Central Holidays whisks you away on a breathtaking adventure through the Spanish countryside on our Spain by Rail travel programs. See the classic and most popular cities throughout the country like the capital of Madrid, the cosmopolitan city of Barcelona, the parks of Seville, and the sun-soaked Costa del Sol seaside region. You set the pace of your journey while we handle the details of your itinerary – spend as long as you wish at each destination and then relax and take in the countryside as you travel via deluxe rail on Spain’s wonderful trains. In Spain’s capital, Madrid, tour magnificent museums like the Museo del Prado or The Reina Sofia Museum, or stroll down bustling Gran Via, an ornate street that also happens to be the city’s most important shopping area. Then board your train to head on to your next adventure – our Spain by Rail travel programs are one of the best ways to see this magnificent country.


Day 1 - Madrid

Arrival into Madrid. After check-in at your hotel, the balance of the day is at leisure. Cradle of Spain's social and cultural renaissance, Madrid boasts some of the country's best museums, most beloved fútbol (soccer) clubs, vivacious nightlife, and over 40 parks and gardens

Day 2 - Madrid

d This morning enjoy a panoramic tour of Madrid. See the impressive Plaza de Espana, the typical Castilian quarter of "la Moreria", the elegant area by the Prado Museum, the fashionable Gran Via and the beautiful Retiro Park. Afternoon at leisure. In the evening the city comes to life with a near endless array of performing arts, including the famous Opera House. (B)

Day 3 - Madrid/Seville

This morning travel by rail to Seville. After your check in, start discovering Seville, one of the historic capitals of Andalucia. The tapas, fiestas, and flower-filled patios may all be clichés, but they're authentic ones, true to a city that knows how to celebrate. (B)

Day 4 - Seville

Today enjoy your included walking city tour. Tonight, feel the passion behind flamenco or experience the art of tapas tasting on your own. (B)

Day 5 - Seville/Cordoba

Today travel by train to Cordoba, one of the greatest cities of the Medieval world. This afternoon is free for you to visit Cordoba’s famous Mosque, the largest in the world. (B) Day 6 Cordoba/Costa del Sol This morning travel to Malaga by train and check in at your hotel in Costa del Sol. (B)

Day 6 - Costa del Sol

You have a full day to relax on the sunny beaches of this famous resort area where visitors gather to unwind and have a good time. (B)

Day 7 - Costa del Sol

You have a full day to relax on the sunny beaches of this famous resort area where visitors gather to unwind and have a good time. (B)

Day 8 - Costa del Sol

Take the time to leisurely explore the Costa del Sol as you stroll along its boardwalks. If you prefer to take advantage of one more day of touring, why not visit Granada. This Moorish city offers architectural marvels, including the Alhambra. (B)

Day 9 - Costa del Sol to USA (or extend your stay)

Say “adiós” to Spain or extend your stay. (B)

Print Heart of Spain details


  • Hotel accommodation for 8 nights
  • Daily buffet breakfast
  • Half day panoramic city tour of Madrid
  • Half day city tour of Seville
  • Transportation Madrid to Seville by First class rail
  • Transportation Seville to Cordoba by First class rail
  • Transportation Cordoba to Malaga by First class rail
  • Document holder and luggage tags
  • Hotel taxes and service charges


      • Airfare, Airport taxes & Fuel Surcharges 
      • Visa upon arrival (and upon re-entry) if required 
      • Tips and Personal items 
      • Travel Insurance 
      • Optional Tours


    From price is per person, double occupancy, and based on following hotels:
    Madrid: Tryp Gran Via
    Seville: Monte Triana
    Cordoba: Tryp Gallos
    Costa del Sol: Sol Principe

    A selection of different hotels, room category, additional nights, transfers and optional tours are available. Program’s validity and/or some included features may vary.

Departures & Rates

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