If anyone is looking for a nice place to vacation offering original and quirky excitement, you will not want to miss booking with a La Tomatina Tours company for the Festival in Bunol, Spain. First of all, Spain has a lot to offer. It has a nice climate and is located near the Mediterranean Sea.
Engulf yourself in this wildly crazy and thrilling event that the La Tomatina Festival offers. If you are familiar with the language, it is the biggest tomato-throwing event of the year. It's messy yes, but is lots of fun. Crowds increase with whopping numbers year after year. People from all over the world make a journey to Bunol to join in for the thrill of a lifetime and the excitement.
It is still hard to believe this is a recognized event that thousands of visitors and locals flock to. It all began with a small group of kids who were in the town square watching a parade. Being a little mischievous, the spontaneous kids tried to join the parade of puppets and musicians to become a part of the exhibits as if they were participants. This caused a reaction for the actual parade participants who started throwing things. Eventually, this ruckus caused such a commotion the crowd got involved and grabbed vegetables from a vendor stand nearby hurling the tomatoes at everyone.
This has turned into a nationwide event where many flock to experience getting all juiced up and to join in on the roars of laughter. There is no mercy and no way to duck the vegetable being hurled. Think about jumping in a pool of salsa. There is no way to stay clean in these parts but the crowds find it most enjoyable and relaxing.
There are plenty of activities during the week that lead up to the main throwing event. There are extravagant fiestas. Firework displays can be viewed and is entertaining. There are a variety of parties and tables offering exquisite food from area establishments.
Bunol is easily accessible using public transportation. To get the most out of this great trip using a tour company gives you the ultimate in enjoyment before and after the festival. Busabout offers a La Tomatina tour that includes an entry ticket, round trip bus travel, a headband, a ticket to an exclusive party, and a t-shirt.
Stoke Travel also offer affordable La Tomatina trips. Inclusions in their trip include a hot daily breakfast, camping accommodations, games on the beach, and cocktail on the morning of the festivities. Day trips are also offered and the transportation runs through the wee hours of the night.
It is definitely not too late to book a trip for this amazing adventure if you start travel plans now. The celebration will start the last week of August with the throwing frenzy being held on Wednesday. Have fun and take extra wipes and changing clothes because getting juicy can be expected.
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