Gibraltar travel guide

Gibraltar Tourism | Gibraltar Guide

You're Going to Love Gibraltar

With 26.544 inhabitants, Gibraltar is the most populous city in Gibraltar. It is the most popular tourist destination in the country. Gibraltar deserves at least 2 full days for you to see its main sights.

When to visit Gibraltar

Gibraltar in March
Estimated hotel price
£125
1 night at 3-star hotel
Gibraltar in March
Estimated hotel price
£125
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Gibraltar in August, when the average temperature is 24 °C, and the highest can go up to 27 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 11 °C, with an average temperature of 13 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in November, when precipitation is around 140 mm. In contrast, July is usually the driest month of the year in Gibraltar, with an average rainfall of 0 mm.

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How to Get to Gibraltar

Plane

When flying to Gibraltar, you’ll arrive at Gibraltar North Front (GIB), which is located 1 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Gibraltar from the United Kingdom departs from Bristol and takes around 2h 40m.

Plane

When flying to Gibraltar, you’ll arrive at Gibraltar North Front (GIB), which is located 1 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Gibraltar from the United Kingdom departs from Bristol and takes around 2h 40m.

Airports near Gibraltar

Airlines serving Gibraltar

British Airways
Good (4,727 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,376 reviews)
easyJet
Good (1,403 reviews)
American Airlines
Good (5,660 reviews)

Where to stay in Gibraltar

From 5-star hotels such as the Sunborn Gibraltar to great affordable options like the Holiday Inn Express Gibraltar, Gibraltar offers a range of accommodations for every taste. Average rates range from around £124 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to £111 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Gibraltar

Most booked hotels in Gibraltar

Rock Hotel
4 stars
Excellent (8.6, Excellent reviews)
£157+
Holiday Inn Express Gibraltar
3 stars
Excellent (9.3, Excellent reviews)
£151+
The Eliott Hotel
4 stars
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
£140+
Sunborn Gibraltar
5 stars
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
£146+
Jasmine Coral Jay Boutique Boatel Ocean Village
0 stars
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
£76+
Bristol Hotel
3 stars
Good (6.9, Good reviews)
£84+

Hiring a car in Gibraltar

Hiring a car in Gibraltar costs £34 per day, on average, or £68 if you want to hire it for 2 days.

You’re likely to save money by hiring your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 6% more expensive than at Gibraltar North Front.

The most frequently booked car type in Gibraltar is Compact (Volkswagen Golf or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Mini car hire (Smart Forfour or similar) is, on average, 54% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Hiring a car in Gibraltar costs £34 per day, on average, or £68 if you want to hire it for 2 days.

You’re likely to save money by hiring your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 6% more expensive than at Gibraltar North Front.

The most frequently booked car type in Gibraltar is Compact (Volkswagen Golf or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Mini car hire (Smart Forfour or similar) is, on average, 54% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.