Nicknamed the Gateway to the Mediterranean, Gibraltar is a destination of sun-rays, beach waves and sunsets at the tip of Iberian Peninsula. This British overseas territory in Europe is an escape where fascinating blends of cultures combine with eternal sunshine to offer many experiences of a lifetime.
While the pleasant Mediterranean climate all throughout the year ensures endless radiation across stunning coastal locations where you can simply relax and rejuvenate, the Rock of Gibraltar defines the territory due to its strategic location at the entrance to the Mediterranean - the only place in Europe where you can hang out with monkeys, and the most incredible hiking point offering breath-taking views that are certain to leave you awestruck. Catalan Bay on the eastern side of the rock is a favourite beach destination among holiday-makers where you can calm your senses in the lap of tranquil seas and sands after a thrilling hike, and discover a number of quaint little restaurants. Needless to say, thrill seekers have a lot to get active before relaxing at a resort - sailing and snorkelling are wonderful options that let you explore the thriving sea life of Gibraltar. Talking about the history, this small peninsular country takes you back in time with its Great Siege Tunnels the British dug out from the solid limestone at the end of the 18th century; you can spend an ideal day wandering through this extensive labyrinth of caverns and corridors. Another reason Gibraltar draws attention for is the delectable cuisine that has influences from Malta, Portugal and Genoa, and the variety of Seafood served at some renowned places like Paparazzi, Café Rojo, and Bianca's. Not just the fantastic scenery, wildlife and food, Gibraltar also has a pretty thriving shopping scene; you can take back home beautiful souvenirs from plenty of artisan crafts shops.