A city with a strong sea-faring tradition, whilst at the same time modern and cosmopolitan thanks to its strategic position between two continents and its large port infrastructure, one of the main nodes for the world’s sea traffic.

El Campo de Gibraltar and, thereby, the coast of Algeciras is one of the main sites in Europe for bird- and whale-watching, thanks to its proximity to the African continent, the confluence of the waters of the Mediterranean and the Atlantic, and the great variety of habitats favoured by the climate.