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San Fermin Running of the Bulls luxury experience by Renfe Rail (Barcelona-Pamplona-Madrid)


Once in a lifetime experience! Join the ultimate tour of San Fermin Running of the Bulls and whitness one of the most popular festivals in Spain.

Embark on this once in a lifetime tour to Pamplona, Spain for a memorable trip of 5 Days.

Highlights : 

  • Starting July 5th in Barcelona
  • Experience the official start of the San Fermin Festival from a VIP balcony
  • Watch Running of the Bulls THREE TIMES from two different locations. Twice from the VIP balcony and once from the bullring
  • Option to watch multiple Bullfights  (Entrance optional - you may choose from a variety of other optional activities or spend time in exploring the town on your own)
  • Escorted group to ensure your safety
  • No Packing / Unpacking during your stay in Pamplona or Olite
  • All Meals included, sight seeing included
  • Unmatched pre-planned experiences and free time for you to enjoy
  • Suitable for most ages. Our last trip had guests from 12 years old to 80 years old
  • Watch first hand and enjoy the experience that everyone talks about!

Itinerary


This tour departs on Thursday, July 5, 2018.

Cities Covered : Barcelona ,  Pamplona ,  Olite

Thursday :July 5, 2018

Our tour starts this morning in Barcelona, where we meet to travel to Pamplona by a Renfe Train. Upon arrival guests are transferred to Olite check into hotel and freshen up before heading into Pamplona. We will have lunch at a historic restaurant followed by a guided walking tour of the city to familiarize ourselves various meeting points and activities in the main areas of town. Our group leader will give other important information about what to expect and other aspects of safety during the stay in Pamplona.

Dinner will be served at a traditional restaurant in Pamplona followed by a transfer to Olite for overnight.

Included: 

  • Renfe train ticket from Barcelona to Pamplona
  • Lunch in historic restaurant in Pamplona 
  • Guided walking tour of Pamplona
  • Dinner in Pamplona
  • Transfer from Pamplona to Olite by luxury coach
  • Overnight at historic Olite Parador or similar

*** Upgrade available for guests wishing to stay overnight in Pamplona

Accommodation : PARADOR DE OLITE,Olite or similiar
Cities Covered : Olite ,  Pamplona

Friday: July 6, 2018

After breakfast we transfer from Olite and make our way to the main square of Pamplona to experience what we have mostly seen on TV and in videos. Watch from a close by balcony as the "Txupinazo" is launched to mark the opening ceremonies for San Fermin in Pamplona. We have reserved VIP balconies in the heart of town to view the launch of San Fermin festival.

There are a lot of activities throughout the day that will keep you busy. You can choose to participate in optional activities or explore the town on your own. Lunch will be served at a traditional restaurant in Pamplona. 

In the evening, guests will have the option to watch a bullfight from horseback in the famous bullring of Pamplona. For the guests not interested in the bullfight, our guides will recommend many other local activities to take part in during San Fermin. 

Following a full day of festivities, we will transfer to Olite for a delicious group dinner and overnight.

Included: 

  • Balcony viewing of the San Fermin opening ceremonies
  • Lunch in Pamplona
  • Guided visit to Pamplona with optional activities (Tickets to be requested at the time of booking the tour - subject to availability)
  • Group dinner in Olite
  • Overnight at historic Olite Parador or similar

*** Upgrade available for guests wishing to stay overnight in Pamplona

Accommodation : PARADOR DE OLITE,Olite or similiar
Cities Covered : Olite ,  Pamplona

Saturday: July 7, 2018

This morning we make our way to the reserved spots in Pamplona to watch the inaugural run of Running of the Bulls followed by a breakfast in the area. We will watch the thrill seekers run along side Spanish bulls through the narrow streets of Pamplona from a low level balcony. 

We leave the city of Pamplona and travel to La Rioja region. Here we will have lunch and vineyard tour with wine tasting.  

We will return back to Olite where guests can choose to relax on their own or return to Pamplona for optional activities.

Included: 

  • Balcony viewing of the Running of the Bulls
  • Tour and lunch at winery in Spain's famous La Rioja region
  • Breakfast and dinner in Olite
  • Optional Activities in Pamplona
  • Overnight at historic Olite Parador or similar

*** Upgrade available for guests wishing to stay overnight in Pamplona

Accommodation : PARADOR DE OLITE,Olite or similiar
Cities Covered : Olite ,  Pamplona

Sunday: July 8, 2018

After breakfast and an early morning transfer, we make our way to the bullring in Pamplona to experience the many bulls and the thrill-seeking runners entering the ring. 

The afternoon is free with arrangements made for lunch. In the evening the guests may choose to watch another bullfight (optional) at the bullring or spend the evening enjoying various activities in the city on their own.

Dinner will be served at the cloister of the Pamplona cathedral followed by a transfer to Olite for overnight.

Included: 

  • Watch the Running of the Bulls from the bullring in Pamplona
  • Visit to Pamplona with optional activities
  • Goodbye dinner at the cathedral in Pamplona
  • Overnight at historic Olite Parador or similar

*** Upgrade available for guests wishing to stay overnight in Pamplona

Accommodation : PARADOR DE OLITE,Olite or similiar
Cities Covered : Pamplona ,  Madrid

Monday: July 9, 2018 

This morning we will watch the Running of the Bulls from a low-level balcony in the city center of Pamplona. 

After the bullrun, we will leave the San Fermin celebrations behind and travel to Madrid where our tour will end. 

For guests interested in traveling to other destinations like Bilbao or San Sebastian or to Barcelona, we can make arrangements upon request.

Included: 

  • Watch the Running of the Bulls from low-level balcony in Pamplona historic city center
  • Renfe train ticket form Pamplona to Madrid

 


Departure Dates and Rates

Departures
Jul 20185

All Rates in EUR per person including ALL taxes and surcharges. Your reservation will be processed in US$ at the exchange rate upon booking.

ClassDatesSingle RateDouble RateTriple Rate
Luxury
For departure July 5,2018 EUR 4,100 EUR 3,895 N/A

Your tour price includes:

  • 2 Renfe train tickets (From Barcelona to Pamplona and from Pamplona to Madrid)
  • 4 night of accommodation in Olite
  • Daily breakfast 
  • Lunch and dinner for 4 nights
  • Beverages, including wine, and coffee at meal times
  • Guided excursions in a luxury coach as per the itinerary
  • Taxes and fees not specified as "excluded"

Your tour price excludes:

  • Domestic or international airfare
  • Travel insurance or visa fees
  • Items of a personal nature, such as laundry and souvenirs
  • Any additional hotel accommodations pre- or post-tour
  • Any items not specifically mentioned as "included"
Terms and Conditions

PAYMENT TERMS:
25% of total tour cost due at the time of booking
75% or balance no later than 125 days prior to tour departure date

CANCELLATION FEES:

Up to 30 days before departure: refund less 15% of official price.

Between 30 and 15 days : refund less 25% of the total.

Between 14 and 5 days: refund less 50% of the total.

Between 4 and 1 day(s): refund less 80% of the total.

Less than 24 hours or failure to turn up:  No refund, 100% of the total is payable.

 

Cancellations should be intimated by FAX to the corporate office in Princeton NJ.

The above times are based on Spain time. In order to provide enough time for processing cancellation, guests  need to add 3 business days to the above timeframes. An administration fees of 15% on any monies paid by the client will be charged prior to refund.  

 

We strongly recommend purchasing travel insurance to cover the losses incurred in case of cancellation. For information on available plans or to purchase travel insurance, please visit www.palacetours.com/insurance.





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