Gibraltar: A Day On The Rock

Program Overview
Country: Spain

Perhaps the most famous and recognizable feature punctuating the Iberian coast, Gibraltar has long held an enigmatic place in history.  Spend a day exploring “The Rock” and learn about the history, politics and economy of this unique British enclave, including detailed information on the strategic importance of Gibraltar, focusing on maritime history.  Gibraltar factored into the Battle of Trafalgar, and a garrison of 6,000 men withstood the onslaught of the Empires of Spain and France. Modern day issues involving Spain and the UK will also be discussed.