The video displayed below, sourced from ITN’s YouTube channel, provides a quick and easy guide to the La Tomatina festival for the uninitiated. There is an old saying that states that a picture can say more than a thousand words, and this is certainly true where the La Tomatina festival is concerned, which truly has to be seen to be believed.
The sight of thousands of partying Spanish locals and tourists alike, crammed into the streets of a quaint town, before proceeding to belt over ripe tomatoes at one another, is not something that you are likely to see every day. But it is all just part of the unique, madcap experience that is the La Tomatina festival.
Fiesta time at Spain’s La Tomatina tomato throwing festival