Semana Santa (or Holy Week) 2015 is almost upon us again. It is an event of great significance in Ronda, as in most Andalucian towns and villages - even more important than Christmas – and the holy week processions are the result of intense preparation and devotion from the local...

Category: Life in Spain Added: 22/03/2015

Here is an interesting piece about how Seville's pioneering head of urban planning, José Garcia Cebrián, pushed through a scheme to transform the streets of Seville with 80km (now increased to 120km) of segregated bike lanes. In doing so, he has increased the average number of bikes used daily...

Category: Life in Spain Added: 20/02/2015

Enter our holiday competition and share the entry form with your friends and colleagues.

The prize for our competition is a 3 night guided mountain biking or walking holiday in Ronda, Spain.  

The winner will enjoy:

Beautiful sunny days on dusty trails in the Natural Parks...
Category: Life in Spain Added: 20/04/2014

The year is 1810. The village folk are going about their daily business, farmers take their produce from field to market, the smithy prepares to shoe a horse and women shop for groceries in the village square. 

But their peace is about to be shattered as a villager runs in...

Category: Life in Spain Added: 27/10/2013

It was bound to be daunting to put pen to paper (or mouse to mat) for the first time so I thought I'd start with a little local interest stuff.  Now I don't claim to be (or want to be) a travel writer / agent / bore but it feels relevant for this blog to give you a very short overview of Ronda...

Category: Life in Spain Added: 01/10/2013

We intend to use the blog to keep our friends and customers informed on the progress we are making at Hike + Bike and post information we think will be interesting for people considering visiting the Serrania de Ronda and the surrounding Natural parks Sierra de Grazalema and Sierra de las Nieves...

Category: Life in Spain Added: 01/10/2013