2022 season departure date:
Passengers will be greeted at the Hotel Alfonso XIII in Seville at 10 a.m. We will then visit the capital of Andalusia, which has the biggest historic centre of Spain. After lunch, we will enjoy a panoramic view of the city and tour the famous Plaza de España, before boarding the Al Ándalus Train. Welcome toast on the train, crew presentation and passengers will be taken to their rooms. Dinner on board, as we head to Jerez, where we will spend the night.
We will start the morning, as every day, enjoying our delicious á la carte breakfast and buffet. We will then visit a sherry wine cellar. Before lunch, we will also enjoy the show "Dances with Andalusian Horses", famous equestrian ballet with Spanish music. Lunch at Sanlúcar de Barrameda. Returning to Jerez. Dinner aboard the train. Overnight in Jerez.
Then after breakfast, the bus will take us to Cádiz, popularly known as the "Tacita de Plata" and considered the oldest city in the West. Visit and free time to enjoy the charm of Cadiz on your own. Lunch and trip on the Al Ándalus train to the stunning city of Ronda, where we will have dinner and spend the night.
After breakfast, we will visit Ronda, an impressive town sitting on a plateau cut by the deep Tajo de Ronda, through which the Guadalevín River runs. Free time before lunch and journey to Granada by train, a beautiful city in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada. Dinner and night in Granada.
After breakfast on board we will approach the most visited monument in Spain, a rich palatial complex built by the Nazari sovereigns of the Kingdom of Granada. (The schedule of the visit of the Alhambra can vary depending on the number of people in the group, languages and the authorisations of the persons in charge of the palace complex). Lunch, dinner and night in Granada.
In the morning, we will travel in the Al Ándalus to Linares-Baeza station, where our bus will be waiting for us to visit us to visit Úbeda and Baeza, two cities ranked by the UNESCO as World Heritage Sites. Lunch on board while we start our route to Córdoba. Dinner and night in Córdoba.
After enjoying your last breakfast on board, we will tour what used to be the capital of the emirate and the medieval caliphate of Al Ándalus, when it became the largest, most cultured and opulent city in Western Europe. We will then return to the train and Al Ándalus will take you to the capital of Andalusia while you have lunch: Seville, where we will end the trip at approximately 5 p.m.