Encierros – traditional bulls round-up

DEPARTURE Portillo
ARRIVAL Portillo
DURATIÓN 5 days – 4 nights – 3 riding days
Nº PAX PER GROUP 6 to 9 pax.
ACCOMODATION Casa Rural
TIME OF THE YEAR September
DIFFICULTY LEVEL High
LANDSCAPE RATING High
CULTURAL EXPERIENCE RATING High
INCLUDED
Hotel, breakfast and dinner Guide and minibus transfer
Single/double rooms Picnic lunch
Liability insurance Traditional Spanish saddle: Silla vaquera
Experienced Spanish and Spanish mix trail horses

This is 5 days riding holiday consisting of Encierros activity (bulls round up) and trails. This is exclusive possibility to participate in once-a-year traditional equestrian event. Picnic lunch in the lap of nature.

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Day 1

Transfer Madrid – Portillo.
Pick up and transfer from Madrid Barajas (MAD) airport to Portillo, accommodation in Casa Rural (stylish rural hotel) “El Alboroque”, dinner and ride introduction.
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Day 2

Portillo – Pinares de Portillo – Portillo.

We begin our adventure from first round up in the big field where we will have chance to observe the most proud Spanish riders working. Bulls are being released from the round-pen at 10 am and lead to the village for around 2, 5 hours. When the bulls are on place we can have a lunch break in the nature and after siesta ride to Pinares de Portillo. Diner and overnight in  “El Alboroque”

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Day 3

Portillo – Traspinedo – Portillo.

Second day begins with the Encierros activity from 10 am to 12.30 and afterwards we ride to Traspinedo, the village famous for traditional lamb dish called “Lechazo” where we can relax eating delicious Spanish dishes and drinking fine wine. Diner and overnight in Casa Rural “El Alboroque” .

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Day 4

Portillo – Ermita Compasco – Portillo.
Now comfortable around bulls we can easily start our last day with Encierros followed by trail ride to 15th century Ermita de Compasco. We will have a picnic in this beautiful setting, surrounded by a natural and leisure unparalleled space (awarded two important environmental awards in 2003 and 2004), held two mass processions in honor of the Virgin every year. Diner and overnight in Casa Rural “El Alboroque”.
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Day 5

Transfer to the airport.
After breakfast and farewell; transfer back to Madrid Barajas airport – MAD

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