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Is Spain really ugly? You decide, after leading writer slams overdevelopment and awful architecture

SPAIN has more UNESCO World Heritage Sites than almost any other country in the world. From its white villages to grand cities, the architecture...

Countdown begins for Ronda’s iconic 101 Legion race: Timetable and Interesting facts

AFTER a two-year break due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Ronda will once again be staging its iconic 101K race this weekend, May13 and 15,...

Tragedy as young man killed by train in Spain’s Ronda whilst trying to rescue his dog

A 27-year-old man has tragically died after being run over by a train in the municipality of Ronda whilst trying to rescue his dog. The...

Iconic 101km ultra long race in Spain’s Ronda returns this year with a record number of participants

AFTER a two-year hiatus due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Ronda’s iconic ultra long race returns with a record number of participants. This twenty-third edition, which...

Philippe Starck unveils design for organic olive oil mill outside Ronda in Spain’s Andalucia

AN ecological olive mill that is being designed by French architect Philippe Starck will open in early 2023 outside Ronda. The construction is 50% finished...

New owners for Ascari race track near Ronda in Spain’s Andalucia

THE Ascari race track near Ronda in Andalucia has new owners, CEO Jesus Gijon has revealed. Two so far unnamed companies from Argentina and Switzerland...

CHINWAG OVER THE CHORIZO! EXCLUSIVE: ‘Like any normal couple’ the King and Queen of Holland booked a restaurant and...

IT was a usually busy Saturday night in one of Ronda’s most popular restaurants. As the noise levels were shifting up a gear in came...

EXCLUSIVE: ‘Like normal tourists’ Dutch King and Queen make incognito visit to romantic Ronda in Spain’s Andalucia to...

RONDA has had a royal visit. The King and Queen of the Netherlands, Willem-Alexander and Maxima, visited the iconic Andalucian town to celebrate their 20th...

Robin Hood or robbing hoodlum?: Andalucia’s last bandit built up a legendary reputation

Shannon Chaffers follows the trail of Pasos Largos

Blaze in Spain: Fire breaks out at Ronda property as man rushed to hospital

A MAN was treated in hospital after an early morning fire at a home in Ronda. Emergency services were called to the building in Plaza...

Cadiz man dies in horror car crash in Spain’s Ronda

A DRIVER has died after a horror car accident in Ronda.  It happened around 4.45pm on Sunday on the A-374 road at kilometer 22.  Police say...

The perfect winter retreat: Discover Arriate, a hidden gem in Spain’s Serrania de Ronda

A winter’s trip to Arriate guarantees great walks, landscape and food, writes Jon Clarke

Woman climber dies after falling almost 100 meters in the Tajo de Ronda

A GERMAN tourist died after suffering a fall while practicing climbing on the Via Ferrata del Tajo de Ronda, in the province of Malaga,...

Inland Malaga boost

DRIVING forwards: A National Park visitor centre, motorway and sewage works are part of the budget plans for inland Malaga next year. A NEW motorway...

Meet the two friends behind the first gluten-free bakery in Ronda

THE idea had been slowly warming up for years. But when it came, it was a masterstroke for Ronda: the first gluten-free baker! Piquito Bakery, set...

Arriate is the buzzing Spanish village just outside Ronda that is Andalucia’s best kept secret

While enveloped in stunning mountain scenery, warm-hearted independent Arriate is famous for its friendly locals and a love of partying, writes Jon Clarke

INLAND DREAMS: Villas and Fincas knows all the best country properties in the Serrania de Ronda… and further afield

“THERE are so many dreamers, but we are simply trying to deliver them to those who dream of luxury,” explains the owner of one...

Shelling out!: How Ronda in Spain is turning into a new centre for pistachio growing

TAKE a walk around the Ronda area these days and you’ll notice a series of bright green trees springing up everywhere. Look closely and you’ll...

Ronda: Why this hilltop town in Andalucia is the best inland destination in Spain

Jon Clarke waxes lyrical about his hometown of Ronda, where the sense of history is only matched by its soaring mountain scenery and (almost) its food

Finca La Donaira: A Spanish Shangri-La in the Serrania de Ronda

A visit to La Donaira begins in a dusty square in El Gastor, a sleepy town nestled in a valley between the Serrania de...

Ronda’s iconic 101km race to be held in May 2022

LA Legion has announced that the 101 kilometres of Ronda will be held next Spring, May 2022. After a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19...

‘Pray for rain’: Firefighters battle blaze on Spain’s Costa del Sol into third night

THE blaze on Spain’s Costa del Sol threatens to be one of the largest wildfires in the zone for decades. A total of 30 aircraft...

This Andalucian hilltop town is officially the most tranquil destination in Europe

A PRETTY Andalucian hilltop town has won recognition as the ‘most tranquil’ destination in Europe. Visitors to sleepy Zahara de la Sierra, inland in the...

La Cuadra Ronda: The boutique hotel for dressage horses

JUST a 20 minute drive from Ronda in a quiet crease of a valley outside the hamlet of Los Prados is the sort of...

Paddocks Paradise: An unforgettable horse-riding experience in Andalucia’s Serrania de Ronda

FORGET everything you think you know about riding horses when you turn up at Paddock Paradise, a family-run establishment a few miles from Ronda...

EQUINE DREAM: Finca La Donaira is Andalucia’s luxury eco-retreat with its own studfarm

La Donaira’s natural horsemanship classes with 90 Lusitano horses is the perfect escape for riding fanatic Fiona Govan

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