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Gibraltar has beautiful rocks and is a great place to experience Britishness at the tip of Spain. Travelers can experience fish and chip shops, unique 1970’s seaside hotels, and so much more. Nature lovers can explore the Upper Rock Nature Preserve and St. Michael’s Cave.
There are so many activities travelers can do in Gibraltar. You can take a day trip to Malaga and Seville. You can go dolphin watching, go shopping, see the Rock of Gibraltar, and take a tour of the rock.
Whether you’re into nature, food or other activities, you’ll find everything you need to enjoy your time in Gibraltar.
Yes, some vaccines are recommended or required for Gibraltar. The CDC and WHO recommend the following vaccines for Gibraltar: hepatitis A, hepatitis B, rabies, and influenza.
As a developed region, Gibraltar has few other health concerns. Be sure your routine vaccinations are up-to-date before your trip. A traveler’s diarrhea kit is recommended for travelers throughout the world.
See our vaccinations page to learn more about these infections and vaccines. Ready to protect yourself? Book your travel health appointment today by calling or schedule online now.
A visa is not required for stays in Gibraltar less than 90 days. Passports must be valid at the time of entry and for the duration of stay.
For more information contact a Passport Health Passport and Visa specialist by calling 1-844-366-8472 or by filling out our online form.
Gibraltar has a Mediterranean climate with dry and warm summers as well as mild and wet winters. Sub-zero temperatures and snowfall are not common.
Travelers will experience warm and sunny weather in the summertime. July and August are the months that have a high humidity. The temperature is for the most part below 30 degrees Celsius. There have been peaks in temperature as well as heat waves, but they are not that common. October to April is when travelers will see high amounts of precipitation.
The crime rate is low in Gibraltar, but there has been some petty crime. Travelers should keep an eye on their valuables. You shouldn’t walk home alone at night because street crime and violence has been known to happen. Crime against property and burglaries are rare but can still occur, and it’s better to be safe than sorry.
When you enter Gibraltar, you shouldn’t buy any kind of ticket from a ticket tout. There is not a fee to come into Gibraltar, and a ticket is not needed.
If you’re interested in animals, you should visit the Gibraltar Natural Reserve. You’ll see the Barbary macaques, which are the only monkeys living in the wild in Europe. It is said that if these creatures were to ever leave Gibraltar so would the British.
The reserve is located at the upper rock area of the island. Travelers will come upon a den where they can see the animals close up. These apes may look harmless and adorable, but they are wild and do bite. It’s possible you may see them when you go into town, so it’s important to watch your belongings and don’t feed them.
Before you travel to Gibraltar, there are some things you should take on your trip.
As a territory of the United Kingdom, Gibraltar’s embassy needs are served from London:
U.S. Embassy London
24 Grosvenor Square
London, W1A 2LQ
Telephone: +(44)(20) 7499-9000
Fax: +(44) (20) 7495-5012
In case of a lost or stolen passport, contact the embassy immediately. Due to its location and embassy situation, additional planning or trip changes may be required in this situation.
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