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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.

The A-377 Gaucín-Manilva road will officially open again on Friday 11 August at 12 noon. 
The road markings, signs, water run-offs etc. will be finished along with the final layer of asphalt during the first 2 weeks of September. The road will need to be closed for these final works but just for one day, date to be advised.
GAUCIN FERIA PROGRAMME 2017

3-6 AUGUST


THURSDAY 3 AUGUST

23:00 HRS -The procession IN honour OF THE FERIA QUEEN will leave from the Old Convent on its way to the fairground at Portechuelo accompanied by the village band “Villa de Gaucín” AND MEMBERS OF THE peña caballista “El Potro”.

23:30 HRS - Switching on the lights of the Feria and OFFICIAL inauguration by the Mayor of Gaucin.

24:00 HRS –CORONATION OF THE FERIA QUEEN 2017, HER MAIDS OF HONOUR AND MISTER 2017.AWARD FOR THE BEST “RINCON...

For the programme for this year's Cultural Week, see below.

Semana Cultural 2017

MONDAY 17 JULY

07:30HRS - WALK TO THE FOREST TO SEE THE CORK HARVEST. (LEAVE FROM THE ‘BIRD PARK’ - ON THE LEFT OF THE RONDA ROAD JUST OUTSIDE GAUCIN – NEXT TO THE BANDSTAND). BRING BREAKFAST.

20:30HRS - CHILDREN’S MIME THEATRE PRESENT “BULLYING”.

21:00HRS - DANCE GROUP “LAS RUMBERAS”, PRESENTING THEIR NEW SHOW. DIRECTED AND CHOREOGRAPHED BY ELENA MARTIN.

22:00HRS - CHILDREN’S THEATRE OF SHADOWS PRESENT “LA VITA”.

THE THEATRE SHOWS

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Patrick Elvin has published a second book of walks called 40 HALF DAY WALKS IN THE SERRANIA DE RONDA AND JIMENA AREA. This is a companion volume to his first book WALKS AROUND GAUCIN which has been reissued with much better maps and with 'wikiloc' tracks.

Both books are available on amazon.es and amazon.co.uk for about 10 Euros each. If you order both its free postage on amazon.es!

For those of you in and around Gaucin both books are on sale in the Papeleria for 10 Euros each.  If you buy them...
Leaving the Plaza del Santo Niño at 20:30hrs, the 7 km circular walk, suitable for children and dogs, will last approx. 3 hours. Difficulty: easy. It is recommended that you bring food, water and a torch. Cost 1 Euro, includes insurance.  For more information: Tel 648 043 111 (Spanish)

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This year's Flamenco Festival will be held in the Plaza del Santo Niño on Saturday 29 July at 22:30hrs. Free admission!

Flamenco festival 2017
Please note that, in order to prioritise roadworks, the A377 from Gaucín-Casares will be CLOSED to traffic from 21 June and until 15 Augustapart from the following WEEKDAY times:
05:00 to 07:15hrs
15:30 to 16:30hrs
19:00 to 20:00hrs

When open, the road will only be passable with great care due to the poor surface conditions.

At all other times, which includes evenings and weekends, the road should not be used. If you do so, it will be at your own risk with regard to personal safety, damage to
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El Atico notice Summer 2017
This year's Romería San Juan will take place on Sunday 25 June, beside the bridge at the Rio Genal below Gaucín. Equine events, free paella and live music!

Romeria de San Juan 2017
This is the run that was postponed due to the rain in April. It is an evening run open to all ages. Anyone can sign up for this, just go along to the town hall or see the website shown on the poster.

Carreras Populares 01 Jul 2017