Gibraltar

Gibraltar

There are three species of dolphin commonly found in the Bay and Strait of Gibraltar. They are the Common Dolphin, the Striped Dolphin and the larger Bottle-nosed Dolphin. There are numerous dolphin-watching trips on offer and it is not unusual to be able to see these fascinating creatures close up in their natural environment.

In Gibraltar the following events take place throughout the month. Every Monday to Friday. The Integral Yoga Centre runs a full programme of Yoga classes at 33 Town Range. Everyone is welcome. More information on 956 741 389.

You will need a passport to enter Gibraltar unless you are an EU citizen with a valid national identity card. Citizens from many countries are required to obtain a visa before entering Gibraltar. To find out whether or not you need a visa, you can ring +350 20051726 - email: [email protected] for precise information regarding citizens from your country.

Gibraltar is so small (about 6 square kilometres) that getting around town - and around The Rock, in general - is a feasible option, if you have the time and energy.

Find tourist offices in Gibraltar at the following locations: Casemates Square, Airport Arrivals Hall, Gibraltar Coach Terminus, Gibraltar Cruise Terminal, Frontier

Judging from the number of sports and leisure associations in Gibraltar, this must be one of the most action-packed rocks in the world.

Traditionally, British ex-pats living in nearby Spain have flocked to Gibraltar to bank and to shop for those tastes of home such as Cheddar cheese and tea bags. The latter are now freely available in Spain but the ex-pats still flock to the Rock for a different shopping experience.

Gibraltar is a multi-racial community so it follows that its range of restaurants reflects the tastes of its inhabitants. Yes, Gibraltar has a McDonalds, a Burger King, KFC, Subway and a Pizza Hut! Running parallel to Main Street is the pedestrianised Irish Town that is well worth a visit with its historic coffee houses, specialist ironmongers, Irish pubs and attractive restaurants.