The small town Consuegra, near Toledo, celebrates every year in end October the Fiesta de la Rosa del Azafran – (Saffron festival). Three days of the weekend are dedicated to the unique spice – the Saffron.
The expansive spice is derived from the flowers that grow in Consuegra’s region. The traditional fiesta begins in the end of October when the picking season begins. The food affair that takes place on the town’s alleys, suggests various kind of delicacies.
Cooking contests with Saffron are held. The residents wear traditional cloths and enjoy the aromatic events that are accompanied by lovely melodies performed by local choirs.
This is a unique autumn event !