The Running of the Bulls in Pamplona is one of the most famous annual events in the world. It is popular with both locals and people visiting Spain, all of whom dress in the customary white and red for the festivities. Visiting the city for the event is most definitely an experience of a lifetime.
The Running of the Bulls 2014 dates are July 6 to 14, 2014. The event takes place on the same days every year, so it’s easy to remember.
The encierro, as it is called in Spanish, is part of the larger Festival de San Fermin that is celebrated annually in Pamplona.
The Running of the Bulls takes place each morning at 8am from July 7 to 14, and is restricted to participants over 18 years of age. The course goes through the streets of Pamplona and ends in the bull ring in the city. The route is fenced in so that the bulls do not escape into the city.
The Running of the Bulls in Pamplona only lasts for a few minutes, but it is the highlight of the Festival de San Fermin.
Taking the metro from Madrid Airport to the Madrid city center is a quick and convenient way to get into the city when your flight arrives.
Terminals 2 and 4 in Madrid Airport have metro stations from which line 8 runs into the city center.
The metro runs throughout the day from 6:00am to 2:00am, so even if your flight arrives early in the morning or late at night you can take the metro into the city.
Metro tickets cost 5 euros and can be purchased at the ticket office or machines at the airport before you travel.
The metro from Madrid Airport to the Madrid city center takes 12 minutes to reach the end of the line in the heart of Madrid. From there you can change to other metro lines or buses to get to your accommodation or another location.