Nature of the Serrania de Ronda

  • The green surroundings of holiday home casa Vallecillo

    Submitted by lies on Sun, 18/01/2015 - 11:37

    This cottage is located in a small valley, ‘vallecillo’ and is surrounded by nature. Although it is physically closer to the neighbouring village of Arriate, it is within the limits of the township of Ronda. And it lies in a remote corner the, both by the residents and tourists highly acclaimed, valley ‘Llano de la Cruz’. […]

  • More than just sun

    Submitted by lies on Fri, 12/12/2014 - 11:20

    Holidays is resting, looking for some private space, distance from day to day concerns, sleeping in, seeing new things, recharging your batteries.  Some people think ony of beaches and palm trees when they think of of Andalusia. Inland Andalucia however is a completely different story. Ronda lies high on a plateau in the interior of […]

  • Walking in the surroundings of Ronda

    Submitted by alphons on Tue, 20/05/2014 - 8:22

    Ronda is surrounded by the most versatile and stunning landscapes with three protected National Nature Reserves. The Sierra de las Nieves (with peak ‘La Torrecilla’ at 1919 meters altitude), Sierra de Grazalema (in which 13 ‘white villages’ lie) and Los Alcornocales (cork oak forests). In addition, there are vast areas that may not be protected […]

  • Landscapes of Ronda

    Submitted by lies on Sat, 25/01/2014 - 9:07

    The surroundings of Ronda are of the most varied of Andalusia. One moment you’re driving through barren rocky mountain ranges where nothing seems to grow, and suddenly green and fertile valleys fold out before your eyes, with evergreen Mediterranean forests and landscapes that are always changing color with the seasons. In the almost twenty years […]

  • Wildflowers in the Serrania de Ronda

    Submitted by alphons on Wed, 16/10/2013 - 8:40

    In the immediate vicinity of the house you can find wild flowers everywhere. There are more than 1800 registered wildflowers, including some 40 different wild orchids. In the right seasons (mostly spring) and with a somewhat trained eye, you’ll stumble across the most marvelous specimens. There is a whole group of wild orchids, whose refined […]

  • The White Villages of Andalucia

    Submitted by alphons on Tue, 15/10/2013 - 5:30

    The famous white villages in and around the Serrania de Ronda are all within easy reach. Each has its own character and its own customs and traditions. Visit Grazalema in the mountains and surrounded by cork oaks, or Zahara for its beautiful location at the top of the big lake. Setenil has cave dwellings, Benalauria […]

  • The Hidden Valley

    Submitted by lies on Thu, 10/10/2013 - 7:12

    Today we walked for five hours off the beaten track, where we passed mossy rocks, majestic holm oaks, we crossed green fields, went through enchanted forests and below jagged rock platforms. We  were guided the path by piled stones, cow dung and goat droppings. Oh yeah, and some sheep, but they went the other way. […]

  • The light of Ronda and other inspiring characteristics

    Submitted by lies on Fri, 04/10/2013 - 2:02

    Once you approach Ronda, coming from the coast, you notice two things. The temperature is slightly cooler and light is different. The sun casts shadows in this mountainous region, making the landscape a constantly changing one. This can be so exciting that it seems as if the sun shines differently here. Along with its exceptional […]

  • Outdoor activities

    Submitted by lies on Thu, 03/10/2013 - 9:45

    There are a number of organizations that offer outdoor activities in Ronda: Pangea Central, Discovery, Al Andalus Activa, Hike + Bike, Sierraventura Ronda and Aventura Ronda. They offer the following activities (note that for some of these activities a certain degree of experience is required!) – Caving: Can be practiced in four different caves , most notably the ” […]

  • Birds in the Serrania de Ronda

    Submitted by alphons on Sat, 06/07/2013 - 12:43

    We are still working on this page, meanwhile you can see the links below. Bird routes in Ronda Birdwatchers Paradise Andalucian Birds