situé à l'extrémité sud de la péninsule ibérique. Gibraltar fait l'objet depuis des années d'une revendication territoriale irrédentiste de la part de l'Espagne.
The best of Gibraltar
Main Street and Casemates Square Located at the northern end of Main Street, Casemates Square is the largest public space in the old town and a popular meeting place with many restaurants, cafes and shops. Although it was completed in 1817, traces of settlement dating back to the Moorish period in the 10th century have been found. Although it was used as a trading post for centuries, the square is now a venue for concerts, numerous cultural events and recreational activities. The square also hosts a number of other events, such as open-air concerts, the Fiestas Patrias celebrations and the increasingly popular La Calentita gastronomic festival.
Gibraltar is famous for the Barbary macaques, a species native to Morocco, and the only monkeys living in the wild in all of Europe. Legend has it that if the monkeys leave Gibraltar, the British will leave too. An excellent way to see the monkeys and the main attractions of the colony is to take a tour of the Rock of Gibraltar.
Natural reserve of Upper Rock The reserve, which covers over 40% of the island, is St. Michael's Cave, as well as Forbes Quarry, where one of the world's first female Neanderthal skulls was found in 1848..
The Gibraltar Teleferic RailwayThis magnificent cable car was built in 1966 and can carry groups of 30 passengers at a time to a height of 412 metres above the "Top of the Rock". An interesting audio guide provides details of the main attractions along the way. From the top station you can access many of the main attractions on this list, as well as enjoying a charming café and terraces with stunning views of the Mediterranean and Morocco.
Europa Point. Europa Point is located at the southern tip of the Gibraltar peninsula. The historic 19th century Trinity Lighthouse, the former European Chapel of Our Lady and the impressive Protectorate Mosque are well worth seeing. Recent attractions include the island's only cricket ground and the Sikorski Monument, erected in memory of one of the Polish generals who died here in 1943 in a plane crash.
Los Escalones 'del Mediterráneo' / The stairs of Gibraltar. For the fit and adventurous, access to Gibraltar's highest point can also be made on foot. While the wonderful Mediterranean Staircase, a steep staircase built by the British Army in the 18th century that literally takes you up and down the island, is difficult to climb, it is not without reward. Along the way there are plenty of opportunities to stop, catch your breath and admire the diversity of Gibraltar's flora and fauna.
Gibraltar Skywalk and Windsor Suspension BridgeA relatively new attraction, the Skywalk is already one of the best things to do when visiting the Gibraltar Nature Reserve. Perched 340 metres above the Mediterranean, the Skywalk is an incredible experience as the cliff drops below you to the shoreline far below. It stretches 71 metres over a spectacular 50 metre gorge, and the views of the Straits of Gibraltar are breathtaking.
Castle of the Moors.The Castle of the Moors Perched above the old town of Gibraltar and dominating Casemates Square, the medieval Castle of the Moors is certainly an imposing sight. In places you can still see the scars of the island's many sieges. Address: 5 Moorish Castle Estate, Gibraltar GX11 1AA, Gibraltar
La Alameda.Gibraltar Botanic Garden The beautiful Gibraltar Botanic Garden, also known as the Alameda Garden, is a great place to spend time away from the often crowded attractions in other parts of the island.
Dolphin watchingThese popular tours are undoubtedly one of the best things to do in Gibraltar for families and are suitable for children of all ages. Lasting around 75 minutes, these marine adventures include an exciting ride on a specially designed boat to spot up to 200 dolphins swimming in the Straits of Gibraltar.
GIBRALTAR EXCURSION MEETING POINT
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The visit to the Rock of Gibraltar was really interesting. The monuments, the rock, the monkeys and the architecture and the comfortable drive.
I really enjoyed this trip to Gibraltar. We had a great day and the best place to see the monkeys.
We had a great guide who took great care of us. He was very friendly and gave us a lot of information about the Rock and Gibraltar.
I enjoyed this trip.
Thank you very much for this. I would recommend this trip to everyone.
The rock is a beautiful place, with a lot of history, really interesting.
The guide was excellent. She was very knowledgeable and explained everything.
I have been to many tourist places, but this one is amazing. Thank you very much for this opportunity.
I enjoyed my day very much. I was able to see the Rock and the Monkeys. I am very happy. I love my tour. I will recommend it to my friends.
The excursion to Gibraltar was a great experience. The bus was comfortable and the views from the rock were breathtaking, the monkeys were great fun too!