Why tourists must try out the top Gibraltar International Literary Festival in November

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Fans of literature will adore heading to the excellent four-day Gibraltar International Literary Festival this year. The annual event is a great way to discover a range of new titles and meet some exciting authors who will be talking about their books. This popular event will be held in November and it offers top international writers discussing their most recent or past works. There will also be a number of great public speakers and travellers heading there can also enjoy delicious food and live music. This festival has a packed programme that will offer travellers plenty to do when they head to this magnificent part of Europe for a vacation.

There will be many writers at the festival that will provide their unique insights on a range of topics including politics and current affairs. They will participate in seminars and there will be public readings from adult and children’s books. The festival will be held this year over a long weekend from Thursday, November 15 to Sunday, November 18. This festival is a top place for writers who want to get their manuscripts published, as there are many people to talk to about this at a literary festival. There are many holiday apartments Gibraltar has to offer that are perfect for first-time or seasoned visitors to this wonderful sunny destination.

Located in a fantastic destination is The Caleta Hotel Gibraltar found right next to Catalan Bay to the east side of the famous Rock of Gibraltar. This extraordinary four-star residence has welcoming staff members who will look after a guest’s needs. There are top panoramic views of the Rock and the coastlines of Spain and Morocco from the hotel rooms. Nunos Restaurant offers fabulous Italian cuisine and tourists can choose from twin, double and family size rooms for their stay. Modern room amenities include an interactive television, telephone and free Wi-Fi internet that is ideal for checking emails or current news items.


The Gibraltar Literary Festival usually has more than fifty lectures and seminars held during the long weekend of events. Travellers should consider the parts they want to attend and book their tickets to avoid disappointment. The festival is held at a variety of popular venues, including the impressive Garrison Library and John Mackintosh Hall. Travellers will actually get to see Gibraltar in a very natural way through these special occasions held at so many different places, and will appreciate the relaxed environment that this holiday spot provides.

Last year there was a superb line-up of guests at the festival that included journalist Kate Adie, actress Maureen Lipman, presenter Nicholas Parsons and writer Nick Rankin. This year Baroness Helena Kennedy will talk about her passion for human rights at a lecture at the event. The famous lawyer has done broadcast work in the past and written about issues such as the rights of children. She will be one of many participants to take part in this year’s Gibraltar Literary Festival and other top guests will be revealed in the coming months.

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