"Ronda - Pearl of the Andalusian mountains" Top 5 Page for this destination Ronda by HORSCHECK
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I must admit that I hadn't heard much about Ronda before my visit to the 2nd European VT meeting in Marbella in May 2006. As Ronda seems to be among the nicest places in Andalusia I decided to take a daytrip from Marbella.
The bus ride to Ronda which is situated at 750m above sea level offers panoramic views of the Andalusian mountains. Ronda is home to about 36.000 people and it is one of the oldest towns in Spain. Arabic influences can be recognised in both architecture and culture.
The city is divided by the Rio Guadalevin which has carved out the steep El Tajo gorge. Various bridges including the famous New Bridge span this canyon and link the historic Old Town with the busy New Town.
"The difficulty in life is the choice.”
--- George Moore ---
- Pros:Stunning views of the steep gorge and the mountains.
- Cons:Ronda can be quite hot and packed with day trippers in the summer.
- In a nutshell:Pearl of the Andalusian mountains.
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