Sanfermines, one of the world's most famous festivals, is a combination of two major events. The Fiesta de San Fermín is in commemoration of Pamplona's patron saint and a celebration of the cities rich cultural history. The Feria del Toro, the Festival of the Bull, is a tradition dating back hundreds of years and includes the legendary “Running of the Bulls”, the encierro”, which was first introduced to the world in Ernest Hemingway’s classic 1926 novel, The Sun Also Rises (Fiesta).
Pamplona, Navarra, Spain., April 3, 2014 - (PressReleasePoint) -
Sanfermín Tours announces special 4-day/3-night VIP Program for the opening days of the Fiesta de San Fermín and the running of the bulls in Pamplona, Spain for 2014.
Experience one of the world's most famous festivals from the inside.
Sanfermín Tours, in association with Peña Seattle de Sanfermines, one of 16 officially recognized foreign Peñas in Pamplona, offers it's clients the chance to watch the start of another exciting celebration from the comfort of a private balcony overlooking the Town Hall Square, or join the crowd for the opening ceremony and experience the chupinazo first hand. The fiesta begins at noon on the 6th of July with the opening ceremony, the firing of the rockets, “el chupinazo” in the Town Hall Square, and ends at midnight of the 14th of July with the "pobre de mi,” the candlelight ceremony, which marks the beginning of the countdown to Sanfermín 2015.
VIP Program includes:
5 July - Transfer from Pamplona's airport or train station to the hotel in the city center or old quarter
5 July - Pañuelo (red bandana) from Peña Seattle will be waiting at the hotel
6 July - Enjoy the opening ceremony from a private balcony in the town hall square
6 July - Special celebration lunch of traditional Navarran cuisine
6 July - Enjoy the pintxos and fireworks program in the evening
7 July - Balcony reservations for the first encierro followed by a special breakfast
7 July - City tour - join the Procession of San Fermín as it moves through the city
8 July - Balcony reservations for the second running of the bulls w/breakfast
8 July - Check out by noon to continue with the adventure in Spain, Portugal or France
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