Hotel Occidental Europa

Espoz Y Mina 11, Pamplona, Navarra, 31001, Spain and Canary Islands | Hotel
Prices starting from $97.00

Travel Blogs from Pamplona

The road to Pamplona: no running of the bulls here

A travel blog entry by kymmurphy on May 07, 2014

12 comments, 40 photos

The first things I find out when I travel anywhere is where I can eat, get some water and use a toilet. I don't think I'm asking too much, afterall they're pretty standard human needs. So the first day out from St Jean was an interesting one with only one toilet at Orisson, 8kms from our start point, and nothing for the next 17kms....need I say …

Hats off to the bull.

A travel blog entry by dresalazar


... 30. I was dressed in all white with a red scarf tied around my wrist - tradition says you're not supposed to put it around your neck until the festival officially starts at noon.

I saw the bus in the distance and sprinted to it, the bus driver laughing and letting me go on without paying the fare. Okay. I made it. Now let's go let's go let's go.

As we got in closer to the city, crowds of people packed into the bus dressed in the typical ...

Barcelona and Pamplona

A travel blog entry by chrisandstace


... afternoon having a few drinks before heading into the old town to check things out. The following day was the opening ceremony which was just an amazing experience, we packed into the town square and along with thousands of others, all dressed in the white and red, went a little bit silly. In the space of ten minutes we were all purple covered in Sangria and god knows what else, as it seemed a custom to waste more than you drank. We met up with all the boys from ...

Running of the bulls - San fermin

A travel blog entry by annap23


... it was filled with both excitement, fear and the uncertainly of who you actually felt sorry for, the people being pummelled or the bulls. We watched 2 bull runs from the bull ring and witnessed at least 2 people being knocked out cold and getting dragged out of the arena (1 was rumoured to have been killed but luckily was just hear say) a bull break its neck and another one go rouge and run the opposite way towards the general public and then get shot. ...

Basquing in Rioja

A travel blog entry by bruceandanne


... also for the generation of electricity. Spain appears to have been heavily investing in alternative renewable electricity generation.

Ahhh – the sound as we enter the wine province of La Rioja and our destination of the village of Elciego. We came here not just for the wine but also to visit the Marques de Riscal Winery and the hotel on the winery that was designed by Frank Gehry (designer of ...

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    TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Occidental Europa Pamplona

    Reviewed by heidi.saxarra

    My hotel

    Reviewed May 9, 2013
    by (12 reviews) Newcastle , Australia Flag of Australia

    Once I got to the right hotel it was great!

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    TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Occidental Europa Pamplona

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent