, 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.

Pasodoble 2018Saturday, August 25, 10:30 p.m. in the Plaza: pasodoble competition with music provided by the village band. 

Sunday, August 26, starting at 9 a.m.: Romería to the Adelfilla

Monday, August 27, procession starting at 9:30 p.m., following by folk dancing exhibition in the Plaza starting at 10.

8:30 - the image of the santo Nino leaves the church and proceeds through the village towards the Camino Gibraltar.
9:00 - the Romería heads down the Camino Gibraltar towards the Ermita. 
11:00 - official mass and singing from the San Pedro de Alcántara choir.
13:00 - the party begins with music by "Los Latidos", a paying bar and free paella for all.
18:30 - The journey back up the hill begins and the image is taken to the castle where it will stay until the fiestas of Santo Niño on Friday...
At the last town hall meeting it was agreed that a review process would be initiated aimed at stricter control of of the regulations regarding intensive  livestock farming.

As part of this process any land that is of special interest, be it for environmental or tourism reasons, will be given special consideration. A full survey will take place to decide which areas in the municipal of Gaucín will  be classified as such. As a result of this decision, any existing applications for such intensive practices...
Flamenco Festival
"Del Corcho Valle del Genal"
Where: Plaza del Santo Niño
Date/Time: 28 July at 22:30
Entrance free

Singers: Antonia Contreras, José Enrique Morente (Kiki Morente)

Dancer: Lucía La Piñona

Musicians: Juan Ramón Caro, David Carmona, Francisco Vinuesa
08:00 HOUR - mountain walk in the area of Piedras del Rio. Approx 7km taking
about 3 hours. Departure from the plaza and bring breakfast.
16:00 hours - childrens baking workshop. The cakes and biscuits made will be for
the afternoon tea after the workshop. Place: Youth centre (opposite the gaso)

10:00 hours - marathon knowledge quiz for all ages, participate and have fun,
testing intelligence, skill and knowledge. Centro guadalinfo from 10:00 am to 1:00
Patrick Elvin has just published his latest book on walking in the Serrania de Ronda. List of the walks and cover below. There are twelve walks based on Gaucin.

It is called 40 day walks in Southern Andalucia between Ronda and Jimena and is available on all Amazon platforms . Patrick is offering to walking club members postage free cost price at 8 euros. Let him know and he will order in bulk. His email is This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view...

30 artists’ stalls will be open to the public from 11.00 am until 14.30 pm. Entrance is free, plenty of parking is available and refreshments can be bought at the bar. Come and spend a relaxing morning in this delightful venue, feasting on exquisite and original arts and crafts from traditional watercolours to abstract paintings, handmade jewellery to ceramics, candles,...
After four months of closure for maintenance and redecoration, both Hotel La Fructuosa and Restaurante La Fructuosa have reopened for the season.

Our chef Mariano Ruiz, has made the best of his winter to work with Neil Armstrong. Together, they have designed a new menu. Come and try it out in our redesigned dining room or on our terrace (weather permitting).

We are open for dinner (8 pm to 10:30 pm) on:


For reservations:

By phone: 617 692 784

 On our...
Ronda Romantica Wednesday 23rd to Sunday 27th

The annual May Feria in Ronda is actually the second oldest fair in Andalucia. It celebrates the historical and cultural significance of the whole of the Serranía and so all the surrounding villages take part in some way. There are food and artisanal markets as well as planned activities throughout the 5 days. On Friday our town hall is offering a free coach to the Feria which departs from Socorro at 430 returning at 11pm. Anyone interested should put...
Azulete Restaurant


Serving traditional Spanish and Mediterranean food

New menu, great wine list, Vegetarian menu and gluten free options!

Opening hours:
Tuesday to Sunday from 7pm to 10:30 pm
Saturdays and Sundays we also open for lunch from 12am to 2:30 pm

Phone:+ 34  952151143

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