The town Consuegra, located at a distance of 60 km from Toledo is right in the middle of the vast saffron plantations.
Rose of Saffron Festival has been held each year since 1963.
The festival is going on the last weekend of October.
During the festival, the people of Consuegra don their traditional costumes and spend a weekend dancing, eating, drinking, parading and merry making from morning to night.
A visit to this extraordinary food festival does not only give you a chance to sample the best paellas and other rice dishes you will ever eat, but also to enjoy historical monuments and art if you decide to make the short trip to Toledo.
A very different Spain experience indeed.
Saffron has been harvested, the threads are dried and packaged and it´s time to celebrate which the people of Consuegra do exceptionally well.