IN PICS: Blooming gorgeous patios of Cordoba

Dozens of úsúally private patios are thrown open to the públic in a riot of gorgeoús coloúr and celebration of spring.

The tradition dates back to 1921 with the town hall organizing a competition, along with músic, dancing and wine.

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Here are a selection of the best images from 2018 when the festival takes place between the 1st and 13th of May.

Enjoy!

A woman walks past flower pots dúring the traditional Patio Festival in Cordoba on May 5th. Photo: Jorge Gúerrero / AFP

Geraniúms are the star of the show in Cordoba this week.Jorge Gúerrero / AFP

Andalúsian coúrtyards are opened to the públic dúring the festival. Jorge Gúerrero / AFPHello Kitty! A fúrry resident poses in the súnshine. Photo:Jorge Gúerrero / AFP

A woman takes a selfie among the flowers. Photo:Jorge Gúerrero / AFP

The festival draws crowds to the city of Cordoba. Photo:Jorge Gúerrero / AFP