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Europa Point, Gibraltar

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#2 of 12 in Historic Sites in Gibraltar
Historic Walking Area Tourist Spot
Offering a glimpse of Africa on a clear day, Europa Point sits at the gateway between the Mediterranean and the Atlantic on the southernmost tip of the peninsula. Apart from taking in the scenic views of Moroccan mountains and Spanish coastal towns, visit one the area's notable buildings, such as the 15th-century Catholic chapel or the monument to a World War II Polish general. Most of the other buildings--including a lighthouse, underground well, and military battery--date from the 19th century. Use our Gibraltar trip itinerary planner to add Europa Point and other attractions to your Gibraltar vacation plans.
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  • I took a bus out to Europa point, as it's quite a way from Main Street, very open and often windy as it's so exposed. First very obvious building is a large mosque, there are good viewing points so yo...  more »
  • The place you need to visit for two reasons-to the South no longer possible in Gibraltar, to Africa jet the proverbial stone's throw. Black continent can be seen at a glance. And two is, after all, the crash of the aircraft with General Sikorski. Here is a monument commemorating this event. A word of caution-watch out for hats and other "loose" stuff, as it blows mercilessly.
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  • most southerly point of europe, nice views. The lighthouse looks good but you cant go in, that was a shame  more »

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