From here it's roughly 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the northeast to Marbella, Spain and 85 miles (137 kilometers) to the north to Seville, Spain.
Get a taste of local history with a visit to the Military Heritage Centre and Great Siege Tunnels, one of the main history museums. Admire the collection’s interesting displays and view the centuries-old relics throughout this reflective space.
Lighthouses are often steeped in maritime history and drama; the Europa Point Lighthouse on the Gibraltar coastline is one of those places. The structure’s silhouette and natural setting offers great opportunities for camera buffs, especially at dusk and dawn.
An old place of worship, one of the most popular of the many historic attractions in this city, is the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity. Visit the site to explore its past and also to study its design.
Sometimes dramatic, sometimes wonderfully romantic, the castles and other defensive structures in Gibraltar are always worthwhile to visit. The old Moorish Castle, a local landmark, shows where ruling clans lived and protected their land from plunderers and thieves.
Public squares and spaces are the ideal locations to observe the rhythms of a city; Casemates Square in Gibraltar is one of those special places. It's one of those special places that visitors often return to time and time again.
Before your time is up in Gibraltar, be sure to visit the Tower of Homage the Ibrahim-Al-Ibrahim Mosque and the 100-Ton Battery; three more places which help make this city such a rewarding holiday destination.