Woman standing at a viewpoint overlooking the Serranía de Ronda Woman standing at a viewpoint overlooking the Serranía de Ronda

Practical Information

Here we have all the practical information you might need for your trip to Ronda. If there's anything you don't see here, feel free to get in touch and we'll do our best to help!

Ronda has a Mediterranean climate with warm and dry summers and generally mild winters. Travelling to Ronda is best between April and October, with little rain and warmer temperatures. The months of July and August can be quite hot, with temperatures of over 30 degrees Celsius (86 ° Fahrenheit). Winter months can be colder, with the lowest average temperatures of 13 ° C (55.4 ° Fahrenheit) in January.

On local and national holidays some attractions, supermarkets, restaurants and cafes will still be open, and public transport systems will still run but times may vary and it is worth checking in advance to plan your trip properly.

Public holidays:

New Year: 1 January

Epiphany: 6 January

Andalusia Day: 28 February

Maundy Thursday and Good Friday: date varies year to year (March-April)

Workers’ Day: 1 May

Assumption of the Virgin Mary: 15 August

Columbus Day: 12 October

All Saints’ Day: 1 November

Spanish Constitution Day: 6 December

The Immaculate Conception: 8 December

Christmas: 25 December

The currency in Spain is the Euro, the legal currency of the European Economic Community.

Coins: 1, 2, 5, 10, 20 and 50 cents, 1 and 2 Euro.

Notes: 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200 and 500 Euro. (Please note that 100, 200 and 500 notes are rarely used and are not accepted in some locations.

Most banks open from Monday – Friday, with a few opening on Saturday mornings.

Ronda has several cashpoints available 24 hours a day

Money can be changed at banks along with bureaux de changes in some tourist areas, airports, railway stations, etc.

Most hotels, restaurants and shops accept major credit cards (American Express, Visa, Master Card)

The standard electrical current in Andalusia is 220-240V AC, 50 Hz.

An adaptor and transformer may be needed for electrical devices from some countries.

Plugs have two round pins (European system) and adaptors can be found in any hardware shop.

Emergencies: 112

"900" numbers and some emergency numbers are free of charge.

National Police: 091

Local Police: 092

Guardia Civil: 062

Ambulance: 061

Fire brigade: 080

Maritime Rescue and Safety: 900202202

Regional Government of Andalusia, information: 902505505

Youth Tourism Information - INTURJOVEN: 902510000

Women’s Line: 900200999

Child Line: 900851818

Consumers’ Line: 902215080

Healthcare Line: 902505060

Post Office Information: 902197197

AENA (Spanish airports) Information: 902404704

RENFE – National Rail Services, Information and Bookings: 902240202

RENFE – International Rail Services, Information and Bookings: 902243402

Highways Agency (Dirección General de Tráfico (Dirección General de Tráfico (DGT)) – Roadside Assistance: 900123505

If you want to call Andalusia/Spain from overseas, you should dial your country exit code, + 34 (the code for Spain), followed by the nine-digit telephone number.

If you want to call another country from Andalusia/Spain, dial 00 followed by the country code and the telephone number.

Andalusia is on Central European Time (CET), or Central European Summer Time (CEST) during the summer months, i.e. Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) +1 in winter and GMT+2 in summer.

Mealtime are generally later in Spain than the rest of Europe. A continental breakfast is usually eaten between 8am and 10.30am. Lunch is normally served around 2pm and dinner from 8pm-11pm

Shops normally open from 10am – 2pm in the mornings and from 4/5pm – 8/9pm in the evenings. Shops are also normally open on Saturday, with a limited amount open on Sunday also.

Attractions and museums generally open most days each week. Websites of each attraction should be checked for the most up to date opening hours.

In general, public bodies (consulates, embassies, town halls, etc.) are open to the public 8.30/9am-2/3pm, Monday-Friday.

In most bars, cafes, and hotels it is not common to leave a tip. A tip can generally be left in restaurants.

When walking in the outskirts of Ronda, and hiking around the region it is common to give a polite Hola (Hello) or Buenos Dias (good day)/Buenas Tardes (good afternoon) to the people that you meet on your travels.