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Mediterranean Escape & Al Andalus Luxury Train Journey of Spain

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DATES AVAILABLE: 30th Aug 17
DURATION: 21 Days

This option is also available with a 14 night Royal Princess Cruise – See the Mediterranean Medley & Al Andalus Luxury Train Journey of Spain

INCLUSIONS

  • Airfare from Australia to Athens
  • 2 nights at a 5 star Athens Hotel
  • 7 night Greek Isles and Mediterranean cruise onboard Royal Princess
  • All Meals, Entertainment and Taxes onboard
  • 1 night at a 5 star Barcelona Hotel
  • Airfare from Barcelona to Seville
  • 1 night at a 5 star Seville Hotel
  • 7 Days/6 nights onboard Al Andalus train from Seville to Seville in a Superior Suite
  • Al la carte and buffet breakfasts daily onboard
  • All dinners and lunches, with the finest cuisine aboard the train or in top restaurants (including beverages)
  • Welcome Drink and farewell gala dinner.
  • Activities onboard (music and live performances, parties in the pub car, show cooking and cocktails, dancing)
  • Excursions and scheduled tours
  • 1 night at a 5 star Seville Hotel
  • Airfare from Seville to Madrid
  • 2 nights at a 5 star Madrid Hotel
  • Airfare from Madrid to Australia
DATES AVAILABLE: 30th Aug 17
DURATION: 21 Days

This option is also available with a 14 night Royal Princess Cruise – See the Mediterranean Medley & Al Andalus Luxury Train Journey of Spain

Mediterranean Escape & Al Andalus Luxury Train Journey of Spain - Pricing

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All prices are per person based on Twin Share (2 people in a room or cabin) occupancy.

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DURATION: 21 Days

Al Andalus

Inclusions

  • Lunch and dinner with wine, coffee or herbal teas and liqueurs breakfast buffet
  • Programmed excursions with transfer and entrance fees included
  • Luxury coaches
  • En suite accommodation onboard the train
  • Stewardess guide throughout the journey
  • Daily newspapers and magazines
  • Security Service
  • Musical performances
  • An exceptional crew at your service

Compartments

Standard Suite:

  • Twin Beds
  • A Safe
  • Minibar
  • Wardrobe
  • Generous ensuite bathroom
  • Air-conditioning and heating

Superior Suite:

  • 150 x 200 cm double bed
  • Minibar
  • A Safe
  • Wardrobe
  • Magnificent full bathroom
  • Air-conditioning and heating
  • Transfers by AVE and/or ALVIA pre and post trip in Club/Preferential Class

During the day, the beds are folded up into comfortable sofas and the suite is transformed into a place to read or relax as you enjoy the countryside from your private lounge.

Lounges & Restaurants

The Al Andalus Train boasts four unique lounge cars each with their own carriage. These carriages are noted for their charm and are the ideal spot for leisure. Enjoy the breakfast buffet, lunch or dinner in dining car., Relax over a drink in the bar car & listening to the live music each night. Or just gaze at the landscape through the large windows as you relax in one of the comfortable armchairs in the lounge car.

All the carriages have air-conditioning and heating. They are open twenty-four hours a day for your free use and enjoyment. The crew will be happy to help with any of your needs so you just have to sit back and relax and enjoy the magical scenery.

This option is also available with a 14 night Royal Princess Cruise – See the Mediterranean Medley & Al Andalus Luxury Train Journey of Spain

Royal Princess

Guest Capacity: 3,560

Tonnage:
141,000

Inaugural cruise: June 16, 2013

Last Refurbished: October 2016

Christener: Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge

Dining and Snacks: Three main dining rooms, Chef’s Table Lumiere, Wine Cellar dining, Sabatini’s Italian Restaurant, Crown Grill – Steak and Seafood, Gelato – gelateria serving ice cream & Italian crepes, International Café – coffee, snacks and light meals, Tea Tower, Vines Wine Bar, Ocean Terrace Seafood Bar, Alfredo’s Pizzeria, Horizon Court Buffet, Pastry Shop, Prego – Poolside pizza, Trident Grill – Hamburger and hot dog grill, Swirls – Ice cream bar, Ultimate Balcony Dining, 24-hour room service

Showrooms/Lounges: Princess Theater, Vista Lounge, Princess Live! – television studio, Wheelhouse Bar, Club 6 Nightclub, Bellini’s – Italian-inspired cocktails, Crooners – martini bar, Churchill’s Cigar Lounge

Guest Services: The Sanctuary, Movies Under the Stars poolside screen, Lotus Spa and Fitness Center, Piazza Atrium, Wedding Chapel, Casino, Sports Central, Lawn Court – golf putting and lawn games, Jogging/Walking track, Kid’s and Teen’s Centers, Internet Café, Photo/Video Gallery, Library Art Gallery, The Shops of Princess, Concierge Lounge (dedicated lounge for suite guests), Guest Services Desk, Shore Excursions Desk, Medical Center

Length: 1,083 feet

Height:
217 feet

Service Speed:
22 knots

Number of Decks:
19

Guest Cabins: 1,780 total

  • 1,438 with balcony (all outside staterooms feature a balcony)
  • 314 Mini Suites
  • 358 Deluxe Balcony cabins
  • 730 Balcony cabins
  • 342 Inside cabins
  • 780 additional/upper berths

Wheelchair Accessible Cabins: 36

Here’s a list of your

Day by Day Itinerary

  1. 30 August 2017

    Fly from Australia to Athens, Greece

  2. 31 August 2017

    Upon arrival, make your way to your 5 star hotel and check in for a 2 night stay

    Hotel: 5* Athens hotel

  3. 01 September 2017

    Explore Athens at your leisure

    Hotel: 5* Athens hotel

  4. 02 September 2017

    Make your way to the port in Piraeus to embark on Royal Princess

    Hotel: Royal Princess

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. 03 September 2017

    Santorini, Greece. Arrive 7AM, Depart 7PM

    Hotel: Royal Princess

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. 04 September 2017

    Cruising at Sea

    Hotel: Royal Princess

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. 05 September 2017

    Kotor, Montenegro. Arrive 7AM, Depart 3PM

    Hotel: Royal Princess

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. 06 September 2017

    Sicily (Messina), Italy. Arrive 12PM, Depart 8PM

    Hotel: Royal Princess

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. 07 September 2017

    Naples, Italy (for Capri & Pompeii). Arrive 7AM, Depart 7PM

    Hotel: Royal Princess

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. 08 September 2017

    Cruising at Sea

    Hotel: Royal Princess

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. 09 September 2017

    Barcelona, Spain. Arrive 5AM. Disembark and make your way to your 5 star hotel for a one night stay. Enjoy the afternoon exploring Barcelona.

    Hotel: 5* Barcelona Hotel

    Meals: Breakfast

  12. 10 September 2017

    Fly from Barcelona to Seville. Spend one night in a 5* Seville Hotel

    Hotel: 5* Seville Hotel

  13. 11 September 2017

    Rendezvous at Hotel Alfonso XIII in Seville at 10.30am. While the crew transfers your luggage to the train, visit the capital of Andalusia, boasting the most extensive historic city centre in Spain, home to the Gothic Cathedral, its bell tower named Giralda, the Royal Alcazar and the General Archive of the Indies. After having lunch at the hotel, we will enjoy a sightseeing tour of the city and cross the famous Plaza de España before boarding the Al Andalus. Welcome cocktail onboard, presentation of the crew and accommodation in the suites. Dinner on board as we head to Jerez where we will spend the night.

    Hotel: Al Andulus Train

    Meals: Lunch, Dinner

  14. 12 September 2017

    Just as every day, we begin today with a delicious buffet and a la carte breakfast. Then we will visit a wine cellar in Jerez. Before lunch we will enjoy the show “How the Andalusian horses dance”, famous equestrian ballet with Spanish music. Lunch in Sanlúcar de Barrameda, overlooking the salt marshes of Doñana National Park and river Guadalquivir’s mouth. We will then walk around Sanlúcar de Barrameda, from where our luxury coach will take us back to Jerez de la Frontera, one of the most iconic cities of Andalusia. Back on the train and dinner onboard. Overnight in Jerez.

    Hotel: Al Andulus Train

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  15. 13 September 2017

    Our bus will take us to Cadiz, popularly known as “Small silver cup” and considered one of the oldest cities in Europe. Tour and free time to venture on our own into the charm of Cádiz. Lunch and journey on our Tren Al Andalus heading to the stunning city of Ronda, where we will have dinner and stay the night.

    Hotel: Al Andulus Train

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  16. 14 September 2017

    After breakfast, tour of Ronda and its breathtaking location, set on a plateau cut by the deep gorge Tajo de Ronda, through which river Guadalevín runs. Free time before lunch; return to the train which will head towards Granada, a city nestled on the foothills of Sierra Nevada. Dinner and overnight in Granada.

    Hotel: Al Andulus Train

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  17. 15 September 2017

    We will spend the morning touring the Alhambra, the most visited monument in Spain, a rich palace complex that housed the Nasrid rulers from the Kingdom of Granada. After lunch we will have free time to visit this beautiful city at our own pace. As the night falls, the whole town is wrapped in a magic spell that we will enjoy during our dinner. Overnight in Granada

    Hotel: Al Andulus Train

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  18. 16 September 2017

    Morning journey on the Al Andalus to station of Linares – Baeza, from where our coach will take us to visit the Renaissance towns of Úbeda and Baeza, both listed as World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. After lunch, we will return to the train to begin our journey to Córdoba. Dinner and overnight in Córdoba

    Hotel: Al Andulus Train

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  19. 17 September 2017

    After enjoying our last breakfast onboard, we will visit the former capital of the emirate and the medieval caliphate of Al Andalus, once the largest, most educated and opulent city in Western Europe. Back on the train to enjoy our last lunch while the Al Andalus train takes us to our final destination, Seville, where the train journey ends. Return to your 5 star hotel and check in for an overnight stay

    Hotel: 5* Seville Hotel

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

     

  20. 18 September 2017

    Make your way to the airport for your  flight to Madrid. On arrival in Madrid make your way to your 5* hotel for a 2 night stay.

    Hotel: 5* Madrid Hotel

  21. 19 September 2017

    Explore Madrid at your Leisure

    Hotel: 5* Madrid Hotel

  22. 20 September 2017

    Make your way to the airport for your return flight