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Gibraltar: World War II and Fortress Highlights Tour

1. Gibraltar: World War II and Fortress Highlights Tour

For lovers of military history, this tour of Gibraltar is essential. Traveling by air-conditioned mini-bus, drive past the Second World War Evacuation Monument and the white Portland limestone British Defence Wall, built during the 18th and 19th Century. Continue to King’s Bastion, where General Elliott defended Gibraltar during the last Great Siege. Travel up the rock and get superb views across the Straits of Gibraltar to Africa from Gibraltar Fortress. Then, spend some time spectating with the famous Barbary Apes in their natural habitat, and see the only apes still roaming wild in Europe. Walk through the World War II Tunnels, where photographs documenting the troops' work are on display. And visit the imposing Moorish Castle, built by the Moors in 1160 AD after their conquest of Gibraltar in 711 AD. The tour ends in Casemates Square, ideal for those who wish to carry on shopping or relax at a local restaurant.

From Málaga or Marbella: Private Gibraltar Tour

2. From Málaga or Marbella: Private Gibraltar Tour

Embark on a guided half-day or full-day tour to Gibraltar and visit the imposing Rock of Gibraltar, home to a nature reserve. Choose to extend your tour after your visit to the reserve with some time for shopping and exploration within the city. Start with pickup from your accommodation in Málaga or Marbella. Travel across the Spanish border into the British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar. Gaze in awe at the massive limestone rock, known as the Rock of Gibraltar as you cross the border. Meet your guide in the town and take a guided tour of the nature reserve located on the Rock of Gibraltar and explore St. Michael’s Caves, the Siege Tunnels, and the Moorish Fortress. Spot the mischievous Barbary macaques, which are the only wild primates in Europe. If you choose the full-day tour option, take some time to explore the city at your own pace, with time for shopping and lunch. Then board the bus for a relaxing journey back to your accommodation.

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3.7 / 5

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An excellent tour and guide !!

I would recommend these tours for anyone who is interested in the roll Gibraltar played in the second world war, these tours were very interesting and the guides we had were funny and very knowledgeable, Joe the driver mixed up facts with funny stories, he was brilliant and made the tour a pleasure

Very memorable and a true experience

Our guide was so friendly and informative he made the trip very enjoyable. The visit to the Apes was slow and at a good pace for us all to enjoy these remarkable animals. The WW2 tunnels were really interesting and our guide was very clear in history.