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View of Seville at night

Al Andalus Rail Tour

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View of Seville at night
Travel in style across the Andalusia region aboard the luxurious Al Andalus train during this unforgettable, 8-day rail tour. Traverse through some of Spain’s most beautiful and diverse landscapes from Seville to Cordoba, before returning to Seville.
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Highlights

8-day panoramic journey from Seville to Seville

Free time to explore Cadiz

Tour of Seville, Granada & Cordoba

Visit a winery in Jerez

Experience Andalusian Dancing Horses, an equestrian ballet

Explore the cities of Úbeda & Baeza

Embark on a luxury rail journey aboard the classic Al Andalus train and discover the highlights of the Andalusia region. Start your trip in Seville, the charming capital of the region. It is known for its culture, Moorish landmarks and the birthplace of flamenco. Visit the city’s most renowned monuments including Plaza de España, Royal Alcazar of Seville, Seville Cathedral and La Giralda. Frome Seville, travel to Jerez, a city also known for flamenco and sherry production. Visit a winery and experience the “Andalusian Dancing Horses”, a famous equestrian ballet accompanied by Spanish music. Then, continue to Cadiz, one of the oldest inhabited cities in Western Europe. Explore the city’s main sights including Plaza de Mina, Plaza San Antonio, Cadiz Cathedral and Torre Tavira. From Cadiz, a hilltop village set atop a deep gorge. Enjoy a guided tour before you proceed to Granada. Dubbed as the “Moorish Jewel”, it is one of the most popular destinations mainly due to the impressive Alhambra. From Granada, board the train and travel to the Linares-Baeza train station. Visit the towns of Ubeda and Baeza, both of which are declared UNESCO World Heritage sites. Continue to Cordoba, your last stop before you return to Seville. It is also home to notable Moorish landmarks including the Mezquita or The Mosque-Cathedral of Cordoba and the Alcazar of Cordoba.

2020 Departure Dates
18 & 25 May; 1, 8 15 & 22 June; 7, 14, 21 & 28 September; 5, 12, 19 & 26 October

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Included

Accommodation in a Grand Class Room with en-suite bathroom
Daily breakfast & all meals as per itinerary (including wine, water, soft drinks & coffee)
Welcome drink and snack on arrival
Gala dinner at the end of trip
Activities on-board (live music and shows in the pub car)
Excursions and scheduled tours as per itinerary
Tickets to museums & monuments as per itinerary
Luxury coach that accompanies the train throughout the tour
Tour guide for the duration of the trip
Renfe train tickets with a 50% discount: one to the starting point and the other back from the end of the tourist trip
Free mineral water available in the cabin’s minibar
Daily newspapers and magazines
Traveling toiletries bag courtesy of Renfe Viajeros (with amenities and slippers).
Security service
Excellent crew available on-board
Taxes and services

Itinerary

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Day 1
Seville – Jerez

Rendezvous at Seville at 10:30 am. Afterwards, enjoy a visit to the capital of Andalusia, which has the largest historical town centre in Spain. This afternoon, enjoy a panoramic view of the city and visit the famous Plaza de España, before boarding the Al Andalus train to your next destination. All aboard the train to enjoy a welcome drink, meet the crew and settle into your accommodation. Dinner on board on the way to magical and historical Jerez, where you will spend the night.

Dinner
Day 2
Jerez

Begin your day with the delicious a-la-carte and buffet breakfast. Today, you will visit a winery in Jerez. Before lunch, enjoy the magic of the "Andalusian Dancing Horses", a famous equestrian ballet accompanied by Spanish music. Lunch in Sanlúcar de Barrameda overlooking the salt marshes of Doñana National Park and river Guadalquivir’s mouth. You will then walk around Sanlúcar de Barrameda, from where your luxury coach will take you back to Jerez de la Frontera, one of the most iconic cities of Andalusia. Back on the train and dinner on-board. Overnight in Jerez.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3
Cadiz – Ronda

Your luxury coach will take you to Cádiz, popularly known as the "Silver City" and considered the oldest city in the West. Tour and free time to experience the charm of Cádiz in your own way. Enjoy a leisurely lunch and the ride on the Al Andalus train towards the impressive city of Ronda, where you will have dinner and spend the night.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4
Ronda – Granada

After breakfast, enjoy a guided tour of Ronda, with its breathtaking location atop a plateau cut by the deep Ronda Gorge, through which Guadalevín River flows. Free time before lunch and then back on the train to go to Granada, a beautiful city nestled in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada. Dinner and overnight stay in Granada.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5
Granada

Spend the morning touring the Alhambra, the most visited monument in Spain, a rich palace complex built by the Nasrid sultans of the Kingdom of Granada. After lunch, enjoy free time to explore the city at your leisure. And at night, the entire city is an enchanting place where you can experience a magical dinner surrounded in a special historical ambience with vibrant colours and sounds. Overnight stay in Granada.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 6
Granada – Linares/Baeza – Cordoba
In the morning, all aboard the Al Andalus to the Linares-Baeza station, where the coach awaits to take you to visit the cities of Úbeda and Baeza, both of which are declared World Heritage by UNESCO. After lunch, back on board the train to begin our journey to Córdoba. Dinner and overnight stay in Córdoba.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 7
Cordoba – Seville

After enjoying your last breakfast on board, enjoy a tour to discover the former capital of the medieval emirate and the caliphate of Al Andalus, when it became the largest, most cultured and opulent city in Western Europe. Return to the train for lunch and a scenic ride on the Al Andalus on the way to the Andalusia capital: Seville, where the journey ends.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Additional information

Official language
Spanish
Currency
Euro
7 nights
from AUD7,725
per person, twin share
Seville
18 May - 26 October 2020
Spain & Portugal Brochure
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Optional Extras

  • Laundy service & bar service (at your own expense)
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