Las Fallas festival is officially over! What an amazing introduction to Valencia it was. On the final day of the festival, March 19, all of the Fallas monuments are burned between 12:00 midnight and 1:00 am.
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Personally, I thought it seemed a little dangerous… especially with the flames being so close to the buildings, but the firefighters sure know what they’re doing!
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At 1:00 am, there is a large fireworks display in the Plaza del Ayuntamiento, followed by the burning of the last Falla monument- a lion this year. This marks the end of the festival.
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Random Fallas photos:
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This one is for you Grandma & Grandpa and Pat & Laura… Agua de Valencia! I finally tried it. It is a cocktail made with cava (champagne), orange juice, gin, and vodka. It apparently originated in a bar here in Valencia and can be found all over the city. It tasted like an extra sweet mimosa.
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