Algeciras is located in the southernmost portion of Spain situated on the Strait of Gibraltar facing the Mediterranean Sea. With a warm, almost tropical climate the sunny city streets are lined with palm trees, lush greenery and rustic Spanish style architecture. Auto Europe offers several convenient pick up locations and a large rental car fleet, making Algeciras a great starting point for your Spanish vacation.
Travel about the city streets to visit the some of the Moroccan inspired shops and stop to sip some mint tea at one of the many teahouses sprinkled throughout the city. Located in the center of Algeciras is La Plaza Alta, one of the cities remarkable traditional Spanish style squares centered with a dramatic water fountain and lined with gorgeous palm trees. Venture out to the neighboring city of Tariff to visit the 800 year old Tarifa Castle and catch a glimpse of the Moroccan Mountains from its towers! If you have any questions about driving in Algeciras, be sure to visit our driving information page for help.
Algeciras is a port city in the Andalucia region of southwestern Spain. It's a port city that is not as heavily visited as other Spanish cities like Madrid or Barcelona, but is a city one should visit for the ultimate Mediterranean experience.
Algeciras connects thousands of people to Morocco with a ferry service, so it's traffic of travelers is heavy in this sense. But people don't just travel to Algeciras just to get to Morocco. It's the main hubhub of the Bay of Gibraltar, when traveling in this region, Algeciras is an absolute must-see.
In Algeciras, you can visit the Plaza Alta, the central square of the entire city. Parque Maria Cristina is a romantic park perfect for afternoon frolicking. The Getares Beach is located 7 km south of Algeciras along the Autovia del Mediterráneo (A7). This is one of the best beaches in the area.
Only an hour away along the A-381 Route, going inland, travelers can drive to and visit the ancient port city of Cádiz on the southwestern Spanish coast. This is truly a glorious coastal city that is rich in beautiful architecture, and it's only an hour away from Algeciras, making it the perfect day trip. Along the way to Cádiz you can visit Parque Natural Los Alcornocales, a nature park that overlooks lush green hills and is full of oak forests, cork trees, and olive trees.
The AP-7 Route from Algeciras extends all the way towards Estepona and Marbella, two other coastal towns that are great for visiting on day trips. Just over 1.5 hours away along AP-7 you can also get to Málaga, another Spanish coastal city full of beauty and grandeur.
Algeciras is in an ideal location and is a city that has everything the southwestern coast of Spain has to offer with easy accessibility to other great coastal towns and cities.
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