The luxury train Al Ándalus, inherits its name from Andalusia, the southern region of Spain, which it crosses from Malaga to Seville, on an exceptional journey to discover the culture and history of the Iberian Peninsula. It's a real 5-star hotel on rails that awaits you in authentic 1920s vintage cars built in France. Owned by the Hispanic public railway company Renfe for the past 30 years, it welcomed the British monarchy on board at the beginning of the last century between Calais and the French Riviera. Today it has been completely renovated and is one of the best tourist trains in Europe, along with its counterpart in the same company: the Transcantábrico Gran Lujo. The charm of its Belle Époque decoration combines perfectly with the modernism and comfort of its suites. You will be carried away by the uniqueness and tradition of Andalusia, during a seven-day trip to the most beautiful landscapes of southern Spain between the Atlantic Ocean and the Sierra Nevada mountains.
Through a 7 days and 6 nights itinerary, the luxury train Al Ándalus will offer you to visit all Andalusia, from Malaga or Seville to meet its most beautiful architectural and patrimonial treasures. On this unique and atypical trip, you will go to Jerez, famous for its world-famous sherry wine, you will also discover Ronda and Granada, famous for its impressive Alhambra and its authentic flamenco dances. Guided tours specially designed for the privileged passengers of the Al Ándalus train will also take you to Linares, Úbeda and Baeza, three Spanish cities listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Finally, your luxury journey on the rails will end with a visit to Córdoba and its splendid, typical historic center and its unmissable mosque. Thanks to the Al Ándalus train, you will have the chance to visit these 7 cities of Andalusia in unparalleled comfort.
On board the Al Ándalus train you will enjoy an exemplary service of high quality provided by the staff attentive to your needs, whatever the time of day. In a cozy atmosphere and Belle Époque style, surrounded by inlaid and lacquered furniture, leather armchairs and seats and golden lights, your stay on board will be synonymous with the pleasures of taste and convivial moments shared with your fellow travelers.
The Al Ándalus train has a total of 15 cars (12 open to the public), including 4 lounge cars from the 1928 and 1930s, as well as several accommodation cars that can accommodate up to 72 passengers in two types of cabins and suites: the Luxury Suite or the First Class Room. The Al Ándalus also has a bar car where you can enjoy delicious cocktails as you travel along the rails, and a lounge car where you can admire the scenery that passes before your eyes through large windows. The two restaurant cars, each with 36 seats, will offer you gastronomic cuisine and typical Andalusian culinary discoveries at every lunch and dinner, carefully prepared by the chefs on board and accompanied by the best wines and spirits of the region. Do not hesitate to let us know, when you book your If you have any special requirements, allergies or dietary restrictions, the crew will take care of all your needs for your meals on board the Al Ándalus train.
Your days will be punctuated by the contemplation of the landscapes when the train is on its way to your next destination, as well as by the visits and excursions organized by your guide during your stops at the station. Your evenings will be synonymous with relaxation and music, after dinner, you will join the car-bar where a unique atmosphere will be created every evening around the melodies carefully interpreted by a virtuoso pianist.
The Al Ándalus train has seven sleeping cars and can accommodate 72 privileged passengers in 32 fully renovated and air-conditioned cabins.
The 10 Luxury Suites have a bedroom and a private bathroom, perfectly suited for rest and privacy during your trip. They have a large double bed that can be converted into a sofa during the day. The bathroom, practical and comfortable, has a shower, with a hair dryer and a variety of welcome and toiletries at your disposal. You will also find in your Deluxe Suite: a safe, a mini-bar, a closet and a luggage box.
The 20 First Class Rooms are stylish and retain the size and atmosphere of the original compartments. They have two single beds that can be converted into comfortable armchairs during the day. A minibar, safe, closet and luggage compartment complete the facilities of your First Class Room. Your private bathroom makes the most of the space in your cabin and is equipped with a shower, hairdryer and a variety of toiletries at your disposal.
With its 7-day itinerary, from Malaga to Seville or vice versa, the Al Ándalus train will allow you to stop at the main points of interest in one of the most touristic regions of Spain.
In Seville, you will be charmed by the Real Alcazar, a Moorish royal palace, and the Giralda, the tower of the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Seat, formerly a Muslim minaret. In Jerez, you will visit and taste its exceptional white wine in a renowned winery. You will also enjoy an Andalusian horse dance show. Enjoy a panoramic and breathtaking view of the whole city of Cadiz from the top of "La Torre Tavira". Discover the interior of the most visited monument in Spain, the Alhambra Palace, with a visit specially organized for the privileged passengers of the Al Ándalus train. Finally, in Córdoba, discover the Cathedral Mosque with its bridge dating back to the 1st century B.C. and testifying to the ancient presence of the Roman Empire.
Your trip also includes luxury bus transfers throughout your itinerary to facilitate your visits and excursions.
Upon entering your elegant suite you will be greeted with wood paneling, providing a spacious, warm and inviting space.
This beautiful room is equipped with two single beds that during the day will be transformed into a space for reading or to enjoy the picturesque landscape that will parade before your eyes thanks to the large windows.
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Enjoy your spacious and elegant suite, which combines all the original aspects of this historic train.
This incredible suite has a double bed, which will be transformed during the day into a comfortable sofa, the perfect setting to enjoy the landscape from the tranquility of a comfortable and luxurious private space.
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