Toro de cuerda de Gaucín

Toro de cuerda de Gaucín

The popular “Toro de Cuerda” or roped bull run is celebrated in Gaucin each year on Easter Sunday. It is perhaps the most well known Festival of Gaucín attracting thousands of spectators from far and wide. It is also one of the festivals most loved by the locals,...
28F. Andalucia´s day

28F. Andalucia´s day

Every February 28 Andalusians celebrate the Day of Andalusia. A festivity where white and green flags adorn the balconies of houses in towns and cities and children eat bread with oil and sugar in schools. The Junta de Andalucía celebrates this day with institutional...
Christmas in Gaucín

Christmas in Gaucín

For several years a group of women from Gaucin have dedicated the months leading up to Christmas to make the village look even more beautiful. The “Crochet Group” makes Christmas trees using one of the oldest weaving techniques that we know;  the crochet....
Traditional Christmas Sweets of Gaucin: Alfajores

Traditional Christmas Sweets of Gaucin: Alfajores

When we talk about Christmas we talk about family, celebrations, friends, gifts, illusion … and how could it be otherwise, when we talk about Christmas we talk about Christmas sweets.In Spain these include the traditional Polvorones, Mantecados, and Tortas de...
All Saints

All Saints

As we approach Todos los Santos (All Saints) the days are getting shorter and the cold is settling in;and nature, after the summer, enters a time of transition and death. Thus, it is no surprise that since ancient times many cultures established a day of remembrance...
Castillo del Águila (Eagle Castle)

Castillo del Águila (Eagle Castle)

Winter: October 1 – May 30:10:30 – 1:30 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. (closed Monday and Tuesday)Summer: June 1 – September 30: 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Open Daily.The Castillo del Águila (Eagle Castle) stands on a hard...