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Gibraltar: World War II and Fortress Highlights Tour5 Reviews
Explore military matters in Gibraltar on a 2-hour sightseeing tour of the World War II tunnels, 100 Ton Gun, and O’ Hara’s Battery. Enjoy panoramic views of the Straits of Gibraltar from the Rock summit and meet the famous Barbary Apes.
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- Visit Europa Point and the Saint Michaels Caves
- See the famous Barbary Apes at Apes Den
- Walk in the steps of thousands of military staff at the World War II tunnels
- Take in sweeping views of the Straits of Gibraltar
DescriptionFor 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.
IncludesGuide Entrance to the Upper Rock Nature Reserve
- Food and drinks are not included in the price of the tour