Monday 27th August
Our tour group meets at Heathrow Airport bright and early where you will be greeted by your tour leader and the rest of your travelling companions. Our scheduled departure is 07.10 and arrival in Barcelona is 10.15. Upon arrival in Barcelona we will make our way directly to the central train station where we will board the fast train to Valencia. During the 3 hour train journey your tour leader will run through all of the details for the week ahead and also hand out the tour t-shirts. Upon arrival in Valencia we will make our way directly to our excellent city centre hostel where we will be accommodated throughout our stay. After check-in the group is invited to get together for a drink in the hostel before we head out to sample the famous Valencia nightlife.
Tuesday 28th August
Today you have the entire day free to get out and explore the fabulous city of Valencia whether it be in the old town or out at the fabulous beaches. In the evening we offer an optional excursion [£10] where you have the chance to travel out to one of Valencia's surrounding villages and partake in an all night grape and wine festival. This event is one of the highlights of the tour and an amazing experience. The group leaves at 8pm and returns at 4am back to Valencia in order to prepare for La Tomatina.
Wednesday 29th August
La Tomatina Festival: Today is the reason we are here in Spain so after an early start we will transfer to Bunol for the world famous 'La Tomatina' tomato fight! The preparations start in the early morning and by midday it's time for the festivities to start. The tomato fight lasts for one hour and is an experience you will never forget. After the tomato fight has concluded we spend a few hours in Bunol cleaning ourselves off before transferring by charter coach back to our hotel in Valencia. After a long shower we will join together at a local bar to compare stories from this amazing day.
Thursday 30th August
A slow start to the day today as we continue the long process of removing every last piece of tomato from ourselves! We will check out of the Hostel at midday and then make the return train journey to Barcelona. Upon arrival in Barcelona we will make our way to our great hostel accommodation. This evening we will head out into the city and soak up the amazing atmosphere.
Friday 31st August
Today is yours to head out and explore the fantastic city of Barcelona. History, culture, architecture, beaches, fantastic food and shopping - this city really has it all!
Saturday 1st September
Another chance to do some sightseeing or perhaps head to one of Barcelona's beaches for a day in the sun! In the evening we will join together for a final night out on the town!
Sunday 2nd September
This morning we will check-out of our Hostel, luggage can be stored at the Hostel until our departure to the airport this afternoon. The flight is scheduled to depart Barcelona at 18.30 and will arrive in sunny London at 19.45. Upon arrival in London it is time to bid farewell to our travelling companions as our tour concludes.