Its fun, its Crazy, its history, and its dirty!
La Tomatina is a food fight festival held on the last Wednesday of August each year in the town of Bunol, Spain. La Tomatina is the world’s craziest festival and this year, 2012, it takes place on Wednesday the 29th of August. It’s the World’s largest food fight. It is totally crazy. It is totally wild. It’s out of control and an unbelievably fun experience. This years Lost Travel Tour of La Tomatina can include a 4 day 3 night trip of Fun, Beaches, Sighting New friends, and the Worlds Best and Biggest Food Fight!Enjoy Barcelona! This city is seriously one of the best in Europe, and it won’t take you long to discover why!Glorious weather; beautiful sandy Mediterranean beaches; multi-million dollar boats at the brand new port; trendy outdoor cafes, bars & restaurants; the famous Las Ramblas strip;The action, of course, doesn’t stop there. We take the town by storm with superb nights out, this time at the best beach bars & nightclubs in Barcelona, located right on the beach front. Exotic cocktails, palm trees, amazing bar people, and exotic mix of dance music and funky Latin beats make this one of the most incredible Festival tours anywhere in the world!Highlights~La_tomatina_Brochure· 3 nights 3 Star accommodation· Breakfast Daily· Beach day at the 3rd best beach in the world!· Walking tour and introduction to Barcelona· Entrance and hosted visit to La Pedrera – Casa Mila· Entrance and hosted visit to Sagrada Familia· Group Party Nights· Coach to and from Bunol for Tomatina festival· La Tomatina Lost Travel T-ShirtAnd don’t wait if you book today and before July 4th 2012 get 50% off this tour just enter promo code: LTWP12 Upon reserving your seat the 50% discount will show.Looking for just a day Trip from Barcelona to the fight? Well we have that to! from $150 but wait yes you can save 50% on this as well if you pruchase by July 4th 2012!!Meet at Plaça de Catalunya, in beautiful Barcelona at 4am on 29th of Aug.Hop on one of our luxury tour buses and head to Bunol.At around 10 am, the first event of the Tomatina begins. Many trucks haul the bounty of tomatoes into the center of the town, Plaza del Pueblo.The aim of the day is simple…tones of tomatoes are pelted, thrown, tossed, chucked, propelled, catapulted, fired, launched, pegged & lobbed at friends, family, girlfriends, boyfriends, all the people you know plus the 39,000 others you don’t!The best things are:· You can leave your gear on the coach, so you can slosh around in tomatoes without a care in the world, safe in the knowledge your things won’t get lost, stolen or broken· Make sure to bring a pair of goggles so you don’t get nasty bits in your eye. After exactly one hour, the fighting ends when the water cannons are fired once more to signal the end. At this point, no more tomatoes can be thrown. The cleaning process involves the use of fire trucks to spray down the streets, with water provided from a Roman aqueduct. The authorities seem more concerned with cleaning the town than cleaning the visitors, so some people find water at the Bunol River to wash themselves, although some kind residents will hose passers-by down. Once the tomato pulp is flushed, the ground is clean due to the acidity of the tomato.And don’t wait if you book today and before July 4th 2012 get 50% off this tour just enter promo code: LTWP12 Upon reserving your seat the 50% discount will show.Related articles
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