Once in a lifetime experience! Join the essentials tour of San Fermin's Running of the Bulls and witness one of the most popular festivals in Spain.
4 days of San Fermin Highlights:
Arrive on your own to the selected accommodation
Enjoy a Sightseeing tour of Pamplona.
Welcome Tapas Dinner at a typical restaurant
Return to the hotel for the night.
Luxury Class Included
VIP Class Included
**The opening ceremony will take place in Plaza Consistorial located right outside of City Hall. During the opening Ceremony expect to dress in all white and have a red handkerchief to tie around your neck at noon.**
Breakfast at the hotel.
At 8:30 am we will meet at our designated meeting point, together we will make our way to the main square of Pamplona to experience what we have only seen on TV and in videos.
VIP Class: We have reserved VIP balconies in the heart of town to view the launch of San Fermin festival. Watch from our VIP balcony and enjoy a glass of champagne as the "Txupinazo" is launched to mark the opening ceremonies for San Fermin in Pamplona.
Luxury Class: You will join the excitement in the Plaza Consistorial to celebrate the commencement of the festival. After the sound of the firecracker goes off at noon, be ready to go bananas in celebration and tie your red handkerchief around your neck. The streets will be full of people drinking sangria and partying all day.
The party will continue throughout the day. Free time to enjoy various activities.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. For more information on optional activities contact us at (786)408-0610
In the evening we will meet at the designated area to continue to our roof top view of the Firework show.
End of Program. Return to the Hotel for the night or continue celebrating.
Breakfast at the Hotel
This morning we will make our way to the reserved spots in Pamplona to watch the inaugural run of Running of the Bulls. We will watch the thrill seekers run along side Spanish bulls through the narrow streets of Pamplona from a low level balcony located at dead man's corner.
You have the remaining of the day to relax or participate in optional activities. For more information on optional activities contact us at (786)408-0610
After breakfast - Checkout.
The afternoon is free. In the evening the guests may choose to watch a bullfight (optional) at the bullring or spend the evening enjoying various activities in the city on their own.For more information on optional activities contact us at (786)408-0610
VIP Class - Your tour price includes:
Luxury Class - Your tour price includes:
Luxury Class & VIP - Your tour price excludes:
40% of total tour cost due at the time of booking
60% or balance no later than 90 days prior to tour departure date
Cancellations should be intitiated by FAX to the corporate office in Miami, FL
The above times are based on local time of the destination where the tour is provided. 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 to be refunded to 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.
What is the difference between VIP class and Luxury class?
VIP tour includes a view from a balcony during the Opening ceremony.This option is more relaxed with a panoramic view of ceremony.Includes a glass of champagne
Luxury class is will be in the crowd during the opening ceremony. This option will require you to stand for minimum 2 hrs and is more interactive ceremonial experience
Is this trip suitable for seniors?
Yes. Our luxury tours in Spain are particularly popular among tourists over the age of 50. In recent years, younger clientele are becoming increasingly represented on the tours as well.
As we expect the majority of passengers to be over 50, we have designed the tour to include activities and accommodations best suited for our guests as well as to provide upscale service throughout the trip.
What about young adults?
In the past we have had families with teenage children go on this tour and have received positive feedback. There are many interesting things to do as a family throughout the trip.
What about children?
Children are permitted on the tour, however we typically do not receive bookings for families traveling with young children. As each child is different, we leave it up to the parents to decide if this type of trip would be of interest to their child.
When / how soon should I book?
We recommend booking as soon as possible if you have strong preferences for room type. If this tour is something that you are interested in, we suggest reserving your spot now, as it is likely to sell out quickly.
Is this tour wheelchair acceptable?
Up to 2/3 wheelchairs can be made available upon special request for guests with difficulties walking or who tire easily and would like a wheelchair during off train excursions. A certain degree of mobility is expected for guests to fully enjoy the tour. Please let us know at the time of booking if you would like to request a wheelchair for use during excursions.
What is the weather like?
Spain experiences a mild oceanic climate, with not too many extreme temperatures. July tends to be a warm month. Please bring along a light jacket or for chilly evenings, and sun protection for warm afternoons.
Is there an option to attend a bullfight?
Yes, there are multiple opportunities to view a bullfight on this tour. Bullfights are completely optional and entrance tickets are not included in the cost of the tour. Guests can expect to pay about 200 Euro per ticket for low level seats. Please let us know at the time of booking if you would like to attend a bullfight, so we can make reservations accordingly.
For people not interested in watching a bullfight, what other activities are available?
We understand and respect our guests’ decision to either attend or not attend bullfights. Other optional activities will be made available such as cooking classes or visits to the wine country. These activities will be based on the requests and interests of our guests and will be available about 3 months prior to the start date of the tour. Please let us know at the time of booking if you have a particular interest or idea for an activity.
Guest also have the option to enjoy Pamplona and the San Fermin festivities on their as well.
How much should I expect to tip?
Tipping is not mandatory, and is left to the sole discretion of the traveler. This is a decision that should be made based on your enjoyment of the journey and the service.
What are the passport/visa requirements for travel to Spain?
Please ensure that your passport has at least three blank pages and that it is valid for at least six months beyond your departure date from Spain. Please check with your local embassy regarding visa requirements.
When should I plan to arrive?
The meeting time for the tour is in the morning. Full instructions will be printed on your travel voucher. We recommend arriving at least 1 day prior to your tour so that you may acclimate and relax prior to embarking on your exciting journey.
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