Rising out of the ocean, the Rock of Gibraltar can be seen from over 20 miles away and has a very different climate, culture and feeling from Spain. Students will discover this British colony during a city tour and a group visit to St. Michael's cave. A stop at the southernmost tip of Gibraltar will provide students with spectacular views of both Africa and Spain, followed by a visit to the famous Barbary Macaques ape community that is famous for its common interaction with visitors.
Founded by the Phoenicians in 1100 BC, Cádiz is possibly the oldest city in Western Europe. Originally flourishing thanks to its fishing industry, this coastal town is most famous for serving as the port Christopher Columbus used to set sail for the Americas. Today, students in Cádiz enjoy its colorful houses, relaxed atmosphere, and beautiful beaches.