Gibraltar attractions

Top Choice Nature Reserve in Gibraltar

Upper Rock Nature Reserve

The Rock is one of the most dramatic landforms in southern Europe. Most of its upper sections (but not the main lookouts) fall within the Upper Rock Nature Reserve. Entry tickets include admission to St Michael’s Ca…
Top Choice Museum in Gibraltar

Gibraltar Museum

Gibraltar's swashbuckling history quickly unfolds in this fine museum, which comprises a labyrinth of rooms and exhibits ranging from prehistoric and Phoenician Gibraltar to the infamous Great Siege (1779–83). Don’t…
Wildlife in Gibraltar

Apes' Den

The Rock's most famous inhabitants are the tailless Barbary macaques. Many of the 160 primate hang around the Apes' Den near the middle cable-car station, as well as at the top cable-car station and the Great Siege …
Cave in Gibraltar

Gorham's Cave Complex

Inscribed on Unesco's World Heritage list in 2016, these four archaeologically rich cliffside caves on Gibraltar's southeastern coast were inhabited by Neanderthals from around 127,000 to 32,000 years ago, making th…
Cave in Gibraltar

St Michael’s Cave

About 25 minutes' walk south down St Michael's Rd from the top cable-car station (or up from the Apes' Den), this natural grotto is crammed with stalagmites and stalactites and was once home to Neolithic inhabitants…
Landmark in Gibraltar

O’Hara’s Battery

About a 1km (15-minute) walk south down St Michael’s Rd from the top cable-car station, O’Hara’s Rd leads up to the left to O’Hara’s Battery, an emplacement of big guns on the Rock's highest point. It isn't included…
Landmark in Gibraltar

Nelson’s Anchorage

At the southwestern end of town, Nelson's Anchorage pinpoints the site where Nelson's body was brought ashore from the HMS Victory after the Battle of Trafalgar – preserved in a rum barrel, so legend says. A 100-ton…
Tunnel in Gibraltar

Great Siege Tunnels

Accessed at the northern end of the Rock, the Great Siege Tunnels were gun emplacements hewn by hand by the British during the 1779–83 siege. They constitute a tiny portion of the more than 50km of tunnels in Gibral…
Tunnel in Gibraltar

WWII Tunnels

The tunnels where the Allied invasion of North Africa was planned can be visited on 40-minute tours with advance booking only; they aren't included in your nature-reserve ticket, but you must have a nature-reserve t…
Cemetery in Gibraltar

Trafalgar Cemetery

Gibraltar’s cemetery gives a poignant history lesson, with its graves of British sailors who perished in the town after the 1805 Battle of Trafalgar, and of 19th-century yellow-fever victims.