Gibraltar tour: Visit this unique piece of Britain in the sun. Enjoy this tour to Gibraltar with free time and spend a relaxed day in this famous British outpost, a great place for duty-free shopping. In the Main Street there is a variety of shops to choose from and you can pick up all sorts of bargains including electrical/audio visual, perfumes, alcohol and tobacco products. Gibraltar also offers plenty more: check out the new marina, take a stroll through the Botanical Gardens or visit the Gibraltar Museum, a treasure-trove of local history.
On this full day excursion we'll cross the border into the British enclave of Gibraltar where you can see British bobbies, spend UK currency and enjoy some great shopping. Enjoy a guided tour of the town and Punta Europa, followed by a minibus tour of the famous Rock of Gibraltar itself where you can enjoy some amazing views over the Spanish and Moroccan coastlines.
The excursion includes a city tour in the company of a knowledgeable local guide, a visit to the Rock of Gibraltar, and Saint Michael's Cave, an impressive natural grotto used by the Neolithic inhabitants of the Rock and Europa Point where the Atlantic meets the Mediterranean, with impressive views over the Straits of Gibraltar over to Africa. Then on the Upper Rock, you’ll get to meet the locals, a mischievous troupe of Barbary macaque monkeys. It is said that while these apes remain the British will not leave Gibraltar Keep your eye on your belongings though – they can be rather light-handed.
Then coming down from the Rock you'll have plenty time for some shopping on Main Street where you can find everything from UK High Street chain stores to the latest designer brands to quirky handicrafts and tacky souvenir shops. You'll also find plenty of duty free shops selling cigarettes, spirits, gold jewellery, watches and perfumes.
Meeting/ pick-up point: Hotel pick up.
Duration: 16 hours.
Start/opening time: 4am – 5am .
End/closing time: 8pm – 9pm.
Languages: Spanish, English and German.
Others: Passport required.