Travelling on the Al Andalus train is like going back in time. Conceived from the start as an exponent of elegance and comfort, its magnificent lounge carriages and its comfortable suites take passengers back to the Golden Age of the foxtrot and sophistication of the Belle Époque. Being a guest on the Al Andalus train is like living in an authentic palace on wheels, in which you will enjoy the constant attention of our crew, the elegance and comfort of a luxurious train to seize every moment and every destination.
Day 1: Seville - Jerez
Meet at the departure point in Seville at 10.30am. Visit the capital of Andalusia, boasting the most extensive historic city centre in Spain. After having lunch at the hotel, we will enjoy a sightseeing tour of the city and cross the famous Plaza de España before boarding the Tren Al Andalus. Welcome cocktail onboard, presentation of the crew and accommodation in the suites. Dinner on board as we head to Jerez. (L,D)
Day 2: Jerez
Just as every day, we begin today with a delicious buffet and a la carte breakfast. Then we will visit a wine cellar in Jerez and enjoy the show “How the Andalusian horses dance”, famous equestrian ballet with Spanish music. Lunch in Sanlúcar de Barrameda overlooking the salt marshes of Doñana National Park, from where our luxury coach will take us back to Jerez de la Frontera. Back on the train and dinner onboard. Overnight in Jerez. (B,L,D)
Day 3: Jerez - Cádiz - Ronda
Our bus will take us to Cádiz, popularly known as “Small silver cup” and considered one of the oldest cities in Europe. Tour and free time to venture on our own into the charm of Cádiz. Lunch and journey on our Tren Al Andalus heading to the stunning city of Ronda, where we will have dinner and stay the night. (B,L,D)
Day 4: Ronda - Granada
Tour of Ronda and its breathtaking location, set on a plateau cut by the deep gorge Tajo de Ronda, through which river Guadalevín runs. Free time before lunch and trip to Granada, a city nestled on the foothills of Sierra Nevada. Dinner and overnight in Granada. (B,L,D)
Day 5: Granada
We will spend the morning touring the Alhambra, the most visited monument in Spain, a rich palace complex that housed the Nasrid rulers from the Kingdom of Granada. After lunch we will have free time to visit this city. As the night falls, the whole town is wrapped in a magic spell that you will enjoy over dinner. Night in Granada. (B,L,D)
Day 6: Granada - Linares/Baeza - Córdoba
Morning journey on the Al Andalus to station of Linares-Baeza, from where our coach will take us to visit the Renaissance towns of Úbeda and Baeza, both listed as World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. After lunch, we will return to the train to begin our journey to Córdoba. Dinner and overnight in Córdoba. (B,L,D)
Day 7: Córdoba - Seville
After enjoying our last breakfast onboard, we will visit the former capital of the emirate and the medieval caliphate of Al Andalus, once the largest, most educated and opulent city in Western Europe. Back at the train to enjoy our last lunch while Tren Al Andalus takes us to our final destination, Seville, where the journey ends. (B,L)
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Valid for travel: 23 April 2018 - 22 October 2018
Deal Ends: 31 Oct 2017, unless sold out prior. Availability is limited.
2018 tours depart on selected travel dates:
Deluxe Class from $1440* per person twin share
6 days/5 nights Madrid - Seville, 4 days/3 nights Seville - Granada and Granada - Seville also available
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