Category Archives: Ronda

Ronda city is one of the most picturesque destinations in Spain, and the third most visited city in Andalucía. Popular sites to see are the Puente Nuevo bridge, the Plaza de Toros Bullring, Ronda’s cathedral, the historic Arab Baths, and much more.

In the Ronda Mountains you’ll find the beautiful white villages of Andalucía, including the most popular, Grazalema, Setenil de las Bodegas, Zahara de la Sierra, Genalguacil

Arriving at Ronda’s Bus and Rail Stations

Quick Directions
Bus: Exit the bus station and follow Calle San Jose to it’s end, then turn left into Calle Doctor Fleming (maps show it as Calle Jerez), and keep going till you reach the Ronda bullring.


Train: Exit the railway station and walk the length of Avenida Martinez Astein until you reach Carerra Espinel (known locally as La Bola), then turn right and keep going down hill through this pedestrian shopping street till you reach the bullring

Your first time in Ronda is likely to be quite confusing, Ronda doesn’t have a town centre like many other cities, mostly because Ronda is in fact a very large village, with things scattered around Ronda just like you’d expect in any smaller village. That said, the main tourism office is easy to find if you have instructions, so for those of you who arrive by bus or coach, keep reading. Continue reading Arriving at Ronda’s Bus and Rail Stations

Taxis in Ronda

Getting a taxi in Ronda will often involve calling ahead and requesting a pickup, this is because there is in fact only one taxi rank in Ronda despite there being several taxi pickup and drop off points.

Hailing a vacant taxi in Ronda is quite common, although many drivers on their way to a fare may not switch on the out of service light, so hailing a taxi may not always result in actually getting a taxi. If you are already in the commercial center of Ronda, the easiest way to get a taxi is to find the corner of c/ La Bola and c/ Juan José de Puya where most taxis wait for a fare. Continue reading Taxis in Ronda

Walk from Ronda, Tajo del Abanico

The walk to the Tajo del Abanico, named for the cave that looks like a fan (abanico), is a gentle walk measuring about 4.5km from the Almocabar gate at the entrance to the medieval walls of Ronda in the Barrio de San Francisco. It is of low difficulty, and takes you to a river valley filled with wildflowers in the spring and summer. (very hot in the summer months) Continue reading Walk from Ronda, Tajo del Abanico

Ronda Walk to Pilar de Cartajima and Roman Aqueduct

This is one of the walks most people want to do because of the Roman Aqueduct you see at the end of the walk, but is also one of the walks in Ronda rarely undertaken by visitors because very few people know the Roman aqueduct even exists, in fact Roman Ronda was a reality for nearly 700 years.

You’ll start the walk at the old entrance to Ronda, the Almocabar Gate which originally was used to reach the Muslim cemetery outside the city walls. In fact the plaza you walk across at the start is where the cemetery was. During the reconquest Spain’s Christian monarchs attacked Ronda from locations near the plaza. Continue reading Ronda Walk to Pilar de Cartajima and Roman Aqueduct