Do you love watching fires and listening to explosions in a safe, crazy and happy environment? The Las Fallas celebrated in the city of Valencia, Spain, will be perfect for you! It is one of the most unique and craziest festivals in Spain which attracts millions of revelers annually.
Located on the eastern coast of the Iberian Peninsula, Valencia is the third largest city in Spain and is inhabited almost 800,000 people as of 2014. It is known as the “City of Arts and Sciences”, the birthplace of the gastronomically delightful paella, and the Las Fallas Festival. You can get to the city by bus, train or boat from various points in Spain, but the quickest way would be to fly into the Valencia Airport, served by about 40 domestic and international carriers. The heart of the city is 8 kilometers from the airport.
The city of Valencia has many attractions including Palacio del Marques de Dos Aguas, City of the Arts and Sciences, Valencia Cathedral, Basilica de la Virgen de los Desamparados, Casco Antiguo, Lladro Factory, and Torres de Serrano. If you love to shop, you must check out Central Market and the Plaza del Mercado. You can enjoy all these while having fun at the Las Fallas Festival. The Las Fallas Festival is held from the 15th to the 19th of March annually. It attracts about 3 million revelers who are lured by its uniqueness. Frequent explosions, marching bands, and street dancing and parties will keep you energized throughout the festival. Fireworks every night will keep you dazzled. Humongous puppets and dolls made of wood, huge cardboards, paper and plasters are displayed during the festival and are burned on the last night of the festival, which is celebrated with a giant dance party throughout the city.
The Las Fallas festival is one of the most anticipated events in Spain, so you must consult your travel agent and book your trip months before the event. Enjoy the noise, fires and parties at the Las Fallas Festival!
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