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Costa del Sol and Malaga: Ronda and Setenil de las Bodegas

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Costa del Sol and Malaga: Ronda and Setenil de las Bodegas

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Discover the essence of Andalusia on a round-trip tour from the Costa del Sol. Visit the peculiar town of Setenil de las Bodegas and the romantic town of Ronda.

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Duration 8 - 10 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French


3.5 - 5.5 hours
  • Costa del Sol

  • 2 hours
  • Setenil de las Bodegas (free time)

  • 30 minutes
  • Ronda (guided tour)

  • Ronda (free time)

  • 2 hours
  • Costa del Sol

Pickup included
Main stop
  • Visit Setenil de Las Bodegas, the “Most charming town in Andalusia 2021"
  • See the unique bridge over the El Tajo gorge
  • Take a guided walking tour of the whitewashed streets of Ronda
  • See spectacular views over the gorge with a glass of wine
Full description

After leaving the Costa del Sol and Malaga, continue along a scenic route with local vegetation such as orange trees, olive trees, and cork oak and the white village of Ardales and Cuevas del Becerro.

Arrive at Setenil de las Bodegas, one of the most beautiful and original white villages in the province of Cádiz. Take advantage of your free time to enjoy this peculiar town. Visit the houses embedded under the rocks of the precipice and sit down for a coffee.

In Ronda, arrive at the bus station before continuing on foot and enjoy a guided tour of the main sights. A walking tour in the romantic town center with its churches, mini-palaces, and Spain's oldest bullring, offers plenty to uncover.

Enjoy the incredible views of the Puente Nuevo, which crosses the “Tajo” (the Cut) on the Guadalevin river where you'll taste a local Ronda wine on a terrace with an exclusive view of the Tagus Bridge.

The Palacio Mondragón, also known as Palacio del Marqués de Villasierra, is, without doubt, an interesting visit, being a landlord Palais with Arabic gardens, but it is also the Archeologic Museum of Ronda, with interesting pieces proving the antiqueness of the city.

Enjoy your free time to explore the city at your own pace.

  • Transportation in a comfortable air-conditioned bus
  • A glass of Ronda wine and snacks overlooking the Tajo Bridge
  • English, French, or Spanish-speaking guide (other languages may be available upon request)
  • Entrance and visit to The Palacio Mondragon
  • Other entrance fees
  • Entrance to the bullring
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • Masks are required while indoors
  • Masks are strongly recommended for anyone indoors regardless of vaccination status. Unvaccinated participants are required to wear a mask while indoors
  • All participants who are over 18 years old must present either QR-code proof of full vaccination, QR-code proof of a Covid-19 infection in the last 6 months, or a document confirming medical contraindications for vaccination with a negative PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before the activity starts

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  • Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes
  • Ronda is 740 meters (2500 feet) above sea level so it can be much cooler than at the coast, especially during fall and winter
  • Please note, the order of the itinerary may change
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5

based on 300 reviews

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Ronda is lovely. The stop on the way there had nice picture opportunities, but felt longer than it needed to be. The tour group was just too big and slow though. It was definitely catered more to retired types. Lots of languages needed translating, so felt much longer than it needed to be.

September 22, 2022

Really nice tour and would recommend! Eduardo as a guide is very experienced and talks about interesting topics during the guided tour. Both of the places are absolutely beautiful and worth a visit. Most shops/cafes are unfortunately closed in the morning when in Las Bodegas but the quiet atmosphere has a very idyllic feel. Be sure to bring sunscreen and hat when visiting Ronda during heatwave, as you spend quite a lot of time there and the heat can be tiring.

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July 21, 2022

Very nice day overall. Strong points: punctuality enough free time Points to improve: it was written that we would have a glass of wine and a snack… ok for the wine but olives as snacks, it is not enough especially since it was 5 hours that we were gone… it's a bit dishonest and I'm not the only one to have noticed it. Another point: the group was divided into 2: English speakers with the trilingual guide and Spanish and French speakers with the Spanish guide… who did not speak French and often gave explanations only in Spanish… disappointing!

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June 24, 2022

Product ID: 181127