Friday, October 31, 2014

Exclusive Packages for the Running of the Bulls 2015

Experience the Fiesta de San Fermín and the Running of the Bulls in 2015 with Sanfermín Tours and Peña Seattle!



4 days / 3 nights - Arriving 5, 6 or 7 July 2015
City Center:
4-star hotel - Basic Packages starting at €999,98 EUR/person, standard double room, double occupancy
Old Quarter:
4-star hotel - Basic Packages starting at €1.799,98 EUR/person, stabdard double room, doubleoccupancy
What’s Included:
  • Pañuelo and festival shirt from Peña Seattle de Sanfermines
  • VIP balcony reservations for the encierro, the running of the bulls (on one morning)
  • Special breakfast following the running
  • Breakfast at the hotel on two mornings

Single and Triple occupancy packages are available for the Basic Program in our city center hotel.

CONTACT US FOR PRICING AND AVAILABILITY:  info@iberiantraveler.com


4 days / 3 nights - Arriving 5, 6 or 7 July 2015
City Center:
4-star hotel - Standard Packages starting at €1.374,98 EUR/person, standard double room, double occupancy
Old Quarter:4-star hotel - Standard Packages starting at €2.149,98 EUR/person, standard double room, double occupancy
4-star luxury hotel - Standard Packages starting at €2.649,98 EUR/person, standard double room, double occupancy
What’s Included:
  • Transfer from Pamplona's airport or train station to the hotel.
  • Pañuelo and festival shirt from Peña Seattle de Sanfermines
  • Special Pintxos and Fireworks Program (one night)
  • VIP balcony reservations for the encierro, the running of the bulls (2 days)
  • Special breakfast following the running
  • Breakfast at the hotel on your day of departure

Single and Triple occupancy packages are available for the Standard Program in our city center hotel.  Quad occupancy packages available on a limited basis (family with two children).

CONTACT US FOR PRICING AND AVAILABILITY:  info@iberiantraveler.com


Special VIP Program for the opening ceremony - “el chupinazo"
VIP PROGRAM
4 days / 3 nights - Arriving 5 July 2015
City Center:
4-star hotel - VIP Packages starting at €2.049,98 EUR/person, standard double room, double occupancy

Old Quarter:
4-star hotel -
VIP Packages starting at €2.624,98 EUR/person, standard double room, double occupancy
4-star luxury hotel - VIP Pacakges starting at €3.249,98 EUR/person, standard double room, double occupancy
What’s Included:
  • 5 July - Transfer from Pamplona's airport or train station to your hotel
  • 5 July - Pañuelo and festival shirt from Peña Seattle de Sanfermines
  •  6 July - Breakfast at the hotel
  • 6 July - Experience the opening ceremony from the comfort of a private balcony in the town hall square
  • 6 July - Special Celebration Lunch of traditional Navarran cuisine
  • 6 July - Special Pintxos and Fireworks Program
  • 7 July - VIP balcony reservations for the first encierro
  • 7 July - Spacial breakfast following the running.
  • 7 July - City Tour and a chance to join the Procession of San Fermín
  • 8 July - VIP balcony reservations for the second encierro
  • 8 July - Special breakfast following the second running
  • 8 July - Check out by noon, continue your adventure in Spain, Portugal or France

Single and Triple occupancy packages are available for the Standard Program in our city center hotel.  Quad occupancy packages available on a limited basis (family with two children).

CONTACT US FOR COMPLETE PRICING AND AVAILABILITY:  info@iberiantraveler.com

Additional Basic and Standard Packages are available beginning on the 8th of July with a 2-night minimun stay.


Running with the bulls along Calle Estafeta

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Wine And Gastronomy Tours For 2015


New Spain Wine and Gastronomy Tours

Rioja Castle











IberianTraveler and Maribel's Guides are offering a special series of exclusive food and wine tours in Spain's renowned wine producing regions of Navarra, the Rioja and Ribera del Duero.  Tours are available from early March through late November.
The wine and gastronomy packages include 2, 3 & 5-day guided tours of Navarra, the Rioja (Alta & Alavesa) and the Ribera del Duero plus a special 7-day guided tour combining the Rioja and Navarra, finishing the week long event in the Basque country’s dynamic city of Bilbao.
These exclusive guided tours are offered as chauffeured or self-drive. Chauffeured tours can originate in Bilbao, San Sebastian-Donostia, Pamplona, Madrid or Barcelona.

Bodegas Pago de Larrainzar, Camino de la Corona, s/n, Ayegui (Navarra)    






Navarra Wine and Gastronomy Tours are based on staying at the Marriott 4-star hotel AC Ciudad de Pamplona, deluxe 4-star hotel Alma Pamplona, luxury 4-star boutique Palacio Guendulain or the luxury 5-star hotel GH La Perla in the center of Pamplona’s historic old quarter.
Options in Navarra include the cuisine of Michelin stared chef Koldo Rodero, the classic haute cuisine of head chef Javier Díaz Zalduendo of restaurant Alhambra and the creative cuisine of El Embrujo in Pamplona, the classic Navarran cuisine of chef Nicolás Jimenez of Restaurante Tubal in Tafalla and the cuisine of star chef Enrique Martínez at his Restaurant Maher in Cintruénigo.

Bodegas Viña Tondonia, Haro (Rioja Alta)    









Rioja Wine and Gastronomy Tours are based on staying at the 3-star Villa de Abalos, 4-star Villa de Laguardia, the 4-star luxury boutique Hotel Viura in the village of Villabuena de Álava, or the Frank Gehry designed 5-star Hotel Marqués de Riscal, a luxury spa hotel in Elciego, in the heart of the Rioja.
Dining options in the Rioja include the creative Riojan cuisine of chef Hector Oribe in Páganos, the modern Riojan cuisine of Juan Nales Rückaue at Las Duelas in Haro, the classic Riojan restaurant Ariño in Labastida and the cuisine of famed chef Francis Paniego, the first chef in the Rioja to be awarded a Michelin star. 
Bodegas Valduero, Carretera de Aranda s/n, Gumiel de Mercado (Burgos)    








Ribera del Duero Wine and Gastronomy Tours are based on staying at the 3-star Hotel/Restaurant Raiz in Roa, the 4-star Pesquera AF Hotel/Restaurant in Peñafiel and the luxury 5-star L’ Domaine, a Relais & Chateaux on the wine estate of Abadia Retuerta near Sardón de Duero.
In the Ribera del Duero, your dining options include the gourmet restaurant of L’ Domaine, roast lamb at El Lagar de Isilla or Mesón El Pastor in Aranda de Duero, Restaurante Molino de Palacios in Peñafiel.  Dine on roast lamb at Restaurante Raiz, Asadors Nazareno or Chuleta in Roa. Or try the accentuated regional cuisine at the Restaurant Luna Llena in the Pesquera AF Peñafiel.
Tours include regional cuisine and wines and are available for individuals and small groups of up to 12.
Contact Iberian Traveler – Maribel’s Guides for additional information on our exclusive wine and gastronomy tours in the Rioja, Navarra, the Basque country and the Ribera Del Duero.

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Contact Iberian Traveler to arrange a unique custom itinerary in Spain, Portugal or the south of France.





Experience the best of what Spain, Portugal and the south of France have to offer with an exclusive food and wine tour with VIP wine tastings, or with one of our unique cultural experiences...

Stay in elegant, luxury boutique hotels.  Enjoy VIP wine tasting at top wineries and experience the culinary creations of Spain, Portugal and France's most celebrated and innovative chefs.

Guided small group tours are available from March through November.  Guaranteed departure with a minimum of 4 (16 maximum)

Self-guided custom itineraries are available year around.



Iberian Traveler - Maribel's Guides
USA Tel: (206 364-6723  Mobile: (206) 861-9008  Email: info@iberiantraveler.com




Friday, June 6, 2014

The Cartel For Sanfermines 2014 Has Been Announced!

Saturday, 5 July at 20:00 (8:00 pm)
Novillos de "El Parralejo"
Novilleros: Borja Jeménez, Francisco José Espada, Posada de Maravillas

Sunday, 6 July
Toros de Carmen Lorenzo
Rejoneadors: Pablo Hermoso de Mendoza, Sergio Galán & Roberto Armendáriz

Monday, 7 July
Toros de Torrestrella
Matadors: Antonio Ferrera, Miguel Abellán & David Mora

Tuesday, 8 July
Toros de Dolores Aguirre
Matadors: Uceda Leal, Francisco Marco & Paulita

Wednesday, 9 July
Toros de Victoriano del Río
Matadors: Juan Josés Padilla, Iván Fandiño & Juan del Álamo

Thursday, 10 July
Toros de Garcigrande
Matadors: Juan Serrano "Finito de Córdoba", Julián López "El Juli" & Alejandro Talavante

Friday, 11 July
Toros de Jandilla
Matadors: Sebastián Castella, Miguel Ángel Pererae & Iván Fandiño

Saturday, 12 July
Toros de Fuente Ymbro
Matadors: Juan Josés PadillaDavid Mora & Jiménez Fortes

Sunday, 13 July
Toros de Adolfo Martín
Matadors: Diego Urdiales, Manuel Escribano & Alerto Aguilar

Monday, 14 July
Toros de Miura
Matadors: Javier Castaño, Luis Bolivar & Esaú Jacqueline Fermandez