Tócon



The village is located near the village Brácana and about 10 Kms from Illora to which municipality it belongs. They found a lot of interesting traces of previous civilizations.  The most of them are from the Muslim era.; one example is the watch tower, one of the few Arabic watchtowers that is still standing.

 

Traditionally it produced olive oil of high quality and there were various types of mills and factories in Tócon for the production of oil and meal. The population that currently has just over 1,000 inhabitants is mainly dedicated to agriculture but currently, tourism, construction and services provide a special dynamism and are generating welfare and population growth.

Points of Interest in Tócon


 

  • Church: la Iglesia de la Virgen del Socorro (1505)
  • Arabic Tower (14th century);

 

Festivities in Tócon


  • The Candelaria is celebrated on the night from the 1st on the 2nd of February;
  • San Marcos is celebrated on the 25th of April;
  • On the 3rd of May the day of the crosses is celebrated;
  • The fiestas in honor of the patrona Virgen del Socorro are celebrated in the 1st week of August and on the 8th of September;

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Basic Information Tócon


Tócon (37°14′15″N 3°57′58″O)

Altitude: 559 meters

Population: 1069 inhabitants (2013)

 

Distances:

Distance to Granada: 43 km

Distance to the beach: 96 km (Malaga)

Distance to Airport Malaga: 105 km

Distance to Airport Granada: 33 km

 

Touristic level: low - medium - high

Authentic level: low - medium - high


Facilities:

  • Supermarkets: yes
  • Banks: yes
  • Restaurants: no
  • Bars: yes

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