One of the most well known events in Spain, La Tomatina is celebrated each year at the end of August and it attracts a great number of tourists in the small town of Buñol, close to Valencia.
A fight with flour might seem like a truly bizarre thing to do, but Spain has several other unusual festivals and this is one of them. Although not yet as popular as other events like La Tomatina or the bull run in San Fermin, this strange festival has already started to attract attention from foreign visitors who want to come here to see how things work.
The carnival is celebrated all over Spain, with the events in Tenerife, Sitges and Cadiz being the largest and most popular of all. In Valencia the most popular event is by far Las Fallas, but the carnival ...
Vinaròs is a small town part of the province of Castellon, so it's also part of the bigger Valencian Community, on the Mediterranean Coast of Spain. Being a popular tourist destination, Vinaròs organize ...
Vinaròs Carnival is celebrated each year forty days before Lent and it's the best party of the year, with over 30 troupes (comparsas) participating in the event. The Carnival of Vinaròs has been declared a Festivity of Regional Tourist Interest since 2007 and if the event keep growing and grabbing the interest of more tourists it will be upgraded to the category of Festivity of National Tourist Interest in Spain (Fiestas of National Tourist Interest of Spain).
The Flower Battle is part of a much larger event known as Valencia July Fair. The Battle of Flowers actually marks the closing of the big Valencia Fair and is held each year on the last Sunday of July. The event was celebrated for the first time in 1891 and since then it has gained a lot of popularity for being a bloodless battle, where all that's left on the battlefield is a carpet of petals and a wonderful scent throughout the city.
La Almoina Museum is located very close to the Valencia Cathedral and it's a place where you can see the remains of the old Roman, Visigoth and Arab cities. The ruins take you through the old streets and the Alcazar, the baths, forum and many other buildings, all located in the underground of what is now the modern town of Valencia.