From fascinating WWII siege tunnels to the famous Barbary apes that live on the Rock of Gibraltar, this British Overseas Territory is full of surprises. Enjoying the best of the Spanish climate with some familiar British touches, Gibraltar is something of a home from home for British holidaymakers. While it might be a small destination, Gibraltar has all the right ingredients for some fun in the sun. Along with the history and natural spectacle on offer, stunning beaches, waterfront attractions, shops and restaurants make this destination extremely popular. A number of our cruises stop off in Gibraltar, allowing guests to disembark the ships to explore. After seeing the sights, it’s no surprise that many travellers can’t wait to take advantage of the duty free shopping here. Main Street is the centre of Gibraltar’s commercial district and you’ll find everything from familiar high street stores to souvenir shops. Popular items include great value cosmetics and perfumery plus electronics. Gibraltar weather Gibraltar boasts a mild climate due to its setting on a southerly peninsula off the coast of Spain. Temperatures year-round barely drop below 14°C, with summer highs of up to 30°C. For those who don’t like extremely hot weather, spring or autumn are the best times to visit, when average temperatures hover between 15°C and 20°C.