Ronda is famous as the birthplace of modern bullfighting

Ronda was a favorite with the Romantics of the late 19th century, and has attracted an array of international artists and writers, such as David Wilkie, Alexandre Dumas, Rainer Maria Rilke, Ernest Hemingway and Orson Welles.

 

Malaga's Spectacular Mountain Town


The last frontier

Perched on an inland plateau ravine, Ronda is Malaga province’s most spectacular town. With its high vertical cliffs, Ronda was one of the last Moorish cities to fall during the Reconquest of Spain by the Catholic monarchs.

Ronda Spain, Puente Nuevo' bridge

 

Ronda's most recognisable feature

Straddling the Río Guadalevín gorge is the towering 'Puente Nuevo' bridge. It's best viewed from the Camino de los Molinos, which runs along the bottom of the gorge. The bridge separates the old and new towns.


View from 120 mts, almost 400 ft up. Fertile Andalucian farmland surrounds Ronda

View from 120 mts, almost 400 ft up. Fertile Andalucian farmland surrounds Ronda.

Ronda Spain. Andalucia's largest 
Puebla Blanca
Built astride mountains carved out by the Río Guadalevín

 

Andalucia's largest
Puebla Blanca

Built astride mountains carved out by the Río Guadalevín, Ronda is a breathtaking location with a history of outlaws, bandits, guerrilla warriors and rebels. Sitting atop of a gorge, its status as the largest of Andalucía’s white towns have made it hugely popular with tourists.

Island Plateau Ronda is located at the edge of a cliff 120 m (393 feet) deep and 70 m. (230 feet) wide

Island Plateau Ronda is located at the edge of a cliff 120 m (393 feet) deep and 70 m. (230 feet) wide.
Panoramic views are found throughout the city and Ronda has become one of the major attractions in the region.

 

Romans, Moors & Christians
Ronda occupies the site of an ancient Iberian settlement and was known in Roman times as Acinipo. It was occupied by the Moors from the 8th to the 15th century, when it was reconquered by the Catholic Monarchs, Ferdinand and Isabella, on May 20, 1485.

 


Ronda is located about 100 km west of Malaga, within the stunning countryside of Andalusia.

 

 


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