Pamplona's San Fermin - 6 Day Coach Tour - ex London
Our excellent value 6-day tour departs on the 4th July giving you a full day in Spain to get into the San Fermin spirit before the opening ceremony on the 6th. It includes the first two Running of the Bulls. Also included are our Pamps parties at our at our fabulous Ezcaba camp - the closest to Pamplona.
Day 1 - Wednesday 4 July 2018
Check in between 11am - 11:15am for the 11:30am departure to Dover. We depart from Victoria Embankment, besides the Thames River, just up from Embankment tube station. We drive to Dover and cross on the ferry to Calais. Once in France we take a leisurely drive south, through the Loire Valley towards sunny Spain. All our coaches are full executive, complete with stereo, video and toilet.
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Day 2 - Thursday 5 July 2018
Arrive and Pre-Pamps Party
We enter Spain after dawn. Climb the Basque Pyrenees and then drive around Pamplona onto our base at our fabulous Ezcaba camp - the closest to Pamplona - arriving late morning.
There's no need to worry about putting up your tents, as they'll be up when you arrive. After arriving you have the day free to work on the suntan by the pool and get into the fiesta spirit or head into Pamplona for a pre fiesta tour.
Being at the closest camp to Pamplona - just 7km from the city centre - we offer Pamplona orientation tours this afternoon from noon. Your PP guide will walk you through the centre of the old town, show you where to be for the opening ceremony and also walk you the entire route of the bull run.
This evening the real action starts with the huge annual Pre Pamps Party at Ezcaba. Live music from the camp's party stage. It is a great way to begin the party of your life.
Day 3 - Friday 6 July 2018
San Fermin Opening Day!
Now the serious fun starts! After breakfast we transfer you into Pamplona with plenty of time to get your position for amazing opening ceremony. The party atmosphere in Pamplona this afternoon is truly incredible and you'll be right in the middle of it!! At noon the rocket goes off to signal the start of the fiesta of San Fermin - and what follows is truly amazing. We provide a choice of free shuttles departures from Pamplona back to the camp later in the afternoon where the Ezcaba camp party continues: DJ will be pumping music beside the bar and pool, then the live music returns to the stage and plays till late.......
PP also offer more evening shuttle services from camp to Pamplona and back this evening.
Day 4 - Saturday 7 July 2018
First Running of the Bulls and Pamplona party night
Feeling brave? You'll need to be because at dawn our coaches roll into town for the first running - as always - at 8am on the 7th of the 7th. After the run you can choose to head back to camp to recover in the sun by the pool or continue to party in town all day. We offer continental breakfast back at the camp - and you can have as much as you like! PP shuttles will operate again until late in the evening - ensuring yet another big night. Maybe do an all-nighter.... party through the night and coaches will be back the next morning to return you to camp after the run.
Day 5 - Sunday 8 July 2018
Running of the Bulls - depart for London
Here we go again. Up early for another bash at those bulls. Maybe you're a little weary - well relax and have a final dip in the camp's pool. We depart early afternoon to drive back over the Pyrenees and up through France.
Day 6 - Monday 9 July 2018
Back to London
We catch a morning ferry from Calais back to Dover then onto London, arriving early afternoon at Embankment.
Please note that as this information and itinerary is subject to change when circumstances beyond our control require change.