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Trip Overview

Enjoy this ten-night adventure by rail including the great cities of Barcelona, Madrid and the iconic region of Andalucia. From the beautiful Catalan capital of Barcelona take the direct train to Seville to discover the gorgeous Alcázar and Giralda, then onto the ancient city of Cordoba, rich in layers of history and spectacular sights. Then on to evocative Granada, nestled on the edge of the spectacular Sierra Nevada mountains with its treasured Alhambra Palace. Finally take the highspeed Ave train to Madrid for your final night, discovering its Grand Vias and gastronomic treats.


  • Marvel at the magnificent Sagrada Familia in Barcelona 
  • Discover the riches from the Spanish Empire in beautiful Seville 
  • Learn about the vast Roman and Islamic history of Cordoba and its magnificent Mezquita 
  • Explore the unforgettable Alhambra Palace and learn the art of Flamenco in the home of Flamenco, Granada 
  • Discover the riches from the Spanish Empire in beautiful Seville 
  • Enjoy delicious Tapas which is usually reserved for the locals in Madrid 



  • Rail Travel as per the itinerary 
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation with breakfast in Barcelona 
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation with breakfast in Seville 
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation with breakfast in Cordoba 
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation with breakfast in Granada 
  • 1 night's hotel accommodation with breakfast in Madrid 
  • 48hr Hop-on Hop-off pass in Barcelona 
  • Skip the line Sagrada Familia Tour in Barcelona 
  • 48hr Hop-on Hop-off pass in Seville 
  • Small group tour of Seville including skip the line Royal Alcázar, and Seville Cathedral 
  • Half day walking tour in Cordoba including the Mezquita, Alcázar and Jewish Quarter 
  • Authentic Flamenco show with tapas and drinks in Granada 
  • Small group tour of the Alhambra and Generalife Gardens in Granada 
  • Small group tour of Seville including skip the line Royal Alcázar, and Seville Cathedral 
  • 24hr Hop-on Hop-off pass in Madrid 
  • A local Tapas and Wine tasting tour in Madrid 
Trip Map

Why Not...

Extend your trip or try this package in reverse. Call a Rail Expert for details.


Prices are per person and subject to availability, based on two people sharing a standard twin or double room. Prices are subject to change. Single occupancy supplements will apply for solo travellers. Hotel and room facilities vary and may be subject to additional fees. Some hotels require payment of local city taxes on arrival. Please call for pricing. We accept all major credit and debit cards.


Welcome to Barcelona! On arrival make your way to the hotel for a two-night stay, then head out explore the city with your Hop-on Hop-off pass.  Enjoy dinner at any of the city's great restaurants.  (Overnight Barcelona)  



Beat the crowds this morning on a small group tour of the Sagrada Familia, then continue to explore this great city with your Hop-on Hop-off pass, including Park Güell and the impressive city views from Montjuïc Castle. (Overnight Barcelona) B 



After breakfast at your hotel take the direct train to Seville, then take advantage of your Hop-on Hop off pass to see what this great city has to offer.  In the evening take a stroll down to the river perhaps or climb the impressive Metropol Parasol for an impressive view. (Overnight Seville) B 



This morning join a small group tour of the absolute highlights of Seville, including the impressive Plaza de España, San Telmo Palace, Royal Alcázar and huge Cathedral and see the tomb of Christopher Columbus.  Perhaps take a cooling cruise on the river in the afternoon? (Overnight Seville) B 



Head to the ancient city of Cordoba today, and check in at your hotel for two nights.  Cordoba has many beautiful squares to relax in and enjoying, but none more impressive than the Plaza de la Corredera. Enjoy a cold drink here with some tapas or stroll across the beautiful Roman Bridge with an ice cream in hand perhaps. (Overnight Cordoba) B  



Enjoy breakfast then learn some if the history of this great city on a half day walking tour, taking in the Mosque-Cathedral, old Jewish Quarter and vast Alcázar once inhabited by King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella. (Overnight Cordoba) B 



Take the train to Granada today, and head to your hotel for a two-night stay.  This evening you are escorted to the caves of the Sacromonte quarter for an authentic Flamenco show including tapas and drinks.  (Overnight Granada) B  



Enjoy exploring the narrow streets of Granada independently today, but also tour one of the treasures of the world in the Alhambra Palace and Generalife gardens. (Overnight Granada) B 



Board the highspeed Ave train to Madrid this morning, and after checking in at your hotel head out to explore the Spanish capital thanks to your Hop-on Hop-off pass.  In the evening enjoy a very small group tapas and wine tour led by a local and discover some of the best bars and restaurants in Madrid.  (Overnight Madrid) B 



Check out of your hotel and make your way to the airport for your flight home, or speak to any of our Rail Experts about extending your travels elsewhere. B 



Barcelo Sants Hotel

The new Barceló Sants**** hotel is now ready, having been totally reformed. Prepare to enjoy a unique stay in the completely refurbished Orbital Rooms. Situated above Sants station, the hotel has direct access to the AVE, to the metro lines and theBarcelona railway.

NH Barcelona Centro

The NH Barcelona Centro hotel enjoys one of the best locations in the city. We’re right in the heart of Barcelona – in the Ciutat Vella neighborhood, near the historic Gothic quarter, and close to the best shopping spots. The hotel has 156 rooms, which are spacious and tastefully decorated. These offer plenty of natural light, while windows are soundproofed to ensure a good night’s sleep.

NH Sants Barcelona

The NH Sants Barcelona hotel, formerly known as NH Numancia, is located in the heart of Barcelona’s financial district, just a few steps from the trade fair and the Sants train station. You can get to the city center in 15 minutes on the metro and Camp Nou, the home ground of Barcelona’s soccer team, is only 20 minutes away on foot.

Barcelo Carmen Granada

The 222 rooms of the Barceló Carmen Granada are designed to offer a warm welcome to the visitor. Versatile rooms from which you can appreciate the prominence of the city and its monuments. The comfort of its beds completes facilities designed with exquisite taste.

Hospes Palacio De Los Patos Granada

The Hospes Palacio de los Patos is a luxury boutique hotel set across two buildings, one a listed 19th century palace; the other a modern glass-fronted building with an alabaster tiled lattice façade. The hotel features 42 contemporary bedrooms and the Bodyna Spa with indoor swimming pool offers treatments and massages. Enjoy a meal at the Senzone Restaurant, featuring regional dishes created using the freshest local produce. The hotel is located in heart of historic Granada.

Hospes Puerta De Alcala Madrid

The Hospes Madrid is a boutique luxury hotel located within a 19th century residence. Comprising 41 stylishly appointed guest rooms with Egyptian cotton sheets, and a choice of pillows from the pillow menu. The hotel also features a gourmet restaurant, spa and pool-jacuzzi. The hotel is located on the Plaza de la Independencia, a short walk from the Puerta de Alcalá square, Parque Retiro and the Prado Museum.

NH Collection Madrid Suecia

The NH Collection Madrid Suecia hotel, formerly known as NH Madrid Suecia, is in the heart of the city’s historic center. A trendy hotel on Madrid's Broadway, Gran Vía, it's ideal for shopping and musicals allike. Renovated in 2016, the hotel was originally opened in 1956 and served as Ernest Hemingway’s and the revolutionary Che Guevara's Madrid home.

Quatro Puerta del Sol

Quatro Puerta del Sol

If you’re looking for a hotel with its own personality in the heart of Madrid, you’ve come to the right place: Hotel Quatro Puerta del Sol is your best choice.

Barcelo Torre de Madrid

The new Barceló Torre de Madrid hotel is located in one of the most iconic buildings in the capital: the Torre de Madrid. This designer hotel is the most convenient place to stay to discover Madrid, thanks to its excellent location in the Plaza de España, a few steps from the Gran Vía, a 10-minute walk from the Royal Palace of Madrid and a 15-minute walk from the Puerta del Sol and the Plaza Mayor. It has first class facilities, including a stylish bar on the ground floor, restaurants where you can try exquisite dishes, and a Wellness Zone with a fitness studio.The Plaza España metro station is located just in front of the hotel, enabling you to easily reach other part of the city in just a few minutes.

Las Casas de la Juderia Cordoba

Set within traditional 17th and 18th century houses, and featuring gorgeous gardens, fountains and patios, the Hotel Las Casas de la Juderia occupies a prime position in Cordoba, just a few metres from the Mezquita itself. The hotel’s 64 rooms all boast classic decor, original features and en suite bathrooms. Guests can enjoy a dip in the outdoor swimming pool or snack on traditional Andalusian fare at the Patio de Mudéjar bar.

Hospes Palacio Del Bailio Cordoba

The Hospes Palacio del Bailío in Cordoba is a stylish luxury hotel, housed within a 16th century building with four patio areas. The hotel is a balance of history, design, light and space. The hotel also features the BODYNA SPA with indoor Roman baths and an outdoor swimming pool, the Senzone restaurant and a Tapas Bar offering a mixture of traditional and modern style tapas. The hotel is located in the centre of the historic Moorish city of Cordoba, and a 15 minute walk from the train station.

NH Collection Amistad Cordoba

A truly unique location, the NH Collection Amistad Córdoba is a piece of living history sensitively renovated to the finest contemporary standards. Composed of two 18th-century palaces, its romantic courtyards, arches and ornate carved ceilings conjure up the essence of Córdoba.

H10 Corregidor Boutique Hotel

The H10 Corregidor is a charming Boutique Hotel located in Seville’s historic centre and shopping district, next to the city’s main tourist attractions. The hotel keeps the essence of Seville alive through its arabesque and Andalusian architecture. It offers comfortable rooms, a restaurant for breakfasts and a terrace in an Andalusian courtyard featuring a typical Andalusian fountain, a late 19th-century wrought-iron gate and ceramic tiles from the 1929 Seville World's Fair.

Hospes Las Casas Del Rey De Baeza Seville

The Hospes Las Casas del Rey de Baeza is a historic boutique style hotel. The decor combines the finest elements of Arabic and European design that have influenced Seville over the centuries. Enjoy the unique views of the historical city centre from the roof top swimming pool, and taste the best of Andalusian cuisine from one of the hotel's two restaurants. The Hospes is situated on Jesús de la Redención Square, in the historic centre of Seville.

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Prices are per person and subject to availability, based on two people sharing a standard twin or double room. Prices are subject to change. Single occupancy supplements will apply for solo travellers. Hotel and room facilities vary and may be subject to additional fees. Some hotels require payment of local city taxes on arrival. Please call for pricing. We accept all major credit and debit cards.