One of the most scenic towns in all of Spain, Ronda is full of incredible viewpoints to get the best views of the breathtaking surrounding landscapes in the Serranía de Ronda. Here are some of the places that will allow you to get the best views of this beautiful region, both well known views and a few hidden gems.
Make sure to check the end of the article where we have a map showing the locations of all of these viewpoints!
One of the best places to get a direct view of the Puente Nuevo, this viewpoint is a popular spot to stop at while enjoying a walk down to the Tajo gorge.
Unofficialy known as 'El Balcon del coño', this is another of the most popular and beautiful spots to enjoy the scenery surrounding Ronda. You can start by enjoying a walk from the Paseo Blas Infante, a nice park with lots of wild cats hiding amongst the trees and bushes.
At the end of the walkway you can sit at the bandstand and relax while watching the colours of the landscape at sunset.
At the end of the street here you will come across three small balconies with seats where you can sit an admire one of the most impressive views of the old town of Ronda, with the Church of Santa María La Mayor towering above the buildings and walls of the old town. After this there is nothing nicer than walking down the steps beside the viewpoint and enjoy the neighbourhood of Padre Jesús, where you can wander and get lost in the small streets until you reach the lower portion of the town and the Arab Baths.
Right beside the Puente Nuevo, the Mirador de Aldehuela lets you enjoy an easily accessible and close-up view of the Puente nuevo. Make sure to look to your right also to see the gorge in all its glory and the second of three bridges that span the gorge of Ronda, the Puente Viejo.
In the Jardines de Cuenca, you can enjoy a wander through the rose gardens and stop to admire views over the gorge and the three bridges of Ronda, with the Mirador de Cuenca being the most beautiful and dramatic of the viewpoints there, offering a lower view of the Puente Nuevo.
One of the original Arab entrance gates to the city of Ronda, this area of the city walls offers expansive views over the surrounding landscape of Ronda, and is a perfect place to enjoy a stroll in the early morning sunshine.
A walk past the San Francisco area will take you towards the Virgen de la Cabeza church and on the way to the church you can enjoy panoramic and expansive views of Ronda, with the Puente nuevo as a stunning centrepiece at the skyline.
The area around Av. de Juan Pablo II will offer a further viewpoint of Ronda, with views of both the old town and the modern area together.
A lower view of the Tajo and Puente Nuevo of Ronda and a good place to park if you are driving to Ronda.
Another beautiful view of the surrounding valleys and hills of the Serranía de Ronda, this viewpoint is a great place to walk and you can continue enjoying the views while walking towards the Alameda del Tajo park.