This summer has seen a huge number of companies in the travel and tourism industry make positive changes towards reducing single-use plastic, as well as local community-driven initiatives such as beach cleans in tourist areas. A new campaign aimed at encouraging holidaymakers staying in self-catering accommodation in Spain to recycle their household waste on holiday […]
THE road which links Gaucin with Ronda affords the traveller an impressive view of the mountains covered in the green of cork oaks, gall oaks and chestnut trees, into which the white villages of the Genal Valley are set like jewels, with streets which still conjure up the magic of their Andalusi-Arabic past. However, the […]
How well do you know the Serrania de Ronda? Do you know the order of villages by the size of population? The list is based on official figures from 2018. Arriate: Population 4,147 Cortes de la Frontera: Population 3,181 Gaucin: Population 1,573 Benaojan: Population 1,488 Montejaque: Population 970 Algatocin: Population 778 Igualeja: Population 762 Montecorto: […]
Three days of activities for charities organised by the Ascari race track and the Rotary Club of Ronda and the Serrania, in collaboration with the Town Hall of Ronda.
This white village perched on the slopes of the Sierra de Benadalid where you can find the well-known as the “Tajo de los Aviones” (cliff of the planes), and where the Via Ferrata is. It is located between the Genal and Guadiaro valleys next to the Ronda – Gaucín road. The steep and narrow streets […]
THE south of Spain has long been a favourite destination among North Americans looking for a sunny clime, but while Málaga, Marbella and Ronda all get their fair share of acclaim, the tiny town of Gaucín goes mostly unnoticed—which is a big part of its charm. Part of Spain’s “pueblos blancos” (white villages), this Andalusian […]
Feria y Fiestas de la Virgen del Carmen in Montecorto
Seven municipalities of the Genal Valley collaborate to organise the first Romería de San Juan.
AS the summer solstice approaches, Spain is gearing up to celebrate La Noche de San Juan (St. John’s Eve) on June 23. The annual midsummer party on the weekend coinciding with the shortest night of the year sees Spaniards honour the birth date of San Juan – John the Baptist in English – and many […]