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Book Review: Andalusian Sierras, from Malaga to Gibraltar (Crossbill Guides)

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.

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Cycling the Via Verde
Cycling on the Via Verde

The Via Verde beginning at Olvera is one of the most popular cycling and walking routes of the Sierra de Cadiz. 36 kilometres of disused railway converted to a delightful greenway with spectacular views, tunnels, viaducts, and pristine countryside to explore.

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Ronda Walk: Mr Henderson’s Railway, Benaojan to Jimera de Libar

A short and really beautiful walk from Benaojan to the next village, Jimera de Libar in the Guadiaro Valley. The walk is just 7.5km and at a gentle stroll will see you in Jimera with time for a quiet drink before catching the return train.

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The Puente Nuevo from the Valley
Ronda Walk: Virgen de la Cabeza back to Ronda

Part two of the circular walk from Ronda to the Virgen de la Cabeza cave church. In this part we return to Ronda from the church via the valley below the church, and finish at the Puente Nuevo

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Michelle Obama Tour of Ronda

A walking tour of Ronda exactly like that taken by Michelle Obama and her daughter Sasha when they visited the city as part of their Spain holiday in August 2010

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Cueva del Gato
Benaojan Walk, Station to the Cueva del Gato

A short but very enjoyable walk from the station at Benaojan to the Cueva del Gato with Tony Bishop, author of a new walking guide “Walking in the Ronda Mountains: 30 half-day walks in Andalucia”

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Pilar de Coca
Ronda Walk Pilar de Coca

A medium length and medium fitness walk of 13km from Ronda to the Pilar de Coca, then following the loop to return to our starting point.

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Walk from Ronda, Tajo del Abanico

A delightful, easy going walk to the beautiful Tajo del Abanico, where the bandit scenes from Bizet’s Carmen were filmed, though the area is better known for its wildflowers

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Ronda Walk Pine Forest Dehesa del Mercadillo

A gentle walk of around 2 hours from the industrial area of Ronda into a lovely countryside road with lots of stables and then finishing in a pine forest close to the city

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Ronda Walk to the Virgen de la Cabeza Cave Church

One of Ronda’s more popular short walks takes you to the ancient cave church, the Virgen de la Cabeza from where spectacular views of Ronda can be seen

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