Gibraltar is home to The Gibraltar Strait, one of the biggest shipping lanes in the world, separating Spain from Africa. Coming in on the ship reveals the huge rock and amazing stait.
Temperatures peak at around 30°c and have lows of about 13°c. The four main sandy beaches are extremely pleasant places to spend the day with the water temperatures changing between the Med and Atlantic coasts, though bring your flips the sand gets pretty hot in mid summer.
Crusies from Gibralter offer a variety of choice from 14 night crusies from Southampton to 7 night cruises from Barcelona. Why not visit the monkeys, or try a bit of dolphin spotting with the bay of Gibraltar playing home to several species of dolphin. You can check out the caves or clim the Rock, all of which where part of the old fort, there are also a collection monuments and tax free shopping in the town.