148. La Línea de la Concepción, Cádiz, Spain

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Why

La Línea de la Concepción, Cádiz, Spain sits in the shadows of Gibraltar. It’s the town on the other side of the border. Unless you fly into or take a ferry/boat/yacht/cruise ship to Gibraltar, you have to get to La Línea de la Concepción, Cádiz, Spain first before you get to Gibraltar as they are connected by a narrow strip of land. It’s a quiet town that deserves a look rather than being that town across the way.

La Línea de la Concepción Cádiz, Spain

La Línea de la Concepción Cádiz, Spain

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Where

La Línea de la Concepción, Cádiz, Spain sits at the border with Gibraltar at one of the ends of Spain and just across from Morocco in Africa. It is actually close to Jerez de La Frontera another Unfamiliar Destination; number 5.

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How To Get Here

By Train

You cannot get to La Línea de la Concepción, Cádiz, Spain by train. You can however take Renfe to Jerez de la Frontera as the closest station or Malaga a little further away and then take a local bus to town.

Gibraltar, United Kingdom - Jerez International Airport Train Station

La Línea de la Concepción, Cádiz, Spain – Jerez International Airport Train Station

By Plane

La Línea de la Concepción, Cádiz, Spain is served by the Gibraltar International Airport (GIB). The following airlines serve the airport: British Airways (BA), EasyJet Airlines (U2), Monarch Airlines (ZB) and Royal Air Morac (AT).

Gibraltar, United Kingdom - Gibraltar International Airport (GIB)

La Línea de la Concepción, Cádiz, Spain – Gibraltar International Airport (GIB)

By Bus

You can take local buses in Spain to bus station at La Línea de la Concepción, Cádiz.

Gibraltar, United Kingdom - Estacion de autobuses

La Línea de la Concepción, Cádiz, Spain – Estacion de autobuses

By Car

If you are already in the region you can take the drive. Just use a service like Google Maps for directions.

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Where To Stay

When I went to Gibraltar, I actually stayed across the border in Spain as it was a tad pricey to stay in Gibraltar. I stayed at the hotel Miramar (I think) in La Línea de la Concepción, Cádiz, Spain right at the Spanish border. Here’s my view. I can see the Gibraltar airport runway and the cruise ship port.

Most of the hotels are local brands except for a Holiday Inn and a Mercure.

Gibraltar, United Kingdom - View from the room

La Línea de la Concepción, Cádiz, Spain – View from the room

 

La Línea de la Concepción Cádiz, Spain View to Gibraltar from room

La Línea de la Concepción Cádiz, Spain View to Gibraltar from room


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You can find a list of hotels from TripAdvisor here.

==>> Try Airbnb.

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Where To Eat

Take a walk around the town and enjoy the local cuisine from the local shops. There’s also a McDonalds in case you want something else.

Gibraltar, United Kingdom - McDonalds at La Linea

La Línea de la Concepción, Cádiz, Spain – McDonalds at La Linea

==>> You can find a list of restaurants from TripAdvisor here.

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What To Do

Enjoy the views of Gibraltar as well as walk the city and enjoy the kindness and warmth of its people.

==>> Here is a list of things to do from Trip Advisor.

==>> Here are some tours from Viator in the Cadiz area.

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Additional Information

Language: Spanish

Currency: Euros (EUR)

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