Arabian Route

4-day tour Spain
  • Cordoba, Malaga and Granada
  • Moorish culture and history
  • Unique Andalusian way of life
  • € 529 1st class
  • € 399 2nd class
Prices & Dates

Discover Andalusia by comfortable train. Stay in lovely centrally located hotels and visit enchanting cities packed with cultural heritage. Starting and finishing point of the tour is Madrid or Seville.

The train

  • Across Spain by train
  • High-speed connections
  • Comfortable way of travelling


Outward and return journey by plane or train Check extras

Day to day

Day 1 - Cordoba

The rail tour starts in the capital Madrid or in Seville. Travel by high-speed AVE train to Cordoba. Travel time from Madrid: 2h20min, travel time from Seville: 45min. Visit the beautiful old town with the impressive 'mosque-cathedral' Mezquita.

Spend the night in Cordoba. Hotel located opposite the Mezquita.

It is possible to add train tickets to Spain to your booking. Additional fees applicable.

Day 2 - Malaga

In the morning travel by AVE train to Malaga, on the Mediterranean Sea. Travel time: 50min. Go for a stroll around the refurbished harbour, visit the Picasso Museum and experience the Andalusian way of life in one of the many tapas bars and seafood restaurants.

Overnight stay in Malaga. The hotel is close to the train station, the port and centre.

Day 3 - Granada

Continue the rail tour by taking the AVE and MD (2nd class only) train to Granada. Change trains once, travel time: 1h30min. The landmark of Granada is the impressive Alhambra, listed on the UNESCO world heritage list. Spend the afternoon exploring the former palace, with its fascinating Muslim and Christian history. Wander the old streets and alleys of the old town, experience a flamenco performance and indulge yourself in the local cuisine.

Overnight stay in Granada.

Day 4

The final day of the rail tour takes you to either Madrid by MD and AVE train (travel time: 4h20min) or Seville by MD train (travel time: 1h40min).

It is possible to add train tickets to another domestic or international destination to your booking. Additional fees applicable.

More info

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  • Train pass for all journeys which are part of the rail tour
  • Seat reservations (when possible)
  • 3 Nights: 2 person room with shower + toilet, breakfast included.
  • Day to day itinerary

  • Taxi in Cordoba, Malaga and Granada: train station to hotel approx €12 one way


  • Additional nights in all towns of the rail tour can be added to the booking
  • Overnight stays in other cities (also outside Spain) before or after rail tour can be added as well

Discounts / Surcharges

  • Travellers aged 27 and younger get a youth discount
  • Travellers aged 60 and over get a senior discount
  • Please indicate your date of birth when making a booking so that the right price is being calculated

  • Single room €130


  • Daily departure

Starting point: Madrid or Seville
Finishing point: Madrid or Seville

Please indicate your starting and finishing point of the rail tour in the booking process.

Prices and Dates

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Additional nights
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First or second class train travel
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Hotel upgrade
The prices shown above are based on 3-star hotels. It is possible to spend the night in a 4-star hotel or 4-star Parador (unique and luxurious state-run hotel) in each town of the rail tour. Please indicate your preference in the next step of the booking process.