Highlights of Andalusia

8-Day tour of Spain
  • Discover the Andalusian way of life
  • Granada, Cordoba and Seville
  • Recommendation: 1 night add-on in the white village Ronda
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  • € 714 1st class
  • € 639 2nd class
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Discover Andalusia's most impressive cities. Travel by comfortable train, stay in beautiful and centrally located hotels. Starting and finishing point of the tour is Spain's capital Madrid.

The train

  • AVE train
  • High-speed connections
  • Comfortable way of travelling

Day to day


Day 1-2 Granada

Start the rail tour in the capital Madrid and travel across the Iberian Peninsula to magnificent Andalusia by high-speed AVE train. In case of a late arrival in Madrid, we recommend an extra night in the city before starting the tour.
Granada is the first stop on the rail tour, arrival in the late afternoon from Madrid. The landmark of Granada is the UNESCO listed Alhambra palace. Spend the afternoon exploring the complex, with its fascinating Muslim and Christian history. Wander the streets and alleys of the old town, experience a flamenco performance and indulge yourself in the local cuisine.

Overnight stay (2 nights) in hotel Reina Christina***, in the heart of the city. The hotel is situated in an authentic Andalusian building, formerly known as 'Villa Rosales'. The poet Federico García Lorca, considered to be one of Spain's greatest poets, used to live in the building. The hotel has a wonderful courtyard and is within walking distance of the Alhambra.

It is possible to add train tickets to Spain to your booking. Additional fees applicable.

Day 3-4 Cordoba

Continue by train (second class only) to Cordoba. Visit the beautiful old town with the impressive 'mosque-cathedral' Mezquita.

Two nights in the Hotel Maestre***, in the Medieval city centre. The hotel has been designed in Cordobese style and features a lovely courtyard with fountain.

Day 5-7 Sevilla

By train to the capital of Andalusia: Seville. Immerse yourself in the charming Medieval centre of this former tradepost. Experience the rich cultural heritage of Sevilla and visit beautiful UNESCO sights such as the Seville Cathedral and the royal Alcazar palace. Enjoy the Andalusian way of life, cuisine and dance traditions (flamenco) in the charming city centre.

Overnight stay (three nights) in Hotel San Gil****, situated in a privileged location in the heart of the old city. The main building of the hotel dates back to 1901 and is considered to be one of the hundred most beautiful buildings in Seville. The hotel has an Andalusian garden with palm trees and fountains. There is an outdoor swimming pool as well.

Day 8 Madrid

Return by high-speed AVE train to Madrid. This is the last day of the rail tour. It is possible to add an extra night in Madrid, in a hotel close to the Atocha train station.

It is possible to add train tickets to another domestic or international destination to your booking. Additional fees applicable.

More info


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Included


  • Train pass for all journeys which are part of the rail tour
  • Train surcharges and seat reservations (when possible)
  • Please note that there is only 2nd class seating on the Granada - Cordoba train
  • 7 Nights: 2 person room with shower + toilet, breakfast included.

Extensions


  • Add-on of 1 night in Ronda (between Granada and Cordoba) including train ticket €88 p.p.
  • Additional nights in all towns of the rail tour can be added to the booking
  • Overnight stays in other cities (also outside Spain) before or after rail tour can be added as well

Discounts / Surcharges


Discounts
  • Travellers aged 27 and younger get a youth discount
  • Travellers aged 60 and over get a senior discount
  • Please indicate your date of birth when making a booking so that the right price is being calculated

Surcharges
  • Single room €218
  • Single room €290 in periods 6 April - 31 May and 1 Sept - 31 Oct

Departures


  • Daily departure. Departure 7-11 May 2020 not possible due to Grand Prix in Barcelona.

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Extras

Extras

Ronda, 1 overnight stay incl train tickets

Ronda, 1 overnight stay incl train tickets

Ronda is situated approx 100km west of Malaga, in the Sierra de las Nieves NP. Ronda is one of the well-known Andalusian white villages (pueblos blancos). The Guadalevin River and its 100 meter deep canyon run straight through Ronda, there are some beautiful arched bridges connecting the two sides. Enjoy the beauty and charm of the village, and spend the night in town. Additional train tickets included.

€88 p.p.

Overnight stay Madrid

Overnight stay Madrid

Book an additional night in Madrid prior to or after the rail tour. 3-star hotel close to Atocha train station.

from €85 p.p.

Overnight stay Madrid

Overnight stay Madrid

Book an additional night in Madrid prior to or after the rail tour. 3-star hotel close to Atocha train station.

from €85 p.p.