275,000 pounds (125,000kg) of tomatoes are the ammunition in the spectacular battle on the last Wednesday of every August at the Tomatina Tomato Festival in Buñol, near Valencia.Add a comment
More cultural events
Apart from Las Fallas and lots of great wine and food events, you'll find all sorts of other cultural events in and around Valencia that allow you to have fun, learn about traditions and enjoy the fascinating history of the region.
The Great Valencia Fair - Gran Feria de Valencia - is over 240 years old. Known formerly as the July Festival or Fair, it was first created to provide entertainment in the city in the summer, to try to prevent locals leaving for other destinations and to attract visitors from further afield too.Add a comment
More than a million marigolds fly through the air at the traditional Battle of the Flowers, at the end of every July.Add a comment
Every Easter, exciting biblical processions take place with more than 500 years of tradition at the Semana Santa Marinera - or Maritime Holy Week.Add a comment