Ronda - Main sites

Ronda is one of the most beautiful towns in Andalucia. © Michelle Chaplow
Ronda is one of the most beautiful towns in Andalucia.

Ronda is one of Andalucia's loveliest towns, steeped in history. There is plenty to see beyond the view from the bridge over the plunging gorge which divides the town. Below are the main attractions and things to see in Ronda, and when is best to see them. 

Alameda del Tajo

The Paseo Hemingway leads on to Rondas great green lung. More info >

Balcony of Paseos

Behind the Plaza de Toros are Ronda's spectacular walkways celebrating two famous visitors. More info >

Baños los Arabes (Arab baths)

These are said to be one of the best surviving examples of original Arabic hammams, water baths, in Spain. More info >

Bullring

Inaugurated in 1785, Rondas Plaza de Toros is one of the oldest in Spain. More info >

Carmelite Convent

A wide flight of stone steps lead to the imposing wooden doors of the Merced Carmelite Convent. More info >

Casa del Rey Moro

The so-called House of the Moorish King built on the foundations of a earlier Moorish palace. More info >

Casino and Círculo de Artistas

Casino - this building in the Plaza del Socorro is an important part of Ronda's history. More info >

Citadel

Ronda is divided into three parts, and the old Moorish citadel, La Ciudad, should be explored first. More info >

Convento de Santo Domingo

Built on Arabic foundations at the instigation of the Reyes Catolicos after the fall of Ronda in 1485. More info >

Hotel Reina Victoria

A little to the south of the Alameda, and connected to it by the cliff top Paseo de los Ingleses is another garden, in the centre of which stands the Hotel Reina Victoria. More info >

Iglesia del Espiritu Santo

Towering above the Almocabar gate, the monolithic church of the Holy Spirit is the Ciudads unofficial cathedral. More info >

Palacio del Marqués Salvatierra

Palacio of the Marqués Salvatierra family opens irregularly as a small museum of Renaissance art and artefacts. More info >

Palacio de Mondragón

Rondas loveliest enclosed space is the Mondragón place, heavily renovated and part-modernised. More info >

Plaza Duquesa de Parcent

By far the loveliest public space in Ronda, this leafy square boasts an embarrassment of monuments. More info >

Puente Arabe (Moorish bridge)

Sometimes called the Roman bridge, as it was thought to have been built on the foundations of an earlier Roman bridge. More info >

Puente Nuevo

Rondas 'new bridge' was completed in 1793 and bisects Ronda into new town and old. More info >

Puente Viejo (Old bridge)

This was the one navigable link between Mercadillo and La Ciudad until the completion of the Puente Nuevo centuries later. More info >

Walls

Rondas extensive walls, murallas, were begun by its Moorish rulers in the 13th century, renovated in the 16th by the Christians. More info >

Ermita Rupestre de la Virgen de la Cabeza

This ninth-century hermitage is located on a hillside of the Hoya del Tajo and contains paintings dating from the eighteenth century. More info >

Ermita de la Oscuridad

This Hermitage, which remains largely unknown, is located in the Plaza de la Oscuridad. It was built between the ninth and tenth centuries. More info >

Ronda Guided City Tour

Ronda Guided City Tour Ronda Guided City Tour

Discover the unique heritage of the beautiful city of Ronda that nestled nestles either side of the Tajo (Gorge) which divides it. From the Puente Nuevo (New Bridge), which serves as a connection between the old medina and the new medina, you'll see beautiful views. Book tour now

Ronda: Tapas and Wine Tasting Tour

Ronda: Tapas and Wine Tasting Tour Ronda: Tapas and Wine Tasting Tour

Explore the town of Ronda like on a food and wine tasting tour, and see all the best spots of the city while enjoying some of the finest wines and delicious tapas. Visit the Ronda Wine Museum and learn more about the region's wines Taste the wines of this Malaga wine region at the Ronda Wine Museum.  See the famous sights of Ronda with a local guide and visit local gourmet shops and restaurants. Book tour now

Ronda Half-Day Tour With Tapas

Ronda Half-Day Tour With Tapas Ronda Half-Day Tour With Tapas

The incomparable phenomenon of Ronda, separated by the narrow and deep gorge. The spectacle of Ronda is indescribable, and, around it, an ample valley with working fields, oaks and olive trees. And there in the distance, as if it had recovered all its strength, the pure mountain rises, range after range, until it forms the most splendid background.Book tour now

Private Walking Tour of Ronda

Private Walking Tour of Ronda Private Walking Tour of Ronda

Discover the beauty of Ronda on this private 3-hour walking tour. Enjoy this personalized tour with an official tour guide. Explore the city's most iconic monuments and sights like the Arab baths, Old Town Hall, and one of Spain's oldest bullring. You can customize the tour to meet your needs. Book tour now

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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