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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.
WalksSml All are welcome to join these free walks. (Guides also speak English:

Sunday, 2 January 10:30 hras. Al Hacho. Approximately 3 hours. Leaving from the gas station. Difficulty: high
Saturday 09 January: 10:30 Around the village. Approximately 1.5 hours. Leaving from the Plaza del Santo Niño. Difficulty: medium.
Sunday 16 January: 10:30 La Guarda. Approximately 2 hours. Leaving from the Plaza del Santo Niño. 15 mins. In car. Difficulty: medium.
Sunday, 23 January: 10:30 El Montoro. Approximately 3 hours. Leaving from la Plaza del Santo Niño.

Walks are guided by members of the Association. Comfortable clothing and water to carry are suggested. For more information: Julian – 658 612 989 or visit www.turismo
A group of Mothers of students in the local school are going to begin Sevillana dance classes. It will be open to the public, and the group urges those interested to sign up. People from the village are needed in order to lower the cost of the teacher. The classes will begin in November in the La Peña Flamenca  (next to Correos). Posters advertising the classes will soon go up in the village, with the time and the exact day.

The classes are for all ages, and for men and women. Look for the posters.
PanoramicViewSmlAll residents and tourists who may be with us now are invited on these guided walks, no charge, to get to know the marvellous natural environment we have here in Gaucin. Guides speak Spanish and English. It is advisable to wear good walking shoes and to bring some water.

Sunday, 5 September: Forest walk. Approximately 3 hours. Medium difficulty --- gradual decents and climbing. Leaving from the Centro Sanitario in el Portichuelo at 10:30 a.m.

Sunday, 12 September: La Corchuela. Approx 3 hours. Forest walk. Medium difficulty. Leaving from the Parque de los Pajaritos on the road to Ronda at 10:30 a.m. Easy going except for one short climb of 5 minutes.

Saturday, 18 September: La Ermita. Approx. 3 hours. Leaving from the Plazoleta – taxi stand at 10:30 a.m. Type: open terrain. Medium difficulty. Easy descent, long climb back.

Sunday, 26 septiembre: Camino de Algeciras. Approx. 3 hours. Leaving from the Gasolinera at 10:30 a.m. Medium difficulty. Type: open terrain.

For more information please call Julián – 658 612 989or go to
The most popular tapa this year was offered by the BAR EL PUENTE. The voting went as follows:
Tapa Establecimiento Nº votos
"Solomillo con queso fundido y cebolla caramelizada" Bar El Puente 56
"Berenjena rellena de pistacho, feta y salsa de tomate" La Casita 41
"Albóndigas en Salsa" Bodeguita Chaparro 17
"Zorrito" La Taberna del Zorro 12
" Jibia en salsa de almendras" Casa Antonia 11
"Costilla en adobo" El Pajuelo 7
"Montadito de Bacalao" El Portesuelo 7
"Codorniz en salsa" Rest. La Fructuosa 2
"Crema de Gazpacho" Rest. Caballo Andaluz 0
"Albóndigas de Cordero rellenas" Rest. La Herriza 0