Tourism in Campo de Gibraltar
The Campo de Gibraltar is located within the southernmost area part of the Iberian Peninsula and the Andalusian region, southeast of the province of Cadiz. Its role as natural border between two continents (Europe and Africa), and the fact of being located between two seas (Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea) in addition to the presence of the British colony of Gibraltar, make the region one of the most strategic areas in Europe. The municipalities of ALGECIRAS, CASTELLAR DE LA FRONTERA, JIMENA DE LA FRONTERA, LÍNEA DE LA CONCEPCIÓN, LOS BARRIOS, SAN ROQUE and TARIFA make up the geographical map of the region.
The area is very well communicated with the rest of the world, being possible to reach the region via the international airports of Jerez de la Frontera, Gibraltar and Malaga. In addition, the seaports of Algeciras and Cadiz make it possible to reach of the area by sea. The communication network is completed further by excellent major roads (including several motorways) and a railway line.
With a territory spanning between the Natural Parks of Alcornocales (cork oak grove) and the Estrecho (strait) and as part of the Paraje Natural de las Marismas de Palmones (Salt marshes), the ecological diversity found in the area is paramount. Its valuable historical and monument heritage, its mild, climate, beaches and potential for leisure activities, make this popular tourist destination highly appealing to visitors.