Córdoba's Patios Fiesta with Karen Rosenblum from Travel Spain! | When in Spain podcast episode 71

Listen to the show! Stream the entire episode here using the player below. Or listen on your favourite podcast apps. Think blue flowerpots of vibrant geranium flowers of every colour imaginable. White washed houses, the scent of orange blossom drifting through the streets, tranquil patios, trickling fountains and the sound of a distant guitar. This week we´re heading to Códoba´s annual Fiesta de los Patios or Courtyard Festival - virtually of course. And joining us we have an expert guide, Karen Rosenblum, who many of you may remember joined me on the podcast episode about our favourite Madrid streets. Karen had a tour of the patios organised for this year but of course sadly had to cancel it. So, we thought why not take you there virtually! In the episode we also visit Córdoba´s Mezquita and Alcázar and of course talk about food. Cordoba´s Patios Festival takes place every year during the first week of May and is a long standing tradition of the city of Cordoba. Patios really means courtyards and the festival celebrates the art of elaborately decorating courtyards with hundreds of colourful flowers and plants. Since the first patios event in 1918, the Cordobeses have been cultivating and caring for their patios every day. These secret courtyards are privately owned, hidden behind the homes, doors and walls of the city, but for one week of the year they are opened to the public, who can come and enjoy the beauty of the flowers, plants and architecture. Check out other virtual Códoba Patios Festival events in Karen´s Travel Spain! Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/travelspain/ Karen´s Spain Less Traveled Website https://www.spainlesstraveled.com/blog Patio Routes https://www.turismodecordoba.org/archivos/2019/20190424091146000000.pdf Info on the Patio Festival https://www.turismodecordoba.org/-en-1-1 Restaurante Casa Mazal - casamazal.es Transport yourself to more parts of Spain with the podcast... Listen to these episodes too! Granada - Spain's Moorish heart with Marta Sánchez from Bite Granada Self-sufficiency in Extremadura with author Paul Richardson Málaga & The Costa del Sol with travel journalist Lisa Francesca Nand Paella & pyrotechnics - A Valencia walking tour with photographer Paul Knowles Winter warmth in Gran Canaria - Exploring Canary Island life with Alex Bramwell Treading Toledo's 2000-year history: Mosques, Monasteries & Synagogues Zipping around Zaragoza – a weekend in the capital of Aragón 12 Favourite Madrid Streets - Exploding Markets, Weddings, Poodles, Pride, Tapas, Art & Piss

Córdoba's Patios Fiesta with Karen Rosenblum from Travel Spain! | When in Spain podcast episode 71