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  • Al Andalus luxury train holidays in Andalucia

    Al Andalus luxury train in Granada

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    Al Andalus Luxury Train Holidays in Andalucia
    8 nights/ 9 days

    A luxury rail holiday in Andalucia aboard the Al Andalus train is a fantastic way of discovering all the places of interest which are found in this fascinating region.

    Spend eight nights in southern Spain including six nights on board the spacious and luxurious train, where accommodation is in lavish suites and four saloon cars allow guests to relax in comfort and enjoy the stunning scenery. Each trip includes a programme of excursions including entry to a number of museums and other places of interest with a multilingual guide, while all meals are included, either on board the train or in local restaurants
    Your holiday starts in Seville then takes in Jerez, Ronda, Granada, Baeza, Úbeda and Córdoba before returning to Seville. Excursions include a tour of Seville, an equestrian ballet performance in Jerez, a visit to La Alhambra in Seville, and a tour of the historic buildings of Baeza.
    Find out more about the Al Andalus luxury train or find out about the other Al Andalus luxury train holidays in northern and central Spain.

    Day by day itinerary
    Day one (Sunday)
    Begin your holiday by flying from London Gatwick to Seville. A private car transfer to your hotel is included. Settle into your hotel and spend the night here, ready to start your rail adventure the following day. 

    Day two (Monday)
    Seville - Jerez

    Check out of the hotel and take a taxi to Hotel Alfonso XIII which is just a few minutes’ drive from the hotel. Here you will meet everyone who is participating on this tour, and the crew will take care of your luggage. You will have lunch at this hotel, then enjoying a sightseeing tour of the city before boarding the Tren Al Andalus when you will be welcomed with an on-board cocktail and shown to your cabin. You will have dinner on board whilst you make your way to Jerez, where you will spend your first night on the train.
     
    Day three (Tuesday)
    Jerez

    Begin your day by eating a delicious buffet and a la carte breakfast on board the train, and then visiting a wine cellar in the city. You will then have the chance to watch a famous equestrian ballet “How the Andalusian horses dance” at the Royal Andalusian school of Equestrian Art, set to traditional Spanish music with riders who wear 18th century costumes. Lunch will be in Sanlúcar de Barrameda with a view to the salt marshes of Doñana National Park and the mouth of the river Guadalquivir. You will get a chance to explore this area and the luxury coach will take you back to Jerez, where you will have dinner on board and spend the night.
     
    Day four (Wednesday)
    Jerez - Cadiz - Ronda

    You will be taken by bus to Cadiz where you will have a city tour as well as free time to explore the oldest city in Europe which is surrounded almost entirely by water. Be sure to make time to visit the Baroque Cathedral and take a leisurely walk around the coastal Castle of Santa Catalina. You will have lunch on-board the train and head towards Ronda, where you will have dinner and stay overnight.
     
    Day five (Thursday)
    Ronda - Granada

    After breakfast, leave the train and spend the morning exploring Ronda, a spectacular city which is split in half by a narrow gorge through which the Guadalevín river runs. Enjoy the stunning views from the famous bridge and discover the charm of the old town. Eat lunch in Ronda, then board the train in the afternoon to travel to Granada. Dinner will be served on board the train before it stops in Granada overnight.
     
    Day six (Friday)
    Granada

    Eat breakfast on board the train then spend the morning at the Alhambra, the magical palace fortress which has guarded over the city since the 9th century. The complex sits on an elevated crag amongst vast, aromatic gardens and originally housed the Nasrid rulers of the Kingdom of Granada. After lunch you will have free time to explore more of this beautiful city and enjoy views of the Sierra Nevada. You will have dinner then spend the night on board the train in Granada.
     
    Day seven (Saturday)
    Granada - Linares Baeza - Ubeda - Cordoba

    Leave Granada early morning and eat breakfast as you travel towards the station of Linares-Baeza. Leave the train here and visit the Renaissance towns of Úbeda and Baeza, both of which are listed UNESCO World Heritage Sites. After lunch, you will return to the train to begin the journey to Córdoba. Eat dinner on board the train and stay overnight in Córdoba.
     
    Day eight (Sunday)
    Cordoba - Seville

    Enjoy your final breakfast on board the train then disembark to visit Córdoba. Discover the former capital of the mediaeval Caliphate of Al Andalus, home to an astounding mosque turned Catholic cathedral, plus a fascinating Jewish quarter and Roman ruins galore. Enjoy some free time here before returning to the train where you eat lunch as the train continues to Seville. Arrive back into Seville and take a taxi back to Hospes Las Casas del Rey de Baeza. Check in here for one night.
     
    Day nine (Monday)
    Spend most of the day at leisure in Seville, before travelling back to the airport by private transfer for your flight back to the UK.

    Train departure dates  (you will begin your holiday one day earlier by flying into Seville)
    22 and 29 April 2019
    6, 13, 20 and 27 May 2019
    9, 16 and 23 September 2019
    7, 14 and 21 October 2019

    Extra departures added to operate on 28 October 2019 and 4 November 2019

    2020 departure dates
    18 and 25 May 2020
    1,8,15 and 22 June 2020
    7,14,21 and 28 September 2020
    5,12,19,26 October 2020 

    Prices
    8 nights from £4,460 per person based on two sharing a 'Grand Class Cabin'
    Supplement for upgrade to Deluxe Suite: £880 per person

    What’s included:
    Flights with British Airways (London Gatwick to Seville return)
    Private transfers between the airport and hotel
    2 nights’ bed and breakfast at Hospes Las Casas del Rey de Baeza based on two people sharing a Dreamer Room
    6 nights’ full board on Al Andalus train based on two people sharing a Grand Class Cabin, including the excursions and meals mentioned above. 

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