, Spain
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.

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...
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:
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Members of Gaucin-based Club Deportivo Gecko Genal:
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The winners:
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The programme for the Romería de La Adelfilla on Sunday 28 August is as follows:

08:30 Procession leaves the church of San Sebastián carrying the image of Santo Niño
09:00 The romería leaves the Plazoleta to follow the Camino de Gibraltar; accompanied by the Pipers of Setenil
11:00 Flamenco mass will be celebrated at the Ermita de San Juan. Transport can be provided for senior citizens - please ask at the church for details.
13:00 Music and dancing with Duo Latidos
14:00 Paella for all
18:30 The...
There will be a moonlit walk on Saturday 20 August. Meet at 21:00hrs outside Casa Antonia (Plaza de Santo Niño). The walk will be approx. 12km and take about 3-4hrs (it usually involves a snack stop!). Bring a torch - it can be quite dark in the forest despite the full moon!

Ruta nocturna
GMB Travel are offering a trip to Galicia and northern Portugal that leaves Gaucín on 10 October:

For more information click here:
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29480 GAUCIN
TELEFONO 952151321
MOVIL 650449183

Opening times: Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 16:00 to 20:00hrs. Later on we will be open every weekday morning and afternoon.

See also:

Feria Queen - Eva Montero Mendoza

Feria reina juvenil 2016

Infant Feria Queen - Aroa Ortega Trujillo (on the right)

Feria reina infantil 2016

Thanks to Maria Jose Marquez Calvente for the photos.
Cork cutting - an important part of the local economy - seen during the recent Cultural Week:

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Cork 2016 1

Cork 2016 2

Cork 2016

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