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The Rock of Gibraltar, Gibraltar

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Geologic Formation Nature / Park
Towering over what was once the edge of the antique Greco-Roman civilization, The Rock of Gibraltar offers panoramic views as well as some of the highlights of any tour of Gibraltar. Rising 426 m (1,398 ft) above sea level, this incredibly important strategic rock bears traces left by its many conquerors. Follow the loop trail in either direction and discover its most important sites, including a Moorish castle, a small museum dedicated to the French and Spanish siege, a natural cave turned into an auditorium, and a network of underground tunnels. Reasonably fit nature lovers should take the Mediterranean steps. The rock is home to a population of Barbary macaques that can behave quite mischievously, especially if you forget that these are wild animals. Put The Rock of Gibraltar into our Gibraltar family vacation planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Mid morning, we took the cable car to the top of the Rock then walked back down during the day but stopping off at the attractions and sights along the way. Walking from the cable car to St Michael's ...  more »
  • I thought it looked much smaller than I had imagined until we started driving all around the city and the fortifications. It's really quite large. Be sure to visit St. Michael's cave while you are the...  more »
  • We took a guided tour from our cruise ship and thought it was a major highlight of our trip. Our guide was very good in instructing us NOT TO TAKE FOOD on the trip to the top as the apes will take you...  more »