Gaucín

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”.

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

For more information about Gaucín Village: visit the City Council page