Route inland Málaga: Ronda, Torcal de Antequera and Caminito del Rey
Día 119hVisit the ruins of Acinipo1Day 19:00hVisit the ruins of Acinipo
We start the day visiting the archaeological site of Acinipo, located 18 km from Ronda. You will be able to contemplate the remains of this ancient Roman city, also known as "Ronda La Vieja", surrounded by a beautiful landscape. The star of the visit is its impressive theatre, one of the best preserved in Spain.
Plan your visit in advance, as the opening hours are a little irregular and limited. To do so, consult the official website: www.juntadeandalucia.es/cultura/enclaves/enclave-arqueologico-acinipo. Entrance is free.
12hWalking around the centre of Ronda2Day 112:00hWalking around the centre of Ronda
We arrive in Ronda, one of the most beautiful villages in Andalusia. A corner full of legends and history where you will find impressive churches, palaces, parks and of course, the Tajo.
Ronda is big, so to make the most of your time, plan a little bit of the monuments you want to visit. Don't miss the Bullring, the House of the Moorish King or the old city walls.
16hVisit the Arab Baths3Day 116:00hVisit the Arab Baths
Located very close to the Puente Viejo, they are the best preserved Arab baths in the whole of the Iberian Peninsula, thanks to a great deal of reconstruction work.
The hall covered with vaults is spectacular. The entrance costs 3 euros.
18hViewpoint of Ronda4Day 118:00hViewpoint of Ronda
In the afternoon, take a walk along the edges of the Tajo de Ronda. The Alameda dle Tajo runs along the edge of the abyss, acting as a constant lookout point. The most spectacular point is the Mirador de Ronda, although everyone knows it as the "Balcón del Coño". Can you imagine why?
To see the other side of the Tagus, cross the new bridge and go to the Aldehuela viewpoint. It is just as impressive.
19hMirador Puente Nuevo de Ronda5Day 119:00hMirador Puente Nuevo de Ronda
To finish, the most spectacular corner of Ronda: contemplate the New Bridge from a small overhang of the Tajo. No matter how many times you go, it will always impress.
Get to the viewpoint, take a small path that starts from the Plaza de Maria Auxiliadora. And if you can, make the visit coincide with the sunset, when the bridge lights up. You will see what a postcard!.
Día 268hTorcal de Antequera6Day 28:00hTorcal de Antequera
We start the day by visiting the most spectacular karst landscape in Europe. For millions of years, the forces of nature have been shaping the stones into infinite shapes that will leave you amazed. Truly, this place seems to be from another planet.
Play and look for the shapes of the stones. There are hundreds of shapes, the best known being the finger, the camel and of course the screw, the icon of the park.
12hKing's Road7Day 212:00hKing's Road
We leave behind the whimsical stones to go into another spectacular natural corner: the Caminito del Rey. A footpath like a footbridge that runs through the interior of the deep Gaitanes Gorge.
Due to the great popularity of this path, you should take out the entrance in advance. Do it through the official website: www.caminitodelrey.info/es/. Price of the ticket: 10 euros.
15hCaminito del Rey Suspension Bridge8Day 215:00hCaminito del Rey Suspension Bridge
The hanging bridge at the end of the route deserves a special mention.
It is not suitable for those who suffer from vertigo, as it is the point where you have the greatest feeling of emptiness. However, it is totally safe and there are always employees to help you.
17hRelaxation at the Conde de Guadalhorce Reservoir9Day 217:00hRelaxation at the Conde de Guadalhorce Reservoir
After a good walk full of strong emotions, there is nothing better than relaxing at the edge of this swamp.
From the car park of the little road, you can see the Casa del Conde de Guadalhorce, possibly the most beautiful postcard of the reservoir.
Before you travel
*If you travel in summer, use plenty of sunscreen, drink plenty of water and try to avoid the central hours of the day. Antequera and Ronda are very hot during the months of July and August.
*For visits to Caminito del Rey and Torcal de Antequera, take some food in your rucksack, water and above all, comfortable shoes.
*To move around, it would be very advisable to have your own vehicle or a rented one.