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The mineral parken is quite a ways out, but well worth to visit. The drive to it takes you through beautiful green landscapes. At the park you will find an unusual museum built into the rock displaying the largest collection of minerals in Northern Europe. The stones and minerals come from all over the world. From the port it is a 60 km or 1 hour drive to the Mineral Park. You can reach it by taxi or shore excursion.
Mineralvegen 1, 4737 Hornnes, Norway
The open air museum in Kristiansand is where you can learn about the history of the area. Visit one of the many houses from different era’s to learn how the Norwegians have lived through the ages. Take the hop on hop off bus to the park or public bus route 01, M1, M2, M3 eastboun to Bjorndalssletta. Find the details in de description above.
Vigeveien 22B, 4633 Kristiansand, Norway
The airstrip is visible from your ship and from the rock. You’ll see that one and only road connection Spain and Gibraltar will need to come to a complete stop in order for a plane to land and take off. From port it is 2,5 km / 6 min. drive to the north.
British Lines Road, Gibraltar GX11 1AA, Gibraltar
The only wild monkey population of Europe is roaming free on the Rock of Gibraltar. Because they are wild you can never exactly say where they are although the top station of the cable car and the St. Michaels cave are popular spots. Be careful with them, they are most likely more than willing to pose for your pictures, but they can also be quite cheeky. No bag, plastic of sunglasses are safe when entering the apes territory.
Apes Den, Gibraltar
A project that began in 1991 to create an area for recreation for the residents of Gibraltar. From port it is 3 km / 40 min. walk to the south.
Botanic Gardens, Gibraltar
Enjoy the views at the only place in the world where you are able to see two sea’s and two continents at the same time. Europe point is the most southern tip of Gibraltar. This is where, on a clear day, you can see the European and African continent as they is only 24 km / 15 mile between them. You’ll also find the most important lighthouse of the area here. They call it the Trinity Lighthouse commissioned in 1838. From port it is 7 km / 15 min. drive to the south.
Europe point, Gibraltar
The Mediterranean steps is an adventure. If you want to see the other side of the Rock, literally, make sure to start the hard hike the locals call the Mediterranean steps. It will bring you up from Jew’s gate all the way to the top, crossing battery and the caves where the last Neanderthals lived. It simply is a great adventure with scenery that is not to be missed. It is about a 90 minute hike with an 800ft elevation. See map for the location of Jew’s Gate (start of steps)
Mediterranean steps, Gibraltar
Inside the Rock of Gibraltar we find 150 caves. St. Michael’s cave is one of the largest naturally formed caves. The cave has the nickname “the cathedral” because of it echoing acoustics. Therefore you’ll find nowadays it is not just a cave, there is an auditorium that can hold up to 350 people. It is also the location of many stories and legends. From port it is about 8 km / 20 min. drive to the south east.
St. Michaels cave, Gibraltar
Getting up the Petronas towers requires some preparation so why not go up the KL tower instead and have that brilliant view over the Petronas tower and Kuala Lumpur. At the KL tower base there are lots of things to do, but most people come here to take the elevator up to the top of the tower. A view is not guaranteed and therefore it is wise to take the weather into consideration.
KL Tower, Kuala Lumpur
This iconic building is the headquarters or the national oil and gas company Petronas. You have the opportunity to go up by elevator but it is wise to prebook those tickets because they are often sold out on the day of. This building is simply something you have to have seen, wether you are going up or not.
Petronas towers, Kuala Lumpur
North of the city you will find the Batu Caves. This is one of the most popular sites in the area. Lord Murugan guards stands at the start of the 272 steps that lead all the way up the caves. The cave walls are lined with statues of Hindu gods including Murugan, Shiva and Ganesh. The cave was discovered by William Hornaday in 1878 and today it is still an important pilgrim site for Malaysian Hindu’s. You can reach the batu caves by taxi or simply take the train “Batu Caves”.
Batu Caves, Kuala Lumpur
Sitting high above the city on mount Benacantil is the castle of Santa Barbara. This fortress is of Arabic origin and one of the largest medieval structures in Spain. There are lots of things to do here! Please know the easiest way to get up is by elevator.
Santa Barbara, Alicante