Al Andalus

Al Andalus

THE TRAIN AND LIFE ON BOARD
The Al-Andalus is a luxury palace on wheels, a unique place from which to enjoy the Spanish landscape. Its four salons, real railway jewels built between 1928 and 1930, are the perfect place to enjoy a la carte breakfast and selected dinners and three course meals designed by our renowned chef, Ramón Celorio. Bar service allows the traveller to enjoy at any time of an espresso, a sherry or a Tom Collins, relax in the elegant lounges, while the landscape is running past the large windows, or in the privacy of your comfortable room. At the end of the day it is time to enjoy the parties, music, cultural and gastronomic activities or live performances that are offered every day on board.

THE SUITES
All suites are air-conditioned with independent adjustment. During the day the room is a comfortable living room with a sofa, while at night the beds are folded out to become an elegant bedroom.
Junior Suite
A cozy room with a private bathroom which preserves the size and the charm of the original compartments.
• Two single beds which can be turned into armchairs during the day.
• Minibar, safe, wardrobe, luggage rack and climate control.
• Functional private bathroom, with maximum use of its space, equipped with a shower, hairdryer and a varied set of welcome and bath items with fragrance and toiletries bag.
Deluxe Suite
Spacious and elegant suite laid with a bedroom and private bathroom which combines the comforts of the 21st century with the original appearance of this historic train.
• 150cm double bed which can be turned into a sofa during the day. Possibility of adding an extra small bed for a child.
• Safe, minibar, wardrobe, luggage rack and climate control.
• Comfortable and spacious private bathroom, with a shower, hairdryer and a varied set of welcome and bath items with fragrance and toiletries bag.

Day 1 Sevilla - Jerez de la Frontera

Morning rendezvous at a designated hotel in Seville with fellow travellers.  Afterwards, enjoy a visit the capital of Andalusia, which has the largest historic city centre in Spain. After lunch, we will enjoy a sightseeing tour of the city and visit the famous Plaza de España before boarding the Tren Al Andalus. Welcome drink onboard, meet the crew and settle in to your accommodation. Dinner on board as we head to Jerez where we will spend the night.

Day 2 Jerez de la Frontera

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. Before lunch we will enjoy the show "Andalusian dancing horses", a famous equestrian ballet accompanied by Spanish music. Lunch in Sanlúcar de Barrameda. Return to Jerez de la Frontera. Back on the train and dinner onboard. Overnight in Jerez.

Day 3 Jerez de la Frontera - Cadiz - Ronda

Our bus will take us to Cadiz, known as the 'Silver city' and considered one of the oldest cities in Western Europe. Tour and free time to experience the charm of Cádiz on your own. Enjoy a leisurely lunch as we journey towards the impressive city of Ronda, where we will have dinner and stay the night.

Day 4 Ronda - Granada

After breakfast, enjoy a guided tour of Ronda and its breathtaking location, atop a plateau cut by the deep gorge, the Tajo de Ronda, through which the River Guadalevín runs. Free time before lunch; return to the train which will head towards Granada, a city nestled in 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 all of Spain, a rich palace complex built by the Nasrid sultans of the Kingdom of Granada. After lunch enjoy free time to visit this beautiful city at your leisure. At night Granada is an enchanting and magical place to enjoy dinner and soak up all the atmosphere. Night in Granada.

Day 6 Granada - Linares-Baeza - Córdoba

Morning journey on the Al Andalus to the station of Linares-Baeza, where our coach awaits to take us to visit the Renaissance towns of Úbeda and Baeza, both declared World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. Return to the train for lunch, back on board the train to begin our journey to Córdoba. Dinner and overnight in Córdoba.

Day 7 Córdoba - Sevilla

After enjoying our last breakfast onboard, we will visit Cordoba, 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 for lunch while the train takes us to our final destination, Seville, where the journey ends at approximately 1700hrs. 

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*Note: meals are a combination of on-train and off-train gastronomic experiences, where you are treated to the most varied examples of Spain's cuisine.