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Top Ten Traditional Festivals in Spain


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Tomatina Tomato Fight
tomatina tomato fight

Taking Aim at the Tomatina Tomato Fight

Image: Damian Corrigan
On this page you will find information about Tomatina, one of the best festivals in Spain.

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Tomatina Tomato Fight


The Tomatina Tomato Fight takes place on the fourth Wednesday in August.


The battle happens in the small town of Buñol, an hour outside Valencia. See how to get from Valencia to Buñol. See also:


The Tomatina Tomato Fight is probably the world's biggest food fight. Thousands of people gather in the streets of the tiny town of Bu�ol to fling tomatoes at each other. The origins of the festival are unknown and, to most people who like throwing food at each other, largely unimportant.

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