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Forming an immense wall between Spain and France, the Pyrenees are simply stunning. What better way to enjoy their spectacular scenery and history than on one of several little trains that twist and turn through them, taking you on an unforgettable journey.
- Return flights from Gatwick /Heathrow with British Airways
- 7 nights half board in a 3-star hotel
- 14 meals: 7 breakfasts, 7 dinners
- Travelsphere Tour Manager and Local Guide
- Overseas transfers and local transportation
- Audio Guide
Day 1: UK/Barcelona
Today you'll depart on your scheduled flight to Barcelona. On arrival we'll transfer you to the lovely resort of Roses, on the Costa Brava. The northernmost of Spain's Costas is home to some of the country's most charming towns, villages and beaches.
Day 2: The Roses Express
Get your holiday off to a relaxing start with a leisurely breakfast, then spend the next few hours just as you wish. You might want to tackle a few laps of the hotel's swimming pool, hit the gym or maybe treat yourself to a spa treatment. In the afternoon journey on the Trenet de Cadaques – this fun road train will take you through Roses to Cap de Creus National Park, where the mountains meet the sea.
Day 3: The Yellow Train
You'll head into France today, with your explorations beginning in the medieval walled city of Thuir. Located at the foothills of the Pyrenees, it is famed for its vineyards, and for the Byrrh caves, where the aperitif Byrrh is made. You will have the opportunity to sample some before we continue to Villefranche de Conflent, to board the Yellow Train for an amazing journey through the Pyrenees.
Day 4: Nuria Valley Rack Railway
We're staying in Spain today, where another fantastic trip by rail into the mountains has been arranged for you. This time it's an electric cog train which takes you into the Nuria Valley, in fact, the railway is the only form of transport here. As you journey into the heart of the area, you'll get an idea of the enormity of the valley.
Day 5: The Red Train
Today you'll take the final train journey of your holiday, this time on board the Train du pays Cathare et du Fenouillèdes, or Red Train. The route from Rivesalets to Axat, along the 100-year-old line, takes a couple of hours, so sit back and enjoy.
Day 6: Figueres
You'll make more discoveries today, but this time they'll be on foot in the delightful town of Figueres, the birthplace of Salvador Dali. What you'll find here is an intriguing Old Town with a laid-back atmosphere.
Day 7: Girona
Round off your holiday with a full day at leisure to do exactly as you please. You can make further use of your hotel's excellent facilities, relax on the nearby golden-sand beach or head off to explore the area in more depth.
Day 8: Barcelona/UK
Today you'll transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK.
- Journey on the Trenet de Cadaques
- Wine-tasting in Thuir
- Yellow Train ride from Villefranche de Conflent to Mont Louis
- Rack railway to Nuria
- Red Train ride from Rivesaltes to Axat
- Entrance to the Dali Museum
Please note, prices listed are guide prices only and are based on 2 people sharing and don't include any additional supplements. Holiday prices are fluid and dynamic and may be changed at a moment's notice, prior to booking, at which point they are confirmed. Please call the team free on 0800 707 6229 for more departure dates available and a quote.
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