8 days in Algeciras & Gibraltar Itinerary

8 days in Algeciras & Gibraltar Itinerary

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8 days in Algeciras & Gibraltar Itinerary

Start: Doncaster, United Kingdom
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9 h 15 min
1
Algeciras, Spain
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  16 h 15 min
2
Gibraltar, Gibraltar
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Subway + Train:  6 h
End: Doncaster, United Kingdom

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nights
Algeciras, Spain

Algeciras ©
Algeciras is a port city in the south of Spain, and is the largest city on the Bay of Gibraltar (in Spanish, the Bahía de Algeciras). Get some historical perspective at Castle of Jimena de la Frontera and Casares Castle. Do some cultural sightseeing at Arcos de la Frontera and Castillo de Castellar de la Frontera. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Algeciras: Castillo-Palacio de los Ribera (in Bornos), Estepona (Del Cristo Beach & Playa de la Rada) and Casares (Church of La Encarnacion & Riding Fun In The Sun). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Getares, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Cala Arena, and delve into the distant past at Enclave Arqueologico de Carteia.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Algeciras trip itinerary builder.

Doncaster, UK to Algeciras is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Doncaster to Algeciras. Traveling from Doncaster in February, things will get a bit warmer in Algeciras: highs are around 19°C and lows about 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Gibraltar.

Things to do in Algeciras

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Casares, Estepona, Castillo de Castellar de la Frontera, Castillo-Palacio de los Ribera, Enclave Arqueologico de Carteia
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Playa de la Rada ©
Playa de la Rada
Castle of Jimena de la Frontera ©
Castle of Jimena de la Frontera
Casares Castle ©
Casares Castle

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Gibraltar, Gibraltar

Gibraltar ©
A vacation in Gibraltar reveals a strategically important area the ancient Greeks considered the edge of the known world.
Mediterranean Steps and Trafalgar Cemetery will appeal to history buffs. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Catalan Bay and Ocean Village. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Gibraltar Botanic Gardens (The Alameda), view the masterpieces at Gibraltar Crystal, tour the pleasant surroundings at Upper Rock Nature Reserve, and get a new perspective on nature at The Gibraltar National Museum.

To see photos, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Gibraltar trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Algeciras to Gibraltar. In February, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gibraltar

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
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Gibraltar Crystal ©
Gibraltar Crystal
Mediterranean Steps ©
Mediterranean Steps
Catalan Bay ©
Catalan Bay

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