Opening Ceremonies Package: Golf Course (Superior)

$2,581.27$5,561.65

This superior package features luxe accommodations at the Hotel Castillo de Gorraiz Golf & Spa, as well as access to our Closing Ceremonies Premium Balcony, Running of the Bulls balcony spot, premium bullfight seats and other bonuses! Indulge in stunning views from this deluxe resort where you can unwind with a soothing massage at the on-site spa. A free 24-hour shuttle gets you to and from Pamplona city center in only 15 minutes. Guests also receive one Starter Kit, which includes an Authentic 1591™ T-Shirt, Bandana, Sash & Documentary DVD.

Arrival Date: July 5th.
Departure Date: July 8th.

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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.

July 5:

  • Private Airport Transfer or Train Station Transfer based on your arrival
  • 2:00 p.m. – Hotel Check-in: Hotel Castillo de Gorraiz Golf & Spa
  • 6:45 p.m. – Welcome Tapas & Cathedral Tour

July 6:

  • 10:00 a.m. – Txupinazo Opening Ceremonies Balcony Spot overlooking Plaza Consistorial
  • 6:30 p.m. – Bullfight (Tendido Shade section) at Plaza de Toros

July 7:

  • 7:00 a.m. – Superior Running of the Bulls Balcony
  • 3:00 p.m. – Bull Run Tour with an Expert Runner
  • 8:00 p.m. – Cuadrilla Dinner & Fireworks

July 8:

  • Noon – Hotel Check-out: Hotel Castillo de Gorraiz Golf & Spa
  • Private Airport Transfer or Train Station Transfer based on your departure

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
Flight/train number
Flight/train time
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.

Based on your completed purchase, RunningoftheBulls.com makes a commitment to providers in Pamplona, Spain. Because our suppliers are very firm about cancellations, we must be as well. Our ability to refund your purchase is based on the probability that we are able to resell your reservation to another party and, therefore, depends on the timing of your cancellation. When purchasing from RunningoftheBulls.com, you acknowledge that you have read and agree to the following cancellation policy for the Balcony Reservations, Bullfight Tickets, Opening Ceremonies, Restaurants, Afternoon Tapas, Cuadrilla Dinner & Fireworks, Transfers, and Tours:

Before April 1st: 75% Refund of booking
April 1st to May 1st: 50% Refund of booking
May 2nd to June 1st: 25% Refund of booking
After June 2nd: No Refund

If you are concerned about a cancellation, you may consider purchasing travel insurance to cover potential losses.

Hotel policies are subject to change without notice.