Al Andalus

Al Andalus

7 Days / 6 Nights

Price fromEUR 3,895

• Seville • Jerez • Ronda • Granada • Cordoba

The Al Andalus train offers you the privilege of travelling in a palace on wheels. A train that evokes the Belle Epoque, unmatched in terms of comfort, elegance and spaciousness. Its carriages have a long history of luxury and sophistication behind them. Explore the rich scenery, history and gastronomy of Spain on one of the world's most exclusive trains, the 'Al Andalus.'

The Train: The suite cars and rooms that currently make up the Al Andalus train are to the same series as those that were built in France at the beginning of the last century to take the members of the British monarchy between Calais and the Cote d'Azur. Together with the ballroom cars, also manufactured during this period, they form a unique train in which the original elements coexist with the technical advances of cutting-edge materials and developments, for maximum comfort and safety.

Grand Class Room: Cosy room with wood veneer panels, featuring two single beds which are transformed during the day into comfortable armchairs, leaving space for reading or to enjoy the landscape from the privacy of your suite. It has a bathtub or shower, wardrobe, luggage compartment, safe, minibar and adjustable air-conditioning.

Deluxe Suite: Features a double bed which transforms during the day into a comfortable sofa, leaving space for reading or to enjoy the landscape from the privacy of your suite. It has a bathtub or shower, wardrobe, luggage compartment, safe, minibar and adjustable air-conditioning.

Al Andalus map

Day 1: Seville > Jerez Arrive in Seville. While the crew transfers your luggage to the train, visit the capital of Andalusia, boasting the most extensive historic city centre in Spain, home to the Gothic Cathedral, its bell tower named Giralda, the Royal Alcazar and the General Archive of the Indies. After having lunch at the hotel, we will enjoy a sightseeing tour of the city and cross the famous Plaza de Espana 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 where we will spend the night.

Day 2: Jerez Just as every day, the day begins with a delicious buffet and a la carte breakfast. Then we will visit a wine cellar in Jerez. Before lunch we will enjoy the show "How the Andalusian horses dance", a famous equestrian ballet with Spanish music. Lunch in Sanlucar de Barrameda overlooking the salt marshes of Donana National Park and river Guadalquivir's mouth. We will then walk around Sanlucar de Barrameda, from where our luxury coach will take us back to Jerez de la Frontera, one of the most iconic cities of Andalusia. Back on the train and dinner onboard. Overnight in Jerez.

Day 3: Jerez > Cadiz > Ronda Our bus will take us to Cadiz, 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 Cadiz. Lunch and journey on our Tren Al Andalus heading to the stunning city of Ronda, where we will have dinner and stay the night.

Day 4: Ronda > Granada After breakfast, enjoy a tour of Ronda and its breathtaking location, set on a plateau cut by the deep gorge Tajo de Ronda, through which river Guadalevin runs. Free time before lunch; return to the train which will head towards Granada, a city nestled on the foothills of Sierra Nevada. Dinner and overnight in Granada.

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 beautiful city at our own pace. As night falls, the whole town is wrapped in a magic spell that you will enjoy over dinner. Overnight in Granada.

Day 6: Granada > Linares-Baeza > Cordoba Morning journey on the Al Andalus to station of Linares-Baeza, from where our coach will take us to visit the Renaissance towns of Ubeda and Baeza, both listed as World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. After lunch, we will return to the train to begin our journey to Cordoba. Dinner and overnight in Cordoba.

Day 7: Cordoba > 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 on the train to enjoy our last lunch while Tren Al Andalus takes us to our final destination of Seville, where the journey ends.

• Accommodation on board • A la carte and buffet breakfasts every day • All dinners and lunches, with the finest cuisine aboard the train or in top restaurants (including wine, water, soft drinks and coffee) • Welcome drink and snack • Farewell party • Traveling toiletries bag courtesy of Renfe Viajeros (with amenities and slippers) • Free mineral water available in the cabin's minibar • Activities on board: music and live performances, parties in the pub car, show cooking and cocktails, dancing, etc • Tickets to museums, attractions and shows • Excursions and scheduled tours • Luxury coach accompanying the train along the trip • Two Renfe train tickets with a 50% discount: one to the starting point and the other back from the end of the tourist trip • Taxes and services • Newspapers and magazines on board • Security service • Multilingual guide throughout the tour • Excellent crew available (expedition leader, guide, waiters, cooks, technicians etc)

Deluxe Suites also include: • Accommodation onboard in Deluxe Suite • All non-alcoholic drinks available in the cabin's minibar (complimentary) • The crew may unpack your luggage onto the wardrobe on arrival and pack it back on the last day

Pricing (per person) EUR

Type TWIN SINGLE

2022

Grand Class Room

Deluxe Suite

-

EUR 3,895

EUR 4,895

-

EUR 6,650

EUR 8,565

Departs

2022 9, 16, 23, 30 May
6, 13, 20, 27 Jun
12, 19, 26 Sep
3, 10, 17, 24, 31 Oct

Booking conditions

• Fares are based on reservations made at least six months in advance • Higher fares apply for bookings made within six months of departure - please contact World Journeys for details • Single pricing available on request • Triple is available in Superior Suite only - price on request

Please refer to World Journeys terms & conditions.

Not included

• Laundry service • Bar service