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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 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

Plaza de Toros (Bullring) in Ronda

Plaza de Toros (Bullring) in Ronda
Plaza de Toros (Bullring) in Ronda

Even if, like me, you don’t agree with bullfighting, it is undeniable that the Plaza de Toros (bullring) in Ronda occupies a very special place in modern Spanish culture and history as the home of the Rondeño style of bullfighting and also of the Real Maestranza De Caballería De Ronda. The bullring was built entirely of stone in the 18th century, during the golden years of Pedro Romero’s reign as a champion bullfighter.

Would you like to visit a fighting bull farm in Ronda?

This is a working breeding farm of fighting bulls and pure Andalusian horses, located just 5 km from Ronda. It was created by the bullfighter Rafael Tejada. It is open to the public, giving visitors the opportunity to share in the lives of these animals throughout all their breeding stages and their fascinating selection process, as well as interact with them.

Just click the image below, select your dates, language, how many people and book safely at Get Your Guide.

You can also reserve entry tickets over at Viator here.

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Where to Park in Ronda Spain

Where to park in Ronda Spain? Well, Ronda can sometimes be a difficult little city to drive around and find parking for the uninitiated, especially if you’ are driving a large  motor home or towing a caravan don’t even think about entering the city centre! Instead park in one of the outlying streets and then walk into the centre. (See camper vans section below if you are staying for the night or more.)

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If you are looking for a parking space in the center of Ronda, the APK2 Plaza del Socorro parking lot is ideal. Located very close to the main tourist attractions of the city, such as the Plaza de Toros de Real Maestranza, Puente Nuevo and Mirador, from here you can stroll through the old town and find the most popular restaurants and hotels.

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Martínez Astein car park in Ronda

If you are daytripping to Ronda then the car park of Martínez Astein is easy to find and its just a ten minute stroll down the pedestrian shopping street (Calle Espinal or “La Bola”) of Ronda to all the main monuments. No navigating narrow streets!

Click here to reserve a spot in the Martínez Astein car park in Ronda

(Are you going to visit Cádiz? Have a look at our sister website Visiting Cádiz for information on how and where to park in Cádiz:

Hotel parking

Most hotels have their own parking and if not at the very least a temporary parking bay so that you can unload any luggage and the staff will then direct you to the nearest parking. Ask your hotel for information and directions about parking during your stay.

Beware narrow streets!

Streets in Ronda are quite narrow, most are one way, and in the older part of town corners and bends can be quite tortuous, of course this is one of the “City of Dreams” main attractions but can be a nightmare when driving a hire car.

Have you read our article about How to avoid high roaming charges while traveling abroad?

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A day trip to Jerez de la Frontera from Ronda

If you’re looking to explore the stunning region of Andalusia, then a day trip from Ronda to Jerez de la Frontera should definitely be on your list. Located just an hour and a half away by car, Jerez is a charming city that is steeped in history and culture, with a rich legacy of sherry wine and flamenco dance.

With its beautiful architecture, bustling plazas, and fascinating museums, Jerez offers a unique and authentic Andalusian experience that is not to be missed. So why not hop in your car (Jerez is just 1:30 hours away from Ronda) and set out on a day trip to Jerez de la Frontera for a taste of the best of Andalusia?

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Ronda: Exploring the Enchanting Beauty of Andalusia’s Hidden Gem

Nestled in the heart of Andalusia, Ronda is a captivating gem that embodies the essence of Spain’s rich history, stunning landscapes, and vibrant culture. Here at Ronda Today, we’ll embark on a comprehensive journey to uncover the secrets of Ronda, from its ancient origins to its modern charm. Join us as we explore the enchanting beauty of Ronda, a place that has captured the hearts of travelers for centuries.

Ronda’s Ancient Heritage

Roman Roots: Ronda’s history is steeped in antiquity, with its origins dating back to Roman times. The remnants of an ancient Roman bridge and other archaeological treasures offer a glimpse into this ancient past. Wander through the Old Town’s cobbled streets, and you’ll feel like you’ve stepped into a living history book.

The Roman ruins of old Ronda, Acinipo
Ronda: Exploring the Enchanting Beauty of Andalusia’s Hidden Gem – The Roman ruins of old Ronda, Acinipo
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Day trip to Seville from Ronda

If you set off early in the morning, a day trip to Seville from Ronda is quite do-able and well worth the effort!

Seville, the capital of the Andalusia region of southern Spain, is a stunning city with a rich history, vibrant culture, and breathtaking architecture. It is a popular destination for tourists from all over the world, and for good reason.

If you are staying in Ronda, taking a day trip to Seville is a fantastic way to explore this historic city and experience all that it has to offer with its accessibility, cultural and artistic offerings, delicious cuisine, and fantastic shopping.

Actvitites and tours in Seville from Get Your Guide
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