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Al Andalus Palace on Wheels Luxury Train Journey in Spain


Filled with historic monuments, fantastic sights, sounds and tastes, this tour that starts in the city of Seville gives you an exemplary chance to move from one wonderful city of Spain to the next on board the luxurious Al Andalus train. On the daily tours you will enjoy a number of signature events like an equestrian exhibition, visit grand palaces like the Alhambra with its exquisite Moorish art, and enjoy the natural beauty the region is famous for. Unique and sumptuous every step of the way, you also get to savor some of the tapas, seafood and wine from the regions that the Al Andalus train passes through. Your trip gives you a comprehensive overview of the unique fusion of cultures in this region, and you will experience history coming alive in the plethora of World Heritage Cities comprising the journey.

Tour Highlights:

  • Winery tour
  • Horse show (How the Andalusian Horses Dance)
  • Alhambra Palace
  • Gardens of Generalife
  • Flamenco performance
  • Mosque of Córdoba

Train Accommodations:

  • Deluxe Suites with a matrimonial bed
  • Junior Suites with two twin beds
  • Beds convert to sofas/armchairs
  • All rooms have private bathrooms, safe, and closet
  • Dining car can seat up to six people per table
  • Sitting lounge with full bar

Feel free to download a brochure for reference.

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Itinerary


Tours begin on Mondays and end on Sundays.

Cities Covered : Seville ,  Jerez de la Frontera

Monday: The journey begins with a welcome reception at the beautiful Hotel Alfonso XIII at 10:30 am. A visit to the city's spectacular cathedral will leave you awestruck. Then return to the hotel for lunch. Following lunch but prior to boarding the train, guests have time to tour Sevilla and experience all of its delights.

At 7:00 p.m., guests will gather on board the train for a reception, introduction of the crew, and the assignment of private compartments. Dinner will be served on board as the train departs for Jerez de la Frontera.
Accommodation : Al - Andalus Luxury Train,Seville or similiar


Cities Covered : Jerez de la Frontera

Tuesday: After a savory breakfast on board Al Ándalus, guests proceed to a visit to the Bodegas de Tío Pepe, a winery, and to attend a special performance, “Cómo Bailan los Caballos Andaluces” ("The Way the Andaluce's Horses Dance"). Once the show is finished, guests transfer to Sanlúcar de Barrameda by bus. After lunch, guests can enjoy free time to explore Sanlúcar de Barrameda as well as Jerez de la Frontera before returning to the train for dinner.



Cities Covered : Jerez de la Frontera ,  Cadiz ,  Ronda

Wednesday: A bus ride takes guests to Cádiz after breakfast on board where they enjoy a tour of this beautiful coastal town. We later return to the train to continue the journey to Ronda, where guests will have dinner and spend the night on board the train.



Cities Covered : Ronda ,  Granada

Thursday: After enjoying breakfast on board, guests may enjoy some spare time in Ronda. After lunch at a local restaurant, guests return to the train and head to Granada.


Cities Covered : Granada

Friday: During the morning, visit Granada's imposing fortress of La Alhambra before eating lunch on board Al Ándalus. Guests will have free time to explore the beautiful plazas of Granada before having dinner with a marvelous backdrop of La Alhambra and a flamenco dance performance. 


Cities Covered : Seville ,  Granada ,  Baeza ,  Cordoba

Saturday: Enjoy lunch on board as the train cruises toward Linares and enjoy a visit to Úbeda and Baeza. Then, while the train carries guests to the historic city of Córdoba, an "Explanation of the Olives" show, complete with a presentation and olive oil tasting, will give guests a taste of the unique flavor of Spanish culture. Upon arriving in Córdoba, spend free time diving into the treasures of this ancient city before returning to Al Ándalus for a farewell party to celebrate the journey's near-conclusion.

Accommodation : Al - Andalus Luxury Train,Seville or similiar


Cities Covered : Cordoba ,  Seville

Sunday: During the morning, breakfast will be served on board prior to a visit to Córdoba or "The Shining City" of Medina Azahara.­ After the visit, Al Ándalus transfers to Sevilla with lunch on board. The journey ends at 4:00pm at Santa Justa Station, Sevilla.

Accommodation : Al - Andalus Luxury Train,Seville or similiar


Departure Dates and Rates

Departures
May 20171, 15, 22, 29Sep 201711Oct 20172, 9, 16, 23

All Rates in EUR per person including ALL taxes and surcharges. Your reservation will be processed in US$ at the exchange rate upon booking.
( Save up to 5% on the below rates. See Coupons / Special Offers )

ClassDatesSingle RateDouble RateTriple Rate
Suite Standard (Two Twin Beds)
For departures May 1,2017 through October 23,2017 EUR 5,250 *4,988 with coupon EUR 3,500 *3,325 with coupon N/A
Suite Superior (Matrimonial Bed)
For departures May 1,2017 through October 23,2017 EUR 6,600 *6,270 with coupon EUR 4,400 *4,180 with coupon EUR 3,535 *3,358 with coupon

Triple occupancy fare is only available on the Suite Superior Category. 

Tour price includes:

  • Six nights on board the luxurious Al Andalus
  • Lunch and dinner for six nights
  • Beverages, including wine and coffee at meal times
  • Six on-board buffet breakfasts
  • Guided excursions in a luxury coach as per the itinerary
  • Entrance fees for museums, cathedrals, etc., as per the itinerary
  • On-board entertainment, including music and parties each night in the Pub Car
  • Taxes and fees not specified as "excluded"

Your tour price does NOT include:

  • Domestic or international airfare
  • Travel insurance or visa fees
  • Items of a personal nature, such as laundry and souvenirs
  • Any additional hotel accommodations pre- or post-tour
  • Any items not specifically mentioned as "included"
Terms and Conditions

PAYMENT TERMS:
30% of total tour cost due at the time of booking
70% or balance no later than 25 days prior to tour departure date

CANCELLATION FEES:

Up to 30 days before departure: refund less 15% of total cost.

Between 30 and 15 days : refund less 25% of the total.

Between 14 and 5 days: refund less 50% of the total.

Between 4 and 1 day(s): refund less 80% of the total.

Less than 24 hours or failure to turn up:  No refund, 100% of the total is payable.

 

Cancellations should be intimated by FAX to the corporate office in Princeton NJ.

The above times are based on Spain time. In order to provide enough time for processing cancellation, guests need to add 3 business days to the above timeframes. An administration fees of 15% on any monies paid by the client will be charged prior to refund.  

 

We strongly recommend purchasing travel insurance to cover the losses incurred in case of cancellation. For information on available plans or to purchase travel insurance, please visit www.palacetours.com/insurance.





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Please note : A visa or visas may be required for some or all of the countries visited on the tour selected. Please check with the respective consulates in your country for visa requirements and they may vary depending on visitor's nationality, origin and/or destination.