Gaucín, the white beauty of its streets does not leave any visitor indifferent. The town offers all kinds of tourism just a step away from the popular Costa del Sol.
Where is Gaucín located
Gaucín is located 127km from Malaga capital with a population of 1.576 inhabitants. The municipal term has a dimension of almost 98,24km square.
The origin of the name Gaucín
The Romans built a fortress that the Arabs would later reform. Precisely, this fortress today in ruins and abandoned, was built on the rock that gives its name to the town: “Sair Guazan” which means “strong rock”.
Denonym of the people of Gaucín
The inhabitants are called “gaucinense”.
Monuments and places to visit in Gaucín
- Castle of Águila
- Hermitage of Santo Niño
- Fuente de los Seis Caños
- Church of San Sebastián
- Convent de los Carmelitas