Excursion to Ronda
26 February 2023
In the center of the Serranía de Ronda mountain range, you will find the charming town of Ronda. It is a municipality located northwest of the province of Malaga. Surrounded by the famoues Tagus River, and with the most incredible views of the valley.
It was previously a Moorish fortess, before the Spanish reconquest. To this day, there are still places of interest to visit. The bullring, dating from around 1784, is bulit entirely of stone and is reputed to be one of the oldest buildings in Spain.
The New Bridge, which crosses the Tagus gorge at an approximate height of 100 meters, connects the new city with the old town. In addition to a bridge, it is viewpoint with incredible views thatare worth admiring.
In addition, there are two small palaces within the old town that are worth a visit: the Casa del Didante and the Palacio de Mondragón. Another of the most notable monuments of the city are the Arab Baths. These were built at the end of the 13th century.
Crafts and gastronomy
In addition to culture, on this excursion to Ronda you will find a wide range of commercial stores. These stores are specialized in leather and olive wood works. This artisan tradition of wood dates back to the end of the 19th century when the School of Artes and Crafts of Alfonso XIII was inaugurated.
The gastronomy of Ronda ir very varied and tasty. We find simple stews such as tomato and garlic soup, chickpea and lentil stew. Anothe of their specialties with roasted goat, alcoholic chorizos and beef with potatoes. The dishes derived from hunting, such as partridge and rabbit. And the most notable dessert in Ronda are the yolks from the Tagus and the sweets of the nuns.
Excursion to Ronda
To go on excursions to Ronda, it is possible to go by car from Marbella. This trip lasts only 1 hour. It is also possible to go by bus, leaving from the central bus station in Marbella. The duration of the bus trip is 1 hour and 10 minutes. The price of the ticket can be found from 5 euros. It is also possible to get to Ronda from the main bus stop in San Pedro de Alcantara, which is located on the boulevard.
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