At €9,500 per individual cabin, one of Spain’s most beautiful trains is back in service

train al andalus, Operated by RENFE (Spanish SNCF), returned to service on 31 March.

From 31st Marchal andalus Depart from Seville for Málaga. On the programme: A journey to another era, the glory of the 1920s.

Lovers of spectacular luxury trains, get ready. One of the most beautiful specimens of its kind will soon be back in service. From 31st Marchal andalus A trip through Andalusia gets back on track (virtually). It will depart from the station Seville – to go to Santa Justa train station The colour red-Maria Zambrano. The train, operated by Spanish company Renfe (the equivalent of SNCF in France), will alternate between the two stations every two weeks until November for journeys of seven days and six nights. The train will pass through the cities of Cadiz, Granada, Jaén and Cordoba.

This announced departure marks a new chapter for this luxury train, which “Will be in a new look”, announced RENFE in a press release. this last “Featuring bright colours, but still retaining its colorful identity, which is the epitome of luxury tourist trains”, The colors are intended to point to the great monuments of the crossed cities, such as the Alhambra of Granada or the Great Mosque of Cordoba. A “makeover” that is perfectly suited to one of the most spectacular trains in the world. Because to climb on board means to transport yourself to another era, the glory of the interwar period, as we described in an article. previous report, The fifteen Belle Epoque cars, five of which were built in France in the late 1920s, feature luxurious interiors with marquetry, velvet armchairs and tables set in the Orient-Express style.

From €9,500 to €11,700 per individual cabin

Fifteen Belle Epoque carriages offer luxurious interiors with marquetry, velvet armchairs and tables set in Orient-Express style.

During the day, excursions are organized with guided tours of museums, churches and natural sites in each stop city. They are suited to all types of customers, being available in four languages, including French. As a reminder, this train is the only train that can run throughout the entire Iberian Peninsula thanks to the standard rail gauge. You still have to pay a certain amount to get such an experience. Count on €9,500 for a Grand Classe single cabin, €11,200 for a double room and €11,700 for an individual cabin in a Deluxe Suite.

In total, RENFE will put 81 luxury tourist trains into circulation this year, i.e. 3.8% more than in 2023. Another proof of the craze for these extraordinary trains that is not waning. moreoveral andalusThe Transcantabrico Gran Lujowhich operates routes between San Sebastián and Santiago de Compostela, departed on 26 March. Costa Verde Express (Bilbao – Santiago de Compostela) will make its first departure of the season on 1 May. l’Robla Express (Bilbao – Lyon) will make its maiden voyage next July.

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