The Carteia Archeological Site dates from the 7th century BC and includes remains from the Phoenician, Carthaginian, Roman, Visigothic, Byzantine, Moorish and Christian eras. This ancient city was the most important in the Campo de Gibraltar area and became the first Free Latin Colony outside of present-day Italy in 171 BC.
San Roque Borough Tourist Office offers a free guided tour service with guided theme tours (in the mornings on weekdays). These tours can arranged for groups of 10 or more people in English or Spanish. The only requirement is to book at least 5 days in advance. If you cannot get a group of friends or relatives together, please contact us so you can join other visitors on booked tours in your language. We shall do our best to offer you a date.
San Roque has a collection of listed historical buildingsthat are the oldest and best preserved in the Campo de Gibraltar area. The most important monuments in the City of Gibraltar in Exile are Saint Mary the Crowned Parish Church, the Governer's Palace and the Bullring.
Sin duda estas son las calles más pintorescas del casco antiguo. La calle San Nicolás tiene una parte especialmente costumbrista. Se trata del tramo conocido popularmente por Calle de los Escaloncitos.