long been known as the last outpost of the Neanderthals, and a series of caves
that have yielded ground breaking discoveries are at the centrepiece of this.
The Gorham’s Cave
complex and Mediterranean Steps (a heritage and nature walk) have been put
forward for nomination to UNESCO for World Heritage site status in July 2016,
but tours will be available as from early 2016.
Neanderthal Caves and Environments” tours will complement the existing range of
tours available to cruise and day trip visitors and also present the
opportunity for overnight stay visitors to experience a completely new side to
The tours will
cover how the Neanderthals lived and the role that Gibraltar and its
environment played in their survival. A
visitor centre will feature the finds that the caves have yielded and local
guides are being trained in order to deliver a world class experience.
For further information contact
Gibraltar Tourist Board:
+44 (0)20 7836 0777
Gibraltar: Marketing@tourism.gov.gi +350 20074950 (option 4)