The Ministry for Ecological Transition has called for an environmental assessment to take place before a project to create a heliport at the Ascari Race Resort, located next to the Ronda-Cuevas del Becerro road, can go ahead.
One person has been injured in an accident that happened on the A-367 Ronda to Ardales road according to sources at the Malaga provincial fire brigade.
The vehicle was destroyed after plunging off the Puente de la Ventilla, for reasons that are
Ronda (59.64 and 139.56), Alhaurín de la Torre (64.58 and 136.33), Nerja (58 and 130.9), Benalmádena (61.34 and 129.49), Fuengirola (60.32 and 127.34) and Antequera (53.1 and 127.25). A step below are Marbella (51.4 and 116.25), Vélez (53.57 and 113.09)
National Police in Ronda have helped rescue a man who was injured after accidentally falling down an embankment while picking asparagus.
The 74-year-old was eventually found, after an intensive search operation, in a difficult to access area and
Two earthquakes have been registered in Malaga province just a few hours apart this Tuesday morning (9 March).
The first of them had its epicentre in Casarabonela in the Sierra de las Nieves region. According to Spain’s National Geographic Institut
The Arriate bypass near Ronda, which was first proposed over 30 years ago, is finally complete and open.
The six-kilometre road links the MA-7403, between Arriate, Puerto del Monte and Setenil de las Bodegas in Cadiz province, with the A-367 ... Ronda to Ardales road in Malaga.
A daring robbery on a mobile telephone store in the heart of Ronda was captured on video by neighbours who were alerted by the sound of breaking glass.
In the space of just 90 seconds four hooded men got out of a high-end vehicle, smashed the shop
The owner of the Museo del Bandolero (Bandit Museum) in Ronda has decided to put the entire collection on sale after the huge drop in visitors experienced as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
Operating the museum, which opened its doors 25
Firefighters have safely rescued a dog that had fallen around 20 metres down the iconic gorge in Ronda.
The incident happened on Sunday, 28 February, when the animal plunged down the gorge, in Malaga province, before thicket cushioned its fall as
Drops in their coronavirus cumulative incidence rates will allow Marbella,
Estepona, Manilva, Ojén, Ronda, Algatocín, Cortes de la Frontera, Gaucín and Villanueva del Trabuco to reopen their municipal borders.
Last week the rate of these ... reas
on. The regional government also decrees the closure of all non-essential activity when this rate exceeds one thousand cases.
But this Thursday (25 February) the nine Malaga towns - Marbella, Estepona, Manilva, Ojén, Ronda, Algatocín, Cortes
Marbella, Estepona and 35 other towns, belonging to the Serranía de Ronda and Costa del Sol health districts, will have to keep their current 6pm closing times in bars, restaurants and shops.
The rest of Malaga province, including the city, being ... announcement, shops, bars and restaurants will have to continue lowering the shutters at 6pm in the following towns in Malaga province: Marbella, Estepona, Benalmádena, Torremolinos, Fuengirola, Mijas, Manilva, Ojén, Istán, Casares, Benahavís, Ronda, Serrato,
A paraglider has been injured this Monday afternoon (22 February) after suffering a fall in the Malaga mountain town of Ronda, according to the Emergency 112 Andalucía emergency control centre.
The 112 emergency telephone operators received a
Casares, Fuengirola, Estepona, Istán, Manilva, Marbella, Ojén, Mijas and Torremolinos) goes to level 3 risk, so the hospitality industry and non-essential shops will continue to close at 6pm.
The Serranía (Ronda) district remains at level 4 and bars, ... Igualeja, Jimerique de Líbar, Jubrique, Júzcar, Montecorto, Parauta, Pujerra, Ronda and Serrato belong to this health district. Montejaque still exceeds the 1,000 incidence rate threshold which means that all non-essential activity has to close.
The Ronda region is the nearest red wine-producing area to the Costa del Sol. The Romans made wine in Ronda and shipped it back to Rome, and the productiveness continued until the phylloxera bug decimated all Europe’s vineyards. For 200 years there ... was mass unemployment and poverty. Fast forward to 1982 and German-born Federico Schatz planted vines on his tiny three-hectare estate. This was the rebirth of the Serranía de Ronda’s wines.
Currently there are 18 wineries established in the region. ... 2,000 wines submitted for a blind tasting. Three times the Ronda wine has been voted into first place. According to Bibi García, the young oenologist who worked with him from the beginning, Itarte will be remembered for his high standards and his
...having to open umbrellas in Malaga city while it is 100 per cent in towns such as Mijas, Marbella, Estepona and Ronda. On the coast the heavy rain will be accompanied by strong gusts of wind and rough seas.
The areas covered by the yellow weather
Non-essential businesses - including bars and restaurants - will remain closed for at least one more week in Ronda, Cañete la Real, Villanueva del Trabuco, Algatocín, Benaoján and Montejaque which all continue to exceed one thousand infections per ... hundred thousand inhabitants.
The small town of Serrato in the Serranía de Ronda, with just five cases, has been added to the list in Malaga province this Friday (12 February) because it also exceeds the limit set by the Junta de Andalucía to order the
Dozens of self-employed 'autónomo' workers who are suffering from the effects of coronavirus restrictions on non-essential businesses in Ronda have taken to their vehicles and honked their horns in a noisy protest in the town this Wednesday (17
The Local Police force in Ronda has been praised this week for raising 500 euros to pay for an urgent operation for a dog that was run over on an industrial estate.
The six-month-old Warren Hound, now named Blosson, had a fractured shoulder with
Nuns in Ronda have launched an urgent appeal for help in the face of a Covid-19 outbreak that has hit the care home they manage in the mountain town.
A total of 42 people have tested positive for the disease, two among the religious order, several
Some villages in the Serranía de Ronda have decided to forego their traditional festive lights this year and, instead, allocated the money to provide a Christmas treat for local families.
Parauta in the Genal Valley has decided not to illuminate ... its streets this year "in solidarity with the current pandemic situation", explained the mayor Katia Ortega.
Each family registered in the town will receive a pack consisting of a leg of cured ham, chorizo and sausages and ‘a good Ronda wine’.
There are two places in Ronda which are dedicated to the English and have become famous: the Camino Inglés and Paseo de los Ingleses, the first of which led to the creation of the second.
The Camino Inglés was a railway line, built to enable ... official chronicler of Ronda. It became very popular and many writers of the time referred to it in their works.
No longer what it was, but still spectacular
"The original idea was for the railway to start at Gibraltar, not Algeciras," says Peralta, ... then the Reina Victoria in Ronda, which was very popular because of its romantic location. The Ronda hotel was built just outside the town, on the Cornisa del Tajo, overlooking the precipice and mountains. It was a view that entranced the poet Rilke,
...from midnight, in Ronda and Villanueva del Trabuco, where positive coronavirus diagnoses have skyrocketed in recent days.
Perimeter confinement (you cannot enter or leave the town or village) should not be confused with a stay-at-home lockdown where ... Alameda, Salares, Ardales, Igualeja, El Borge, Benamocarra, Cartajima, Coín, Alhaurín el Grande, Algatocín, Alcaucín, Alfarnate, Villanueva del Rosario, Moclinejo, Gaucín, Álora, Faraján, Sayalonga, Comares, Vélez-Málaga, Genalguacil, Ronda, Algarrobo, ... Mollina, Cañete la Real, Benarrabá, Alhaurín de la Torre, Canillas de Albaida and Villanueva del Trabuco.
Perimeter restrictions and non-essential activities closed
Ronda and Villanueva del Trabuco are added to the towns with a virus incidence rate of
Almost the whole of the province of Malaga is at alert level 2 for Covid-19 with the only exception being the Serranía de Ronda health district remains at the maximum alert level 4.
The news was announced by the Junta de Andalucía’s health ... Periana, Riogordo, Salares, Sayalonga, Sedella, Torrox, Vélez-Málaga.
Serranía de Ronda health district – alert level 4
Algatocín, Alpandeire, Arriate, Atajate, Benaladid, Benalauría, Benaoján, Benarrabá, Cartajima, Cortes de la Frontera, Cuevas del ... Becerro, El Burgo, Faraján, Gaucín, Genalguacil, Igualeja, Jimera de Líbar, Jubrique, Júzcar, Montecorto, Montejaque, Parauta, Pujerra, Ronda, Serrato.
What do the levels mean?
At Level 2 the maximum attendance at wakes and burials is set at
Nowadays, not all of the original Paseo de los Ingleses is accessible. Part of it was closed off by the Caja de Ahorros in Ronda to provide privacy for swimmers in a pool it built on land it owned there for workers to use.
Later, the Juan de la
A man has been arrested in Ronda for alleged white supremacy crimes including inciting hatred against foreigners.
Police officers stormed a property and arrested the man, of Spanish nationality, following a raid in the mountain town.
Santiago Valle has been flying in hot air balloons for 18 years. He says it is like floating in the wind. In Ronda, however, it is even more special than that as, according to Gloventosur, a company set up by Valle that offers this activity in ... Andalucía, the town is one of the most desired destinations for riding in a hot air balloon.
"We organise flights throughout Andalucía including Ronda. They are very special. The routes are the most beautiful in the region and all have a uniqueness which ... makes them exciting," said Valle, who lives in the town of Algodonales, near Ronda. Last year alone there were 60 hot air balloon flights in Ronda alone.
The most sought after sights are over the Puente Nuevo and El Tajo, the gorge that splits Ronda
Just a short while ago, the list of the Ruta Española del Buen Pan 2018 (The Spanish Best Bread Route 2018) was published and one of the best 80 breads in Spain comes from the Serranía de Ronda, specifically from the Pan Piña bakery in Algatocín.
Prosecutors are asking for a ten-year jail sentence for the former mayor of Ronda.
Antonio Marín Lara is accused of suspected planning corruption and other linked possible offences.
Six other people are also accused. Lara was mayor from 2007 to
...of the Serranía de Ronda: Atajate with a population of 168, Benadalid (215 inhabitants) and Faraján (253).
Their low population density and relative remoteness, as well as compliance with prevention and security measures, could be some of the
“I’m basically just opening the shop to get out of the house, as nobody is buying anything.”
It’s a similar story for Rafael Rojas, who runs Rondando Souvenirs based in Ronda. Before the pandemic, the company had five stores in Ronda and four in ... Seville. Now, two stores in Ronda are the only ones that remain open.
With revenue currently less than €50 a day in the remaining stores, he stressed: "We want to be recognised as part of the tourism sector, because we’re a very important part of it."
The Cueva del Gato cave, a beauty spot in Benaoján, in the mountains of the Serranía de Ronda, has a new pedestrian access bridge over the river Guadiaro. The original bridge was damaged during storms almost eight years ago, making it difficult to
Seventy Spanish Legion soldiers based in barracks near Ronda left for Mali this week to participate in a new mission in Africa.
To mark the occasion, a military farewell ceremony took place in the Montejaque barracks last week.
The troops will
...administered in Almeria city, Almonte (Huelva) and in the Malaga province town of Ronda.
Appointments will be scheduled in the other Andalusian provinces once the vaccination of professionals belonging to the essential worker groups (education, police forces,
The Environment ministry of the Junta de Andalucía regional government has this week moved to deny that video footage of an Iberian lynx could have been filmed in the Serranía de Ronda.
The video of the animal went viral after local businessman ... Enrique Ruiz uploaded it to the social media account of his business, the Bodega Antigua Real Fábrica de San Miguel de Ronda. He says that a German tourist by the name of Mandfred had gone hiking in the area between Faraján and Júzcar: "I took him to
...bus stop in Genalguacil.V. Melgar
In the Serranía de Ronda, the pandemic has practically finished off a totally deficient public transport service. The worst case is the lower Genal valley, where Jubrique and Genalguacil have no connection to the Costa ... 7am and returns at 6.30pm. "It's a tourist bus, people here hardly use it," he says. Other villages in the area only have a bus service on three days a week. Lina Naranjo, who lives in Algatocín, says she has stopped using it to get to Ronda. "They ... don't run at convenient times. Hardly anyone in the village uses the bus nowadays, we all take a taxi or get a lift with a friend or neighbour."
With regard to trains, the service connecting Ronda with villages in the area has also been
Cortijo LA Organic provides an intimate country house hotel setting that is perfect for exclusive use. The five-room property is surrounded by a landscaped estate and olive groves, with views across to the picture-perfect Serranía de Ronda.
...possible even at altitudes of just 300-400 metres, meaning Ronda, Antequera, Sierra de las Nieves and areas closer to the sea could all see snowfall.
Until Friday, temperatures are expected to stay quite stable, with highs of 19C, lows of 11C and little ... chance of rain. The forecast then shifts drastically on Saturday and Aemet is predicting highs of just 14C in Malaga city and 7C in Ronda and Antequera - .
Freezing temperatures and snow
The coldest day will be Sunday, when the mercury will only reach ... 13C in the city and just 6C in some parts of the province. Snow is possible both on Saturday and Sunday nights when temperatures will hover around freezing in Ronda and Antequera. At around 8C, coastal areas will be somewhat warmer at this time.
Snowfall in the mountains near Ronda early on Tuesday morning confirmed that winter isn't over yet, even in the south of Spain.
The Junta de Andalucía had to activate its winter road management plan to clear the stretch of the A-397 ... that links Ronda and San Pedro, improving safety for the few vehicles still out on the roads after the lockdown due to the coronavirus crisis.
Precipitation also fell in the form of snow in that area as well as at levels above an altitude of 1,200
...previous week. This district is composed, in addition to Montecorto (1,194.5) and Pujerra (974) of Algatocín, with a rate of 122.9 cases in 14 days per 100,000 inhabitants; Arriate, 196; Cortes de la Frontera, 65.3; Faraján, 383.1; Gaucin, 62.9; Ronda, 56.3
...times its population.
Less surprisingly, Malaga city is second on the list of municipalities with the most cases per capita - 2.9 for every 1,000 inhabitants.
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Third on the list is Ronda, with 2.86. The town has seen a higher ... city, with 133 deaths related to Covid-19. In Marbella, where on Monday 223 cases had been counted, 13 people have died.
The third town in the province with the most deaths on Monday was Ronda, despite being 12th in terms of population size. Eleven ... the large towns, the highest death rates have been registered in Nerja, Antequera, Ronda and Alhaurín el Grande, where it is above 10%.
Fuengirola and Mijas have the lowest death rate among he large towns, with 3.45% and 5.1% respectively.