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GAUCÍN: Balcony of the Ronda Mountains where the Holy Child appeared to St. John of God.
The illustrious, always noble, very hospitable village of Gaucín.
Platero & Co has opened in Calle Los Bancos, Gaucin.
Platero and co

Words from the owners, Hellen and Barry.
"Dining al fresco on our private terrace whilst enjoying the spectacular views towards the Guadiaro Valley and the surrounding mountains of the Serranía de Ronda. We serve you on the terrace when the weather permits it, summer and winter. On chilly evenings and the cooler winter days we will make sure you are warm and comfortable in the dining area of our charming little restaurant.

We offer lunch and dinner for a maximum of 5 to 6 tables and have capacity for a maximum of 20 guests at a time; this is how we can offer you a personal service in friendly surroundings where you will feel at home."

"The New Rustic Kitchen; where everything is prepared on the premises, with a mix of traditional and modern techniques, using local products well presented, sometimes with a twist, but never with too much fuss and where the dish is always recognizable as food.

The weekly changing menu has an Andalusian touch and offers a variety of local and seasonal produce from the market gardens of the Ronda mountain range, like its goats’ cheeses, mushrooms, Iberian pork, organic wines, cherries and chestnuts. On average it consists of 8 starters, 6 main courses and about 5 homemade desserts. Click the link to have a look at our sample menu.

The wine list is varied, and we take special care in offering you natural and organic wines from small family run bodegas located here in the area (DO Sierras de Málaga, Ronda). Many of the wines on offer can also be ordered by the glass."

Click here to go to Platero & Co website
Llanas del Rio
Walks around Gaucin by Patrick Elvin, a new guide to walking in the Gaucin area, has been published and is available on all Amazon platforms.  
An essential guide for those visiting Gaucin, there are walks to suit all levels of fitness ranging from 1 hour to 6 hours and include three of the author's favourite walks in the Serrania de Ronda.
This long-awaited book is the result of 20 years of walking in the countryside around this iconic Southern Andalucian village, during which time Patrick Elvin has acquired an extensive knowledge of the locality. The book (black and white version) contains detailed instructions, maps, photographs, profiles and GPS waymarks for all of the walks. The Gaucin area includes the valleys of the Genal and Guadiaro rivers as well as the Sierra del Hacho, Gaucin's own 1000 metre mountain. With a foreword by the Mayor of Gaucin, there is also general information about the history and geography of the village.
Gaucin walks book Patrick

A representative of the Diputatcion de Malaga's Medio Ambiente y Promoción del Territorio, Marina Bravo, presented the new edition of the "Active Tourism Guide to the Serrania de Ronda". The guide covers many forms of active tourism including hiking, cycling, birdwatching and geocashing. Copies of the guide are available on request at the Ayuntamiento de Gaucin. Marina Bravo is seen in the photo with the Mayor of Gaucin, Pedro Godino.

Gaucin was more reminiscent of an alpine village rather than one in southern Spain after a recent fall of more than 20cm of snow blanketed the pueblo:

Gaucín Christmas Fair. Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th December, 10am-5pm, in the Old Convent.

See you there!!!!

Christmas fair 2016
The municipal band, 'Villa de Gaucin' will be playing a concert in honour of Santa Cecilia in the Old Convent on Saturday 26 November at 19:00hrs. Free entry, all welcome!

banda municipal nov 2016
With the holidays fast approaching and many Gaucín establishments closed or closing for the season we would like to share with you our current and upcoming schedules.

December 24th is already fully booked and the 29th and 30th are filling up quickly.

We will then close for a short break from January 9th and will resume service on January 21 with our current hours until the Spring.

DINNER Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 7:30

LUNCH Sunday from 1:30

All the very best, 

Lisa, Richard, Aurelia and Juan

El Atico notice 2 nov 2016

El Atico notice nov 2016
What a great event. Over 1000 participants and almost perfect weather (it was a bit windy but at least it was dry!). Many thanks to everyone involved, especially the many volunteers that helped make it happen. Thanks to Maria Jose Marquez Calvente for the photos - especially for the 6:00am start!

Waiting for the start:
Gran Vuelta2

Members of Gaucin-based Club Deportivo Gecko Genal:
Gran Vuelta3

En-route:
Gran Vuelta4

The winners:
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On Monday 31 October there will be a Chestnut Roast in the Municipal Market, starting at 18:30hrs. A great celebration of one of Gaucin's important local harvests.

Toston 2016

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