La Tomatina Festival
Buñol, Spain | 28th August - 1st September
PRICE: €60| AU$ 87 | US$ 67 | £52 PER NIGHT OR €220 for our 3 night Specials Package
Who wants to be an ingredient in the world’s largest spaghetti bolognese? Or perhaps you want to spread yourself around like on a bruschetta? In any case, book now to La Tomatina Festival 2017 because it’s going to get pulpy, saucy and it’s going to be an awesome day of tomato throwing!
This is one of the ‘must do’ European festivals and definitely one of our faves. We dig it so much because when we ain’t hurling tomatoes at each other we’re chilling by the pool, sunning on the beach, dancing up a storm in Valencia city, or losing our minds in fun related incidents in Ibiza…
- Includes transfers to and from the Tomato fight,
- Tasty breakfast each morning,
- Hearty dinner every second evening,
- Experienced guides to lead you through the mayhem,
- A Bloody Mary on the morning of La Tomatina Festival,
The Tomato Festival itself is one morning of madness; tens of thousands of people in a town of many less. Before the tomato fight even starts the locals have fun soaking all the festival goers with hoses, water bombs, water pistols and other water holding vessels. The streets are packed and they get even more so with the arrival of trucks carrying tomatoes- many, many tonnes of tomatoes.
Once we avoid getting squashed by the trucks the fight begins, and for the next little while we throw salad fruits to our hearts content at strangers, friends, locals and tourists alike. Once it’s all said and done, we get rinsed off by the locals (some even give us shampoo!) and head back to camp to smarten ourselves up ready to continue partying into the evening. at our official afterparty in Valencia!
We’re the only ones who will also arm you before battle, with Bloody Marys and piles of cooked spaghetti in your hand so you can put all that tomato slush to good use. And, of course, we provide you with a delicious bottle of sangria that will pair nicely with the carnage.
- Where: Buñol, near Valencia, Spain
- When: 28th August - 1st September
- How: Meet us there or take our private shuttle from Barcelona and join us for a Barcelona stay before or after too if you like
- Age: Young at heart traveller 18+. Free trip if you bring your grandma
- Sleep: Camping accommodation (pre-erected twin share tent, mattress, sleeping bag)
- Eat: Tasty breakfasts each morning and a hearty dinner every second night
YOU WILL GET (3 Night Specials Package)
- Hot breakfast daily
- Dinners (Aug 28 & 30)
- Transfers to and from tomato fight
- Experienced guides to lead you through the mayhem
- Massive Stoke campsite parties each night
- Beach games
- Bloody Mary on the morning of La Tomatina
- La Tomatina ticket
- Tomatina Official After Party ticket and transport
- Add-ons: Water and wine fight on the night before the fight including return coach (20 € )
CAMPING AT LA TOMATINA FESTIVAL 2017
The night before La Tomatina Festival 2017, you can head to the Water & wine fight in Requeña and it won’t break the bank at €20 for the transport. We go there, we lurk about in the streets drinking and chilling with the locals.
At 11pm you have the option to go into a fake bullfight (meaning no cute, little bulls get killed) – the bracelets are available there so you can just get ’em on arrival. At 1am, we all head through the streets lead by a brass band and the locals go nuts with wine and water and general frivolity… and so do we. Take a cup with you to drink deeply of the spoils of this cultural, calamitous water and wine war.