The Camino del Desfiladero del Tajo in Ronda

The Camino del Desfiladero del Tajo Gorge Walk in Ronda

The refurbished path for the Camino del Desfiladero del Tajo Gorge walk in Ronda starts at the Plaza María Auxiliadora and leads down to the base of the Puente Nuevo.

To get there just cross the Puente Nuevo after the Parador hotel into the old town and then take calle Tenorio opposite the painted tiles of Ronda Romántica.

Read about the history of the Puente Nuevo here.

The path down to the entrance to the Ronda Tajo gorge war
The path down to the Entrance and payment area starts in the Plaza María Auxiliadora. In the distance to the left of the bridge is the Parador hotel
This path is not accessible for individuals with mobility challenges!

The cobbled pathway leading down to the entrance is VERY steep and is not accessible for individuals with mobility challenges, but for those eager to embark on the adventure, it will eventually (once the second phase is completed) offer a thrilling descent into the heart of Ronda’s natural beauty.

The Camino del Desfiladero del Tajo in Ronda
The Camino del Desfiladero del Tajo Gorge walk in Ronda. The path leading down to the Puente Nuevo. Read about the history of the Puente Nuevo here.
What about canyoning the Tajo Gorge in Ronda

If you really want to experience the Tajo Gorge with a bit of adrenalin then how about a guided climbing excursion! Having done this myself I can highly recommend it!

Mixed reviews for the Tajo Ronda Gorge walk in Ronda

Right now, the route is getting some pretty bad reviews over on Google maps with people commenting that it is too expensive and equally as good views are available for free a bit further down the path away from the paid area. As I mentioned before, the key will be finishing the second phase but in my humble opinion this first phase should have remained free untill the project was completed in full.

IMPORTANT! Children under 8 are not allowed.

  • Admission is five euros.
  • The maximum capacity is 30 people per hour
  • Entrance tickets will include the mandatory helmets to be worn during the walk, similar to the Caminito del Rey.
The steps down to the bottom of the Puente Nuevo
After you have paid and been given a safety helmet, the steps lead down to the bottom of the Puente Nuevo.
Buy tickets online or at the gate

Tickets can be bought online at the official website or at the entrance gate desfiladerodeltajo.info. Debit cards and cash are accepted at the entrance gate and the staff speak pretty good English.

Read the rules before you go!

On the official website you should also check out the “rules”. before you enter the area. Apart from kids under 8 not allowed you mustn’t “take off your clothes, scatter ashes of the dead, smoke tabaco or any other substance”. Take heed of the rules! :)

The Puente Nuevo and Parador in Ronda from the Tajo Gorge walk
The Puente Nuevo and Parador in Ronda from the bottom of the Tajo Gorge walk
The end of the first phase of the Tajo gorge walk in Ronda
The end of the first phase of the Tajo gorge walk in Ronda. In the future the walkway will continue from this point where you will be able to walk all the way down to the Arab baths.
The second stage down to the Arab baths

When the second stage is completed, the gorge will be crossed from the base of the bridge and the ending point will be at the old San Miguel Hermitage, next to the Arab Baths, in the Padre Jesús neighbourhood

Here’s the promo clip from the Ronda town hall
The promo video clip for the Camino del Desfiladero del Tajo Gorge walk in Ronda

Read about the history of the Puente Nuevo here.

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