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Photo: La Tomatina Festival in Bunol, © Олег Халимов
For the time of the tomato battle, all the shops and restaurants are closed in the city. As the firecrackers are released from the city hall to the square at 11 a.m., a few trucks with tomatoes take out to the crowd. And the battle begins! All this attraction with tomato souse underfoot, happy faces and stained T-shirts lasts about two hours. The goal is to throw as much as possible the tomatoes into the «enemies» nearby.
After tomato battle, take part in the traditional drawing of the dried ham of the Iberian pig, which takes place right on the square near the town hall.
How to do?
2. Find out about the time of departure of the bus. Don't forget to take an extra clothes and a zeal for victory in a tomato battle.
3. Stay on the square after the tomato battle and try your luck in the hoop of the ham of the choicest jamon - bring a trofphy home!
When to do?
The price includes: a transfer to the venue of the festival and back, insurance, entrance ticket for the tomato battle, sangtia and paella, a shower and a branded Tomatina T-shirt.