In Pamplona, the San Fermin Festival literally opens with a bang! The Txupinazo Opening Ceremonies, officially opened by Pamplona’s mayor, features rockets, the raising of panuelos and other exciting revelries. It is also the signal to the masses of partygoers that they may officially tie their red scarves around their necks.
Dive into the mayhem with our Golf Resort Opening Ceremonies Package featuring modern accommodations at the Hotel Castillo de Gorraiz Gold & Spa as well as spots on a Running of the Bulls balcony, Superior bullfight seats and much more! This hotel provides stunning views, luxurious rooms, with a spa and golf course. A free 24-hour shuttle gets you to and from city center in only 15 minutes.
Each guest also receives a Starter Kit, which includes an Authentic 1591™ T-Shirt, Bandana, Sash & Documentary DVD.
Arrival Date: July 5th.
Departure Date: July 8th.
This package includes:
3-Night Hotel Stay: The Castillo de Gorraiz, a 4-star boutique hotel, combines the tranquillity of its setting with elegance and sophistication. If your desire is to enjoy the Running of the Bulls but also relax, this is the place for you. The hotel, only a 13 minute drive from Pamplona’s city center, offers an outstanding spa and an 18-hole golf course. The hotel provides free shuttles to and from the Old City 24-hours a day.
Arrival and Departure Transfers*: To help you get started the right way, we offer private door-to-door transfer service. This package includes one arrival transfer and one departure transfer between the Pamplona airport or train station and your hotel. If your flight is delayed, our driver will be standing by awaiting your arrival.
Welcome Tapas & Cathedral Tour: Although Pamplona is considered a small town, it fills with people during the San Fermin Festival. On July 5th, we celebrate our guests’ arrival with our Welcome Tapas at Pamplona’s Cathedral, which includes a private tour of the Cathedral from a local guide followed by a refreshing selection of wines and tapas.
Txupinaxo Opening Ceremonies: Feel the energy of the Txupinaxo Opening Ceremonies from a Superior balcony spot overlooking the Plaza Consistorial. Enjoy the hospitality of a local resident including tapas and wine as the city officially opens the San Fermin festival.
Inaugural Running of the Bulls Balcony: Especially for our VIP clients, we reserve a Superior balcony for the inaugural Bull Run on July 7th. Enjoy a spectacular view of the bulls and runners from the safety of a balcony overlooking the route.
Bullfight Tickets: You receive Superior seats in the Plaza de Toros located in the Tendido (lower) decks and in the Shade. This section is the choice of more serious spectators and far from the food fights of the Andanada Sun section.
Cuadrilla Dinner & Fireworks**: We’re hosting our own Cuadrilla dinner at with good company and long tables at the Baluarte Arts Center. Our exclusive menu with free flowing wine is full of flavor and tradition. After a great dinner, you gain access to the Baluarte’s rooftop terrace for a spectacular view of Pamplona’s nightly fireworks show, set off right next door at Citadel Park.
Bull Run Route Tour with Expert Runner: Learn bull running strategy from one of the best, and get as close as possible to the reality of being a bull runner. Our Encierro tour is hosted by Dennis Clancey, expert bull runner and Director of the documentary movie, Chasing Red (Sponsored by Running of the Bulls, Inc.).
Each guest also receives one Starter Kit, which includes an Authentic 1591™ T-Shirt, Bandana, Sash and Running of the Bulls documentary DVD.
Please Note: The 2 Person Package Price includes housing and all events for two people in a double room. The 3 Person Package Price includes housing and all events for three people in a triple room.
*Transfers: In order to book a Pamplona Airport or Train Station Transfer, we will need your arrival and/or departure information. After booking, we will ask you to email us with the following information by June 30th. Children: Please also inform us at the time of booking if you will have infants or small children in your group so that we may provide the proper car seats.
Arrival/departure airport or station
Pickup or Drop-off Address in Pamplona
Mobile number (in case of emergency)
**Cuadrilla Dinner and Fireworks: Please note that the Baluarte does not permit children under 12 on the rooftop terrace for the fireworks. If you are traveling with young children, please contact us for a custom version of the quote with dinner-only option.
Your Smartphone App
A few months before the festival, you will receive an email invitation to download our Trip Plans app. This app will give you access to your live itinerary, including addresses of your events and contact information for our office in Pamplona. You will even be able to message us in the app during the festival.