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.

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Gaucin Municipal Swimming Pool - Summer hours

The opening hours for Gaucín municipal swimming pool for summer 2015 are as follows:
Monday: Closed
Tuesday - Friday: 1100-1400hrs, Swimming classes; 1400-1900hrs, Open to the public; 1900-2000hrs, Swimming classes
Saturday, Sunday and public holidays: 1200-2000hrs, Open to the public

Please note that there is a small entry charge payable at the kiosk on arrival which is a contribution to the wages of the lifeguard.
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'Los Viajeros Románticos' arrive in Gaucín

'Los viajeros románticos' are travelling 'The English Way', a 19th century route from Gibraltar to Ronda via Gaucin that is one of the great historical and literary routes of Europe. These horsemen began their journey in Algeciras on 01 July, arriving in Gaucin after two days of riding in the heat, before continuing their journey to Ronda.
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El Ático: Summer opening hours

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Toma de Gaucin - Photos

Here are some photos from last weekend's Toma de Gaucin festivities. Even the extreme heat couldn't spoil a great event!
The Bandoleros gathering:
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The French troops arrive in Calle Portechuelo:
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French troops and Bandoleros:
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The fighting is about to begin!
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The battle for the 'town hall':
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The Bandoleros are winning:
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French shot

The Mayor is liberated and Gaucin is won back from the French!
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XVII Genal Valley Flamenco Festival

This year's Flamenco Festival will take place on Friday 24 and Saturday 25 July. On Friday there will be a guitar performance in Plaza Santo Niño (opposite Casa Antonia) and on Saturday there will be singing, dancing and music in the municipal pavillion (Calle Portechuelo).
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Map and Programme for the 'Toma de Gaucin'

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The cork cutters have begun their work

The cork cutters have begun their work in the public cork forests of Gaucín. It's hot and difficult but is a major contribution to the local rural economy.
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Romeria de San Juan 2015

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Swearing-in of Councillors 2015 - Gaucín

A couple of photos from the swearing-in of the Gaucin councillors, and mayor Pedro Godino Martín, during yesterday's ceremony in the town hall:
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Pedro Godino Martin - Mayor
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Some of the councillors.

6th Re-enactment of the capture of Gaucín from the French troops

Coming soon!......26-28 June. 6th Re-enactment of the capture of Gaucín from the French troops. Please feel free to dress up as a bandolero/a and join in the fun! If you'd like a stand at the festival to sell or promote products, please contact the Ayuntamiento before 15 June.
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