Ronda, Spain - Andalusia's cliff-side city

This entry is part 11 of 23 in the series Portugal & Andalusia 2012

Ronda, Spain – Andalusia’s cliff-side city

The first overnight stop on our road-trip through Andalusia was in the small but historically rich city of Ronda, Spain. Ronda is famously cut in half by the Guadalevín River, which carved out the El Tajo canyon. Ronda’s Old Town is precariously perched on the cliffs of the 100-metre canyon and is the perfect stopping place on a tour of the Pueblo Blancos of Andalusia, Spain.

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Zahara de la Sierra, Cadiz, Spain

This entry is part 10 of 23 in the series Portugal & Andalusia 2012

Zahara de la Sierra, in the mountains of Cadiz, Andalusia, Spain

Zahara de la Sierra has all the makings of the fairytale Spanish village. Its collection of white houses, or pueblos blancos, are nestled on a hillside with a crumbling castle perched on top, all of which overlook a turquoise lake. This beautiful destination was our first introduction to Andalusia, Spain.

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