Full luxury rail cruiser between San Sebastian and Santiago
Along the same tracks that the historic Robla Railway ran, carrying cars full of coal from the mines in León to Biscay, the Transcantabrian began its career in 1983. And, so one hundred years after the legendary Orient Express, the first Spanish tourist train was born.
The FULL LUXURY Transcantabrian Rail takes you back to that golden age of great railway journeys, while still being able to enjoy all the comforts and modern conviences of the twenty-first century. Its rooms and suites, carefully remodeled and acclimated display its full majesty in rail travel.
The train suites are spacious with wood paneling. The floor plan includes a living room, bedroom and private bath all decorated with exclusive detail. Its ample space allows for a comfortable double bed two meters long (or twin single beds), and on the train you can choose a double or individual suite, where you'll have the necessary intimacy you desire on any trip. In addition, your suite will include a wardrobe, trunk, desk, safe and minibar. In addition, and for maximum comfort there are also LED screens, synchonized music, adjustable air-conditioning , multimedia computer with free Internet access and interior telephone.
Besides a living room with convertible sofa/bed, the Full Luxury Suites offer large windows and a magnificient private bath, spacious and comfortable, with a hydromasage shower/steam sauna, hair dryer and varied set of welcoming items.
Especially decorated with the original classic train ambiance of these vintage trains, your rail living quarters will become your second home. Breakfasts à la carte and selected dinner or lunches are served daily in the carriage commons. These are pleasant public areas on board. You can also enjoy other rail car spaces such as tearooms, the scenic view car or pub car, where every night parties, music or live performances are offered. All the train, bedrooms and shared areas, are connected internally allowing the free movement of travelers.
In an evocative and pleasant atmosphere, a first-class crew will provide for you the rich culture and cuisine of Cantabria, Asturias and Galicia and give you the foundation that makes every FULL LUXURY Transcantanbrian trip a genuine pleasure for all the senses.
On this trip you travel from San Sebastian to Santiago de Compostela or vice-versa, a journey through Spanish history, from prehistoric times to the present. You personally get to know the Northern Coast of Spain, bordering the Cantabrian Sea. You experience Northern Spain's steep mountains cliffs and green meadows, beaches and joyfully discover the towns and villages along the way. Each place, such as Santillana del Mar, Santander, Santiago de Compostela, the Costa Verde... is full of charm, vitality and history, places that have been converted themsleves over the centuries into works of art.
This train itself is fully set up so that you can fully enjoy the Spanish culture, art, landscape, cuisine, and of course, the thrill of luxury rail car travel.
The train goes for 8 days and 7 nights from San Sebastian to Santiago or vice-versa. We combine this train trip with 1 night in San Sebastian and 1 night in Santiago.
In San Sebastian, on your own, you can enjoy the beautiful maritime boardwalk and its fabulous cuisine. In the same way, you can also discover the pretty city of Santiago with its legendary Cathedral and marvelous ambiance full of pilgrims from all over the world.
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