Where: Pamplona, Spain
Province: Pamplona is the Capital of the Province of Navarra.
When: The Fiesta of San Fermin runs from July 7-14.
Fiesta of San Fermin Quick Guide
- The bulls run every morning a 8 am from July 7-14. They don't run on the first day of the festival
- Saint Fermin is the saint of bakers, wine, and wineskins. He's definitely my friend and worth celebrating.
- You can't run if you're drunk or under 18
The best resource guide to the running of the bulls, including traditions, tips, and a rundown of the course, is found at About Spain for Visitors Pamplona Bull Run - San Fermin Festival
Hotels in Pamplona
If you can't find a place, remember that there are other similar festivals nearby Pamplona.
Getting to Pamplona
You can get there easily with a car, or slower and less conveniently by bus or train. There's an airport 7 km away at Noain, but it's small and not an international airport. See Fodors for details on transportation in the region.
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