Category Archives: Tourism

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 new bridge (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. And of course for discovering the beautiful Sierra de Grazalema have a look at Wildside Holidays – Grazalema

Cycling from Ronda and around the Serrania

The Ronda area is, without doubt, a cyclists delight and can be challenging at times! In fact the areas around Ronda and the sierra de Grazalema  are well known and a popular training destination for professional cyclist winter camps preparing for long distance road races and triathlons. So, lets take a look at Cycling from Ronda and around the Serranía.

Where to get more information, hire your bikes or book a cycling tour?

White Village Tours Cycling and the Via Verde close to Ronda

Experience a leisurely self-guided cycling excursion over at Viator, With Ronda based White Village Tours Cycling, pedalling through the picturesque countryside north of Ronda. Journey through tunnels and across bridges, passing by olive groves and farmland, while traversing the mountains along one of Spain’s most exquisite Via Verdes.

Cycling the Via Verde with White Village Tours Cycling
The journey begins at an elevation of 450 meters above sea level, gradually descending to approximately 150 meters. You’ll ride on high-quality, well-maintained bicycles provided by the White Village Tours Cycling team, with the assurance of a support network as you navigate this scenic greenway at your own pace.

Book your cycling tour on the Via Verde over at Get Your Guide here.

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Cycling on the Via Verde

What a fantastic trip report about an adventure cycling on the Via Verde de la Sierra not far from Ronda.

Book your cycling tour on the Via Verde over at Get Your Guide here.

What is the Via Verde de la Sierra?

The Via Verde de la Sierra is one of 135 ‘green routes’ that chart a trail of disused railway lines across Spain. Here in Ronda, “our Via Verde” is part of a proposed rail route across the province of Cadiz between Almargen and Jerez de la Frontera.

Cycling the Via Verde with White Village Tours Cycling
Cycling the Via Verde not far from Ronda

Its final plan was to connect the cities of Cádiz, Malaga and Granada but, although much of the groundwork, including tunnels, viaducts, and railway stations, was completed in the early 1930s, the project was never finished and lay neglected until 1993 when the line was renovated for use as a walking and cycling route.

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Cookery Classes in Ronda: Discover Spanish Cuisine with Marivi

Discover the Joy of Cooking in Ronda

Imagine the aroma of freshly cooked paella wafting through a 17th-century home in the heart of Ronda’s historic quarters. The lively chatter of fellow food enthusiasts fills the air as you embark on a culinary journey that promises not just delicious food, but unforgettable memories. Welcome to a cooking class with Marivi, a passionate Basque chef whose love for Spanish cuisine is as vibrant as her storytelling.

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La Casa del Jamon – Deli-Wine Tasting-Bar-Museum

Not only a fantastic shop and “museum of collectables” but a perfect place for breakfast as well, la Casa del Jamon – Deli-Wine Tasting-Bar-Museum is located halfway between the hotel Reina Victoria and the Plaza de Merced.. (uphill from the bullring by about 600 metres)

La casa de jamón in Ronda
Breakfast in the Casa del Jamón in Ronda. :)
What’s inside the Casa de Jamón?
La Casa del Jamón - Deli-Wine Tasting-Bar-Museum
More breakfast!

The shop is filled to the brim with a superb display of jamon Iberico- wine -cheese and olive oil There is also a cafeteria-bar where all the products on display can be sampled either sitting at the bar or at the tables amongst what can only be described a “museum of Spanish nostagia”.

Inside the fantastic shop the restaurant is small and cosy and is a place where you can have a breakfast for very good prices. Try the sandwich with local jamon, coffee and fresh orange juice for 5 euro.

Or, try a tapas in the afternoon or evening… A plate of “Cinco Bellotas” and a glass of Ribera del Duero is a fantastic treat sitting at the bar whilst watching eveybody come and go…

Need a holidays present for friends and family?

Surprisingly enough this is also a great place to get a small present for friends and family back home.. Tins of cured meats travel easily enough!

La Casa del Jamón - Deli-Wine Tasting-Bar-Museum
Explore La Casa del Jamón, a unique establishment in Ronda offering a blend of deli delights, wine tasting, and a ham museum. This local treasure combines culinary excellence with cultural heritage, making it a must-visit for food enthusiasts and travelers alike.

The Casa de Jamón should definitely be on your bucket list for Ronda. :)

Calle Jerez, 14 29400 Ronda
Phone: 952 87 15 96
Fax: 952 87 15 96
Email: info@lacasadeljamon.net

Open every day except SUNDAY 9am to 9pm

Anything on the shop shelves is also available to purchase online with free delivery for purchases over 200 euros so check out their website and facebook pages for more information…
http://www.lacasadeljamon.net/web/en/
https://www.facebook.com/lacasadeljamonrondamarbella/


La Casa del Jamón in Ronda is a must-visit for those seeking an authentic taste of Andalusian culture.

Whether you are a food lover or a curious traveler, the combination of a deli, wine tasting bar, and ham museum provides a unique and enriching experience.

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Discover Ronda

Nestled in the heart of Andalusia, Ronda is a jewel that enchants every visitor with its rich history, breathtaking landscapes, and vibrant culture. Lets discover Ronda!

Whether you’re a first-time traveler or a seasoned explorer, Ronda offers an unforgettable experience.

Here’s why Ronda should be at the top of your travel list and how Ronda Today can help you plan the perfect visit.

Historical Landmarks

Ronda is renowned for its stunning historical sites. The iconic Puente Nuevo bridge, towering 120 meters above the El Tajo gorge, offers spectacular views and a glimpse into the town’s architectural brilliance.

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