Campo de Gibraltar

Sotogrande - Campo de Gibraltar © Michelle Chaplow
Sotogrande - Campo de Gibraltar © Michelle Chaplow

Campo de Gibraltar

Campo de Gibraltar is the name given to the area in the south east of Cadiz province that straddles the transition of the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean sea. It is also the inland and mainly rural area that surrounds the British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar.


Politically it comprises of a diverse group of six municipal town halls; Algeciras, Castellar de la Frontera, La Linea de la Concepcion, Los Barrios and San Roque and Tarifa. We offer information bellow about these six town s plus a number of other smaller places which come under one of the six towns, and also Gibraltar.

The area also includes two natural parks; Parque Natural de los Alcornocales, Parque Natural del Estrecho, and Paraje Natural de las Marismas de Palmones.


At the western end of Malaga´s Costa del Sol, but actually within the municipality of San Roque in Cadiz Province, is Sotogrande, one of the most luxurious sports and residential developments in… More →

Tarifa sits at the southern-most point of mainland Europe, where the Med meets the Atlantic. Just 14km across the Straits of Gibraltar at its narrowest point, the town enjoys spectacular views of… More →

The two towers that give the village of Torreguadiaro its name are the two medieval watchtowers located to the west of the present village. They are not to be confused with the 1970s twin 23-… More →

Gibraltar is famous worldwide for its dramatic rock. It is located in a strategic position at the southern end of the Iberian Peninsula. It overlooks the Straits of Gibraltar and is linked to… More →

The village of Torreguadiaro is one of the districts of San Roque and located on the coast just to the east of the popular resort of Sotogrande. It was formed by the construction of some houses… More →

Jimena de la Frontera is a historic village located about 35 kilometers inland from San Roque on the road and railway to Ronda. Surrounded by the Los Alcornocales Natural Park and at around 200… More →

San Roque sits at 109 meters above sea level on a hill looking down across the Bay of Algeciras towards North Africa. With a population of approximately 23,000, San Roque lies between the Cadiz… More →

The old village of Castellar de la Frontera is perched high on a hilltop in the province of Cadiz, with commanding views over the Guadarranque reservoir. The village is easiest reached from the A-… More →

Los Barrios is an interesting small town in the Campo de Gibraltar just inland from the N340 coast road between Algeciras and Sotogrande. The so-called 'Ruta del Toro' (Bull Route) begins here.… More →

This lovely Andalusian village is located in Cádiz province in the area known as the “Campo de Gibraltar”. It is in the northwestern part of the Jimena de Libar municipality and claims to have… More →

This white village is famous for its orange groves and its emblematic half-moon-shaped, steel truss-girder bridge which spans the river Guadario as it flows down to the Mediterranean. San Martín… More →

Algeciras is primarily and unashamedly a port and industrial centre, sprawling round the far side of the bay to Gibraltar. When Franco closed the border with "the Rock" at the nearby La Linea, it… More →

La Alcaidesa is a large urbanization at the western end of the Costa del Sol, in the municipality of La Linea and San Roque, located in the Campo de Gibraltar (Cadiz province). The Rock itself is… More →

This very small village, known locally as San Enrique de Guadiaro, is part of the municipality of San Roque in the Campo de Gibraltar. Its economy is based around horticulture - citrus fruit trees… More →

Pueblo Nuevo de Guadiaro is a newer village in the municipal district of San Roque next to the older Guadiaro village. It is located on the north side of the A-7, opposite the resort of Sotogrande… More →

Guadiaro is village in the municipal district of San Roque, a few kilometres inland from the western bank of the Guadiaro river. The village takes its name from the river and has a population of… More →

The coastal town of La Línea de la Concepción - more commonly known simply as 'La Línea' (meaning 'boundary line' in Spanish), is often referred to as 'The Gateway to… More →

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