Just one hundred years after the Orient Express, the first tourist train in Spain began to run in a journey of 8 days and 7 nights through the history of Spain, from prehistoric times to the present days.
Linking Santiago de Compostela & San Sebastián
The Transcantábrico Gran Lujo provides an unforgettable trip between San Sebastián and Santiago de Compostela (in both directions) visiting the wonders of Galicia, Asturias, Cantabria and the Basque Country.
During the week, you will have the chance to enjoy the exquisite gastronomy and local products of all those regions (both on board and off board) while you admire the Santiago Cathedral, the northern Way of Saint James, the prehistoric Museum of Altamira, inside lands of Cantabria and Castilla y León or the beautiful villages and views along the Cantabric sea, among many others.
Regular departures for this itinerary take place during from March to October (an additional trip from Santiago to San Sebastian is scheduled in November for the 2014 season).
Suites and lounge cars
Every suite has a 150×200 cm bed, although some suites have the option to accommodate two individual beds. They are also equipped with a computer, internet access and other multimedia entertainment (DVD player, game console, TFT screens) and a complete bathroom with hydro-massage.
The four lounge cars are veritable treasures of railway history. Each of them has been designed with care to combine luxury, beauty and comfort. The bar, the disco-lounge, the library, the living room… every single space has been conceived under the highest standards to make you enjoy this amazing experience on board El Transcantábrico Gran Lujo.
All the crew: waiters, assistants, cleaning and security staff, the live shows manager, the guide, the drivers… will be glad to assist you during the trip.
The trips inlcude:
- Seven nights and eight days accommodation in a grand-suite compartment.
- Seven buffet breakfasts, seven dinners and seven luncheons offering the best gastronomy (including wines, coffee and liquors).
- Music and parties in the Pub car.
- Programmed excursions (tickets to museums, cathedrals, cloisters, etc. included)
- Luxury coach throughout the trip to take you to the visits.
- Daily press and magazines.
- Security Service and guide.