Isla de Las Palomas

Isla de Las Palomas is an island opposite the town of Tarifa at the southern end of the Punta de Tarifa at the southernmost point of the Iberian Peninsula. The island has been connected to the mainland by causeway since 1808.[1][2]

Aerial view of the Isla de Las Palomas
Map of 1813 showing Isla de Tarifa with causeway to the mainland


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2014-04-30.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ Ferrer-Gallardo, Xavier; Albet-Mas, Abel; Espiñeira, Keina (2015). "The borderscape of Punta Tarifa: concurrent invisibilisation practices at Europe's ultimate peninsula". Cultural Geographies. 22 (3): 539–547. doi:10.1177/1474474014547336. ISSN 1474-4740. PMC 5898337. PMID 29708119.


Coordinates: 36°00′10″N 5°36′33″W / 36.00278°N 5.60917°W / 36.00278; -5.60917