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Come and visit Ronda and the surrounding areas, or plan your itinerary around the most popular sites, and some of the lesser known things to do. Ronda is much more than the bullring and newb ridge (Puente Nuevo). There are also the Arab Baths, the Water Mine, the Mondragon Palace, and outside the city, the Cueva de la Pileta, or the Dolmen structures at Antequera. Further afield are the beaches of the Costa del Sol, Sevilla’s cathedral and palace, or Cordoba and the Mezquita.
Nerja on the Axarquia coast east of Malaga is a favourite detination for people from Antequera and Granada, and at one time in the 19th century was the summer retreat of royalty. Sights to see include the Nerja caves, El Balcon de Europa, and the Alguila aqueduct.
Close to where condemned prisoners were executed in Plaza Carmen Abela there is an open-sided temple, dedicated to Our Lady of Sorrows, this was where the condemned could pray for the sat time before being led to their doom.
In a small plaza off Calle Armiñan stands a stone and brick tower which looks completely lost amongst the white-washed homes and palaces of the area. This is the San Sebastian Minaret, built in the early 1300s next to one of the main mosques of Ronda.
Unique in Western Andalucia, Setenil de las Bodegas is the only cave village in the Serrania de Ronda, and should be considered a must-visit destination for your holiday.
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.
When a small swimming pool just isn’t big enough, and the summer heat demands you be at the beach, try La Playita at Zahara de la Sierra instead.
Just 14km outside Ronda lies the ancient ruined Roman city of Acinipo with its impressive ampitheatre and views of the surrounding countryside.
One of the most popular activities for holiday makers and locals alike is cycling along mountain roads from village to village.
Explore Ronda and discover her charms, abd better yet stay for a night to really see our wonderful little city after the day trippers have left for the day. Here is our list of the most popular things to do in Ronda.
Antequera’s Alcazaba stands out as a dominating feature over the city, the walls are impregnable, the towers offer spectacular views, and the history make this a site to see during your stay in Antequera.