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The Running of the Bulls • Opening Days

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This unique tour was designed to dive into authentic Running of the Bulls, one of the best festivals worldwide.

During your trip, you will be part of the San Fermín Festival as a local, you will understand the ancient culture of the bulls by famous Bull Runners, you will watch El Encierro (The Running of the Bulls) from exclusive balconies, attend to private events in beautiful venues, feel the traditions of Pamplona, and enjoy to the Chupinazo (Opening ceremonies) from our VIP Terrace.

Traveling with us enables you to take part in activities and visit locations other tourists only dream about; Take comfort in knowing we are with you every step of the way, providing experts and professional guides.

The Running of the Bulls – Opening Days, convines perfectly with other itineraries as the Journey of Senses Basque Country, Costa Brava or A Luxury Trip Across Green Spain



July 5th

Upon your arrival to the Pamplona Airport, one of our luxury vehicles will be waiting to escort you to the Hotel Castillo de Gorraiz Golf and Spa, one of the best hotels in Pamplona, where our staff will greet you and assist with check-in.

After your flight you will relax at the spa with a 90 minutes circuit to be ready for the biggest festival of the world.

Then, we invite you to discover one of its gems, Pamplona Cathedral during our Private Cocktail, that will take place in a very special patio of the Cathedral.


July 6th

Today is the big Opening Ceremony, the Chupinazo, probably one of the most exciting events of the festival.

You will celebrate it from the best spot in Pamplona while you are enjoying a traditional Almuerzo (a selection of delicious tapas, wine and champagne). Our VIP balcony is located in a beautiful home just in front of City Hall, where the Mayor of Pamplona light the rocket to start the festival.

After a free evening, your “merienda” (spanish snak and wine) will be ready to watch the first Bullfight. Corrida de Rejones, a very special fight where fighters mounted horses to fight 6 bravo bulls. Here we had reserve for you great seats in the lowest level of the bullring.

Once fight ends, we will be waiting for you at our Fireworks Cocktail. A delicious dinner followed by a wnderful Fireworks views from our Premium Terrace located at Baluarte Building.


July 7th

July 7th is the oficial San Fermín Day, and probably the most important day for Pamplona locals.

At 7am, our Exclusive Balcony will be available for you to attend to the most wellknown event of the festival, El Encierro (The Running of the bulls). From here, while you enjoy a fantastic breakfast, you will watch bulls and runners running through through the most famouse street of Pamplona, Estafeta Street.

Once El Encierro finish, our expert guide and runner, will pick you up to walk with you and discover Pamplona Highlights. Also, today we invite you to see how locals honor their saint (San Fermín) with a Beautiful Procession from our exclusive Balcony.


July 8th

This morning you will see El Encierro (The Running of the Bulls) from one of our Premium Balconies to experience the run from a different perspective.

At your convenience, our private luxury cars will be waiting to transfer you to the Pamplona Airport or Train Station.


3 Nights in 4-star hotel (Castillo de Gorraiz Golf & Spa), including hotel taxes and service charges
All transportation and all baggage handling as indicated in detailed itinerary.
Meals as indicated in detailed itinerary (3 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 2 Dinner)
All special events, private tours, guest experts and entrance fees, as indicated in detailed itinerary
Services of a local guides
All the local experts and specialists
Reservations at restaurants, spas, cultural events and performances
All gratuities for baggage, porters and hotel service
The full services of I Live Spain Concierge before, during and after your trip
Firsthand, sophisticated destination knowledge and recommendations from our travel specialists
24h support in each destination during your trip
NOTE: Tour prices are in US dollars and are based on double occupancy. Single occupancy prices are available, upon request.

** If you are looking for a bespoke itinerary please, don’t hesitate to contact us at info@i-live-spain.com


Airfare, airport taxes and fuel surcharges Travel visas and permits (if required). Travel insurance Gratuities Personal and other expenses such as bar bills, transportation, laundry and other expenses not stated in the itinerary.





Type of Trip

Semi Private


JUL • 05 • 2019
Luxury Travel Through Spain