Costa Verde Express

Costa Verde Express

€3200 per person

6 Days / 5 nights
From Bilbao To Santiago de Compostela

2021 DEPART DATES: 
  • July 03, 17
  • September 11, 25
  • October 09
On the occasion of the COVID 19 Coronavirus Pandemic and in order to preserve the health of our clients and workers, we proceed to
CANCEL ALL TOURIST TRAINS DURING 2020.
Costa Verde Express. A cultural and gastronomic journey through Green Spain

An evocative and pleasant atmosphere, a first-class crew and the rich culture and cuisine of the Basque Country, Cantabria and Asturias are the pillars that make every trip on the Costa Verde Express a real pleasure for the senses. Would you like to enjoy a gastronomic and cultural journey through Green Spain, travelling through and visiting the Basque Country, Cantabria and Asturias on a luxury train? A train that will take you to the golden age of great rail journeys, while still enjoying all the modern comforts and amenities of the 21st century.

Costa Verde Express offers this and much more. A six-day trip to enjoy and experience with all the senses.

Bilbao – Santander – Santillana – Arriondas – Picos de Europa – Oviedo – Candás – Gijón – Llanes – Luarca – Ribadeo – Viveiro – Santiago de Compostela.

The Train

The carefully remodelled lounges and rooms of the Costa Verde Express make every trip an unforgettable experience, in which you can rest and enjoy the trip in comfort.

The entire train, both rooms and common areas are connected internally allowing free transit of all passengers.

Gran Class Room

Cosy room with wood veneer panels, which generates a warm and cosy atmosphere.

It has a double bed, desk, wardrobe, luggage compartment, minibar and safe. It is air-conditioned with a separate regulator and has a complete private toilet, equipped with hydromassage shower/steam sauna, hairdryer and a set of welcome items and toiletries.

Lounge Cars

The lounges of the Costa Verde Express are elegant and evocative spaces, where you can have breakfast, lunch or dinner, enjoy a drink or chat with your travel companions.

In these common areas, á la carte breakfast and lunch or dinner are prepared by our chef and served daily. The bar is open from early dawn and until past midnight and 24-hour customer service is available. Live music and performances and parties are offered in the bar every night.

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Itinerary
From Bilbao To Santiago de Compostela

Bilbao – Santander – Santillana – Arriondas – Picos de Europa – Oviedo – Candás – Gijón – Llanes – Luarca – Ribadeo – Viveiro – Santiago de Compostela

Day 1, Bilbao – Santander  (Saturday)

10:00 am. Reception on board at Bilbao-La Concordia station, Crew presentation and accommodation. Sightseeing of the city and visit to the Guggenheim Museum. Lunch on board as the train heads for Santander. In the afternoon visit to the city, free time and dinner in one of the restaurants of the city. Those who wish can visit the Casino del Sardinero. Overnight in Santander.

Day 2, Santander – Santillana – Arriondas  (Sunday)   

While we have breakfast aboard the train, we will arrive in Cabezón de la Sal, where our coach will take us to visit the medieval village of Santillana del Mar and the neo-cave of Altamira. Lunch in Santillana del Mar. After the meal, aboard the train, we will get into the Asturian lands. Visit to Ribadesella. Dinner and night in Arriondas.

Day 3, Picos de Europa – Oviedo – Candás  (Monday)      

After breakfast we will depart with our coach to the first Capital of the Astur Kingdom; Cangas de Onís, then we will get into the Heart of the Peaks of Europe; Sanctuary of Covadonga and Lake Enol. Then we will go back to the train that will head for Candás while we have lunch. Visit of Avilés and free time. Dinner and night in Candás.

Day 4, Candás – Oviedo – Gijón – Luarca  (Tuesday)    

After breakfast we start the day visiting Oviedo, the capital of the Principality, then Gijón, a city opens to the sea and full of dynamism. Free time and lunch in Gijón. In the afternoon, onboard the train, we will arrive in Luarca, visit, dinner and night in Luarca.

Day 5, Luarca – Ribadeo – Viveiro  (Wednesday)

While we have breakfast, we will arrive in Ribadeo, the first Galician spot on our route. Visit, free time and lunch in Ribadeo. In the afternoon, a train trip to Viveiro. Visit, dinner and night in Viveiro.

Day 6, Viveriro – Santiago de Compostela  (Thursday)

On our last day, while we have breakfast we will arrive at Ferrol, where we will farewell to the crew and depart in our coach in this Jacobean Holy Year towards the Galician Capital City. Visit Santiago de Compostela and lunch in the Parador Reyes Católicos, where we will say goodbye about 16:00h.

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Visits & Excursions

During our journey we will visit and explore places by the sea or in the mountains, charming squares and streets, museums, cathedrals, wine cellars and ports; many stories will be revealed by our multilingual guides, accompanying us on each trip. Lunch will be the central event of the day, and in the afternoons we will alternate more excursions with activities on board the train, or just enjoy the scenery passing by before our eyes.

€3.200

Price per Person Grand Class Room

€1.200

Grand Class Room Single Supplement

Discover Spain’s distinct history, culture and cuisine as you travel across the breathtaking landscapes of Spain aboard the luxurious Train of Spain. The train’s lavishly decorated interior, combined with delectable cuisine and impeccable service ensure you will have the experience of a lifetime.

Includes:

  • Accommodation onboard in Deluxe Suite.
  • Option to enjoy two dinners/meals in your private compartment.
  • A la carte and buffet breakfasts every day.
  • All dinners and lunches, with the finest cuisine aboard the train or in top restaurants (including wine, water, soft drinks and coffee).
  • Welcome drink and snack.
  • Farewell dinner – gala party.
  • Activities onboard: music and live performances, parties in the pub car, show cooking and cocktails, dancing, etc.
  • Tickets to museums, attractions and shows.
  • Excursions and scheduled tours.
  • Luxury coach accompanying the train along the trip.
  • Two Renfe train tickets with a 50% discount: one to the starting point and the other back from the end of the tourist trip.
  • Security service.
  • Multilingual guide throughout the tour.
Come and discover the breathtaking landscape of Southern Spain aboard the luxurious Al Andalus Train, also known as the Palace on Wheels of Spain!

Payments:

According to the selected type of Travel (Regular or Charter), the CLIENT must pay:

  1. a) In Regular Travel:

40% of the total amount for the tourist product reserved as a "registration and guaranteed reservation fee" after receiving the "RESERVATION CONFIRMATION".

  • The remaining 60% to complete the full payment, at least THIRTY days before the date of the trip.
  1. b) In Charter Travel:

40% of the total amount for the tourist product reserved as a "registration and guaranteed reservation fee" after receiving the "RESERVATION CONFIRMATION".

  • The remaining 60% to complete the full payment, at least SIXTY (60) days before the date of the trip.

Prices:

Prices for each tourist product all their variations, are expressed in Euros and include everything that is expressly stated on the website, in brochures and any means and communications issued by RENFE Viajeros for that purpose.

Cancellation by Customer:

The CLIENT may cancel the services booked at any time, be entitled to a refund for the amounts paid, except for 15% of the total amount of booking (on the applicable RRP) which must be paid as compensation.

The percentage to be applied, based on the applicable RRP in force, will be increased depending on the cancellation date with respect to the start date of the trip, as follows:

  • Cancellation between 30 and 15 days: 25%
  • Cancellation between 14 and 5 days: 50%
  • Cancellation between 4 and 1 day: 80%
  • Cancellation less than 24 hours before or no show on the day of departure: 100%

The payment of the refund, if any, will be made by a bank transfer to the account provided by the CLIENT.

Changes:

All changes must be required in writing.

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