Opening hours

The Borough Tourist Office
Palacio de los Gobernadores, Calle Rubín de Celis s/n.
11360 SAN ROQUE
Tel: 956.69.40.05

Opening hours: Mon-Fri, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
From 15th June until 15th September, 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

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Carteia: The Roman San Roque

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.

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Finca La Alcaidesa

"Finca La Alcaidesa" is a country estate, property of the Junta de Andalucía (the regional government), is one of the borough's best kept secrets bordering the Northeast of Pinar del Rey. It is an unequalled area; very close to Sotogrande, the Los Alcornocales Natural Park and Gibraltar; in which there is fantastic accommodation and a wealth of ecotourism activites. A stay here is unforgettable as you are immersed in an unspoilt natural environemnt with a tremendous diversity of flora and fauna.

 

Guadiaro River Estuary & Torreguadiaro Lagoon

Guadiaro River Estuary and Torreguadiaro Lagoon are two of the most relevant nature spots in the borough of San Roque. The river estuary is located at the rivermouth, in the heart of Sotogrande Costa. Torreguadiaro Lagoon is situated between Sotogrande Marina and the village of Torreguadiaro. Both nature areas are wetland areas of great importance for many species of birds and excellent points of observation for ornithologists interested in the Strait of Gibraltar as a migratory route between Europe and Africa.

Guided tours

San Roque Borough Tourist Office offers a free guided tour service with guided theme tours (weekdays, mornings, afternoons, evenings and weekends in the morning). These tours can arranged for groups of 10 or more people in English, Spanish or Italian. 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.
 
 
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Pinar del Rey

Pinar del Rey is a suburban park spanning 338 hectares at the heart of the local region. This unique forest paradise has an intriguing story that began in 1800 when the Spanish Navy planted trees to supply timber for warships. Today Pinar del Rey and the Alcornocales Natural Park are the natural lungs of the Campo de Gibraltar area.

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Sierra del Arca

The Arca Mountains, situated north of the Alcaidesa residential area and the A-7 dual carriageway, is one of the Gibraltar Area’s most attractive geological formations. The mountain range covers a 200 hectare surface area of Mediterranean scrubland, with cork oak and pine trees.     

The Historic Centre of the Campo de Gibraltar area

San Roque has a collection of listed historical buildings that 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.