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The natural world of the Serrania de Ronda, including the natural parks, fauna and flora, Ronda mountains, activities, and nature photos. Many of the visitors to Ronda will be here for a single day, or at most two days, and by reading our nature articles (frequently updated) we hope visitors will be able to fully enjoy the scenery of Andalucía.
An excellent resource for the nature lover who enjoys trails through the bio-diversity of western Andalucía. The Crossbill Foundation have done an excellent job of introducing the wonder of Malaga and Cadiz provinces to the nature lover.
The Spanish Fir, latin name Abies pinsapo, is the national tree of Andalucía, and one of the few trees that survived through the last ice age.
Scattered around the Sierra de Cadíz, the Guadiaro valley white villages, and throughout Los Alcornacales is where you’ll discover one of the most valuable trees in the region, Quercus suber, the Cork Tree.
Beautifully scented narcissus that is hard to miss and looks stunning in clumps. Generally the Paper White Narcissus is found in December, January, and February.
Flowering between March and June, the Woodcock Orchid is one the most beautiful flowers you’ll see while walking around the Serrania.
Discover the Prickly Pear (Higo Chumbo) of Andalucia, how to eat the fruit, how to be careful, where to find it, and a little bit more for those tall stories we all want to tell.
Enjoy a quiet stroll through the botanical gardens at El Bosque, marvelling at the range of species found in the Serrania de Ronda and Sierra de Gazalema.
A complete expert checked list of birds endemic to the Serrania de Ronda, and those that follow migratory paths between Northern Europe and Africa. With a list of special interest sites to view birds of Ronda.
A field trip to the Grazalema Natural Park by the Andalucia Bird Society, including a stop at Lake Zahara to view some of the districts aquatic birds.
Located on the outskirts of Malaga, with commanding views of the city and harbour, La Concepcion Tropical Botanical Gardens are considered amongst the best in Europe