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  Algeciras - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Algeciras is a port city in the south of Spain, near the city of Gibraltar, slightly to the north from Tarifa, which is the southernmost town of the country (36°7′39″N, 5°27′14″W).
The ruined town of Algeciras was refounded by the original inhabitants of Gibraltar, which abandoned the town in 1704, after the takeover by the Anglo-Dutch forces during the War of the Spanish Succession.
The modern harbour of Algeciras is the 49th busiest in the world (as of 2003) in the world, with much traffic to and from Africa.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Algeciras   (555 words)

 The Port Town of Algeciras in the Cadiz province, Andalucía, Southern Spain
Algeciras is primarily and unashamedly a port and industrial centre, sprawling round the far side of the bay to Gibraltar.
Algeciras is the place to catch the train to Ronda which is definitely one of the best journeys in Andalucia which takes you via Gaucin and past some of the most beautiful pueblos blancos (white villages) in the whole of Andalucia.
Highspeed Catamaran from Tarifa, Algeciras, and Gibraltar to Tangier in Morocco.
www.andalucia.com /province/cadiz/algeciras/home.htm   (506 words)

 Algeciras Costa del Sol Spain by Algeciras.to   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Algeciras, today a modern city, has the port, one of the most important of Spain, as important economic centre.
Algeciras has many festivals throughout the whole year, starting from the parade of the three kings in January and ending in December with the New years eve.
Algeciras history reaches back to the year 1342, it is the history of the battle against the moors and the history from the Rock of Gibraltar.
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 Car Hire Algeciras, Cheap Car Hire Worldwide from 4globalcarhire com.
The port of Algeciras is located at the meeting point of the Mediterranean sea and the Atlantic Ocean, and it is the crossroad of two continents, Europe and Africa.
Algeciras is the natural connection between Europe and Africa, and has played a key role in the history of both continents.
Algeciras city has always been a port of access from Africa to the Iberian peninsula, history tells us that in 711 the Moslem chief Tarik, after defeating the goth army led by teodomiro, marched to meet King Rodrigo, whom he beat in the battle of La Janda, consequently beginning the Moslem domination of Spain.
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 Algeciras - Wikitravel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Algeciras is a city in the Andalucia region of southwestern Spain.
Most travellers come to Algeciras for its numerous ferry connections to Morocco and don't spend more than a few hours in the city.
The ferry terminal is the heart of Algeciras and is well-signed from most roads in the city.
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 Algeciras, southern Spain. Visit Algeciras for ferries to Morocco
Algeciras in southern Spain was once an elegant resort but has developed into an industrial hub and port and is known as the gateway to Morocco.
Algeciras then absorbed the workers that used to work on the rock.
From Algeciras you can continue west along the N340 highway to Tarifa then on to Cadiz.
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 Spain's Gateway to Morocco: Algeciras
It was later retaken by Alfonso XI of Castile in 1344, but destroyed by the Moors in 1368 and not rebuilt until 1760, 56 years after it had been refounded by Spanish refugees from Gibraltar.
What to Do Algeciras has 23 kilometers of beach, and though some are given over to industrial use, there are still several very nice ones such as the Rinconcillo, San Garcia, and Getares.
One excellent choice is Monte de la Torre in Los Barrios, an Edwardian house with a thousand acres of cork oak forest to roam, mature gardens to enjoy, and the picturesque sight of grazing Retinto, a long-horned red cattle.
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 Algeciras Ferries - Book a Algeciras Ferry with A Ferry . to   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The port of Algeciras is a modern port, and for many reasons leading in Europe, offering a direct connection between Europe and North Africa.
Algeciras is an industrial city that supports the large deep water container port and nearby oil refinery.
When approaching Algeciras you will be passing over a river and there will be signs showing towards the port.
www.aferry.to /Algeciras-ferry.htm   (427 words)

 Algeciras - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Algeciras, town and seaport on Algeciras Bay, in Cádiz Province, Andalusia Autonomous Region, in southern Spain near Gibraltar.
Algeciras Conference, congress of European Great Powers assembled in January 1906 in Algeciras in Spain, to consider issues regarding France’s...
During the 18th and early 19th centuries, Morocco had been a home for Barbary pirates preying on the shipping of the Mediterranean.
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 Algeciras : Introduction | Frommers.com
Not really a destination in and of itself, Algeciras is a refueling stop on the way to Tangier in Morocco (3 hr.
Algeciras is also a base for day trips to Gibraltar.
Lying near the southern tip of Iberia, Algeciras was once the ancient Roman port of Portus Albo.
www.frommers.com /destinations/algeciras/1159010001.html   (408 words)

 Hotel Reina Cristina Algeciras - Venere.com
The Reina Cristina hotel is set in a building dating back from 1902 and is located in Algeciras, near the Gibraltar stretch, constituting a gateway to Morocco.
Business people and tourists alike will feel at home in this property that, without any doubt, is a historic and elegant landmark that, along the years, has accommodated distinguished personalities such as Churchill and Roosevelt.
Algeciras, stretching nearly to Gibraltar, has been an important Spanish port since long.
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 Algeciras Hotels - Hotel Accommodation in Algeciras | Andalucia Spain
Located in the heart of the Gibraltar plain, in Algeciras business and commercial centre, only 300 m from the port.
The Hotel Restaurant MESON DE SANCHO is located in one of the most privileged places of the province of Cadiz.
With a great range of budget to luxury hotels in Algeciras, with many reviews and thousands of visitors per day, you can be sure to enjoy your Andalucia visit.
www.simplehotels.com /en/es/algeciras   (189 words)

 Underwater Blasting in Algeciras, Spain used to help move the Largest Floating Dock in the World
The largest floating dock in the world, constructed in the shipyards of Algeciras, Spain, by DRAGADOS, FCC, and BEC (of France), had to be moved to La Condamine, Monaco.
The project began by removing land between the water and the dock to 14 meters below sea level, allowing water to enter the shipyard so the dock could be floated out to sea.
It was also confirmed that the bubble curtain was effective in attenuating the blast pressures.
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 Car Rental Algeciras with Auto Europe
With a rental car in Algeciras, Spain, in the autonomous Andalucia region, allow yourself to discover the Cadiz region and Spain's southern coast at your own pace.
With a rental car in Algeciras, Spain, you'll be able to sample all that the Cadiz region has to offer.
Head for the Ronda, one of the region's most famous and loveliest destinations, whose roadways are dotted with traditional Andalucian pueblos blancos, white villages, and a smattering of magnificent castles.
www.autoeurope.com /car-rental/Algeciras-rental-guide.cfm?c=1335   (387 words)

A Mediterranean seaport, it is the main Spanish ferry terminal to North Africa.
It was the first Spanish town taken (711) by the Moors.
In the naval engagements of July, 1801, near Algeciras, the British defeated the French and Spanish fleets.
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 WSO| Spanish and Saharawi protesters before the Moroccan Consulate in Algeciras, Spain
Spanish and Saharawi protesters before the Moroccan Consulate in Algeciras, Spain
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 Alboran Algeciras Hotel - Algeciras - Alboran Algeciras Hotel Reviews - TripAdvisor
Arabian andalusian architecture - 5 min from Algeciras Port/10 min from Gibraltor.
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 Algeciras Hotels: Hotels in Algeciras recommended by Hotels Abroad
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This hotel is situated in the commercial area near the port just a short walk from the heart of the city.
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 Algeciras Conference on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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 Algeciras : Planning a Trip | Frommers.com
Most visitors in Algeciras plan to cross to Tangier, Morocco.
Carretera de Cádiz (E-15/N-340) runs from Málaga west to Algeciras.
If you're driving south from Seville (or Madrid), take highway N-IV to Cádiz, then connect with the N-340/E-5 southwest to Algeciras.
www.frommers.com /destinations/algeciras/1159010002.html   (376 words)

 Hotels in Algeciras, Spain
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We highly recommend these hotels based on the mentioned criteria and feedback from previous guests
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 Algeciras-Tangier return ferry -- Atlas-Sahara   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Have you booked your return ferry from Algeciras to Tangier?
The cost is approximately £110 (per car and two people) and can be booked through Motorsport Transport, tel: 01295 278 748, speak to Simon or John.
If you have been having trouble contacting Motor Sport Travel (tel 01295 278748) regarding the Algeciras to Tangier return ferry bookings - their contact has been on holiday but is now back and they are now able to process your bookings.
www.voy.com /170997/107.html   (196 words)

 La Plata Hotel Algeciras - Reviews & Official Contact Details
Cayetano Toro, 29 - Algeciras 11201 - Spain
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 AL Mar Hotel in Algeciras, Spain - IberiaLodging.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Located in front of the Port of Algeciras....
AL Mar Hotel in Algeciras, Spain by IberiaLodging.com
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 AC Algeciras: Read Reviews, Compare Services and Amenities, and Make Reservations at NexTag.com
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 El Estrecho Hotel Algeciras - Reviews & Official Contact Details
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Virgen del Carmen, 15 - Algeciras 11202 - Spain
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