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El Transcantabrico - Luxury Train Journey

El Transcantabrico - Luxury Train Journey

8 Days/7 Nights
 
  • Tour Type
    Escorted TourEscorted TourTrain tour Train tour
  • Itinerary
    San Sebastian to Santiago de Compostela
  • Duration
    8 Days/7 Nights
  • Theme
    Luxury train
  • Tour Code
    ELTR0216
  • Operating Days
    Apr to Oct
8 Days/7 Nights
 
  • Tour Type
    Escorted TourEscorted TourTrain tour Train tour
  • Itinerary
    San Sebastian to Santiago de Compostela
  • Duration
    8 Days/7 Nights
  • Theme
    Luxury train
  • Tour Code
    ELTR0216
  • Operating Days
    Apr to Oct
Description 
  • Tour Highlights
    AccommodationAccommodation Accommodation in Standard, Superior or Junior Suite compartment on the trainMealsMeals Breakfast, dinner & lunch includedToursTours Excursions with tickets to museums and monumentsEscorted tourEscorted tour Tour guide

Summary

Everything that El Transcantabrico offers is oriented towards a single goal: “having an unforgettable trip.“ The El Transcantábrico is a luxury hotel on rails, with historic rooms and suites that combine perfectly with the charm of early 20th century trains and the advanced comfort of the 21st century. A discovery of new and unique experiences, the train, the suites, the route, the crew and the gastronomy.

Itinerary

Day 1 (Saturday), San Sebastián – Villasana de Mena:
Discover San Sebastián, a city of elegant beauty and home to major cultural events. Head to Bilbao, where El Transcantábrico is waiting for us. Overnight in Villasana de Mena. (L, D)

Day 2 (Sunday), Villasana de Mena - Bilbao - Santander:
Visit the dynamic city of Bilbao including the famous Guggenheim Museum. Return to the train to continue our journey to Santander. City sightseeing tour of the elegant capital of Cantabria and free time. (B, L, D)

Day 3 (Monday), Santander - Potes - Cabezón de la Sal:
Travel by coach through the gorge of La Hermida and reach the town of Potes. After visiting this charming village, enjoy a tour at La Hermida Spa. In the afternoon there will be free time to visit the town of Comillas. (B, L, D)

Day 4 (Tuesday), Cabezón de la Sal - Santillana del Mar - Arriondas:
Visit the town of Santillana del Mar with its beautifully preserved medieval town. Then take a tour of Altamira Neocave, the finest realistic example of Upper Palaeolithic cave art. After lunch we will travel into Asturian territory, visiting the village of Ribadesella. (B, L, D)

Day 5 (Wednesday), Arriondas - Oviedo - Candás: 
Today, our coach will drive us to the heart of the Principality of Asturias, to the Picos de Europa National Park. First visit Lake Enol, then visit the sacred place of Shrine of Covadonga to hear its legends. Trip to the region’s capital, Oviedo, the highlight of Asturian Romanesque art, featuring gems such as the basilica of San Julian de los Prados. City tour and free time. (B, L, D)

Day 6 (Thursday), Candás - Avilés - Gijón - Luarca: 
Discover Avilés, an ancient city with an old town, and Gijón, a city that opens to the Cantabrian Sea and is alive with cultural events. Then continue your coastal journey to Luarca, visiting this charming seaside town situated in a stunning landscape. (B, L, D)

Day 7 (Friday), Luarca - Ribadeo - Viveiro:
Visit the historic town of Ribadeo, in Galician lands. You will discover the Las Catedrales Beach, one of the most spectacular beaches in the world. Visit Viveiro, with city tour and free time. (B, L, D)

Day 8 (Saturday), Viveiro - Santiago de Compostela:
Arrive in Ferrol and head to Santiago de Compostela. Enjoy a city tour in this historical town and admire its countless artistic jewels such as the Cathedral. (B)

Inclusions

  • Accommodation in Standard, Superior or Junior Suite compartment on the train
  • Selected gastronomy on board or at top restaurants
  • Breakfasts à la carte or buffet 
  • Gala dinner on board
  • Live music and entertainment in the pub coach
  • Activities on board: cocktails, cooking demonstrations and dancing etc
  • Programmed excursions with tickets to museums and monuments
  • Luxury coach accompanying the train all the way.
  • Daily newspapers and magazines
  • Security service
  • Multilingual guide throughout the tour
  • An excellent team at your disposal
  • Additional inclusions for deluxe suites

Important Notes

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