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Little Trains of the Pyrenees

 

Cap de Creus Nature Park
  • Overview

    highlights

    • Take in spectacular views of the Pyrenees
    • Enjoy journeys on-board some of the region’s most famous railways
    • Admire the beautiful Cap de Creus Nature Park while on-board the Roses Express Train
    • Make the most of a Thuir wine tasting experience, before boarding the Little Yellow Train
    • Sit back and relax with a train journey from Rivesaltes to Axat

    Take in splendid scenery and admire incredible views the Pyrenees are famous for, while travelling on some of the region’s famous trains. From our base in picturesque Roses, we travel through the Cap de Creus Nature Park on the Roses Express Train, travel on-board the Little Yellow Train, and enjoy a scenic train journey from Rivesaltes to Axat.

    Great for:

    • Great for - Culture
    • Great for - History
    • Great for - Nature
    • Great for - Railway
    • Great for - Scenery


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  • Itinerary

    ITINERARY

    LOCATIONS


  • The Hotel

    YOUR HOTEL


    Hotel San Carlos

    Stay at the Hotel San Carlos, an excellent four-star hotel in Roses, surrounded by the Costa Brava’s beautiful national parks. Enjoy comfortable guest rooms and fantastic facilities, including two swimming pools.
    • All rooms are en suite, with air conditioning and TV
    • Lift access
    • Bar area
    • Restaurant
    • Outdoor and indoor swimming pools
    • Sauna
    • Jacuzzi
    • Wi-Fi
    • Official four-star rating
    • Please note: Additional charges may apply for the use of certain hotel facilities.
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  • Excursions & Extras

    INCLUDED EXCURSIONS


    Full Day: Cap de Creus Nature Park on Roses Express

    We enjoy a relaxing journey on-board the Roses Express Train, which travels through the beautiful scenery of the Pyrenees and takes in a number of wonderful landmarks along the way. We journey through the Cap de Creus Nature Park on-board this train, which is famous for its splendid landscape.

    Be sure to admire views of the Canyelles Petites and the monolithic Dolmen de la Creu d'en Cobertella during our journey!

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    Full Day: Thuir Wine Tasting and Little Yellow Train

    Our excursion begins as we make our way to Thuir in Southern France, where we visit a local vineyard. Here, sample some of the excellent wines this town is famous for with a wine tasting experience, before we continue our journey to board the Little Yellow Train.

    So called for its appearance, the Little Yellow Train travels from Villefranche de Conflent to stop at Europe’s highest station - Bolquere - and then continues through the beautiful plateau of the Cerdagne to La Tour du Carol. Relax on-board and enjoy the beautiful views as we travel. 

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    Full Day: Train from Rivesaltes to Axat
    We enjoy a fantastic train ride today, travelling from Rivesaltes to Axat. We board the train in Rivesaltes after a scenic drive to this picturesque town, and then enjoy a journey along a hundred-year-old railway line. Take in a great many landscapes, from mountain scenery to open plains and forests. We travel all the way to Axat, where we disembark the train and continue home. 

    OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS


    Dali Museum
    Figueres and the Dali Museum
    This small town now attracts visitors from all over the world thanks to its association with the artist Salvador Dali, whose weird and wonderful surrealist works of art can be viewed in the Dali Museum. We visit this marvellous museum during our time here to admire the artist’s famous creations. 
    Glass Bottom Boat

 


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What's included

  • Return travel by Grand Tourer coach
  • Eight nights accommodation
  • Overnight stays on outbound and return journeys
  • Daily breakfast, seven evening meals
  • Porterage
  • Three included excursions
  • Two optional excursions

Hotel San Carlos

Stay at the Hotel San Carlos, an excellent four-star hotel in Roses, surrounded by the Costa Brava’s beautiful national parks. Enjoy comfortable guest rooms and fantastic facilities, including two swimming pools.

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Hotel San Carlos

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Stay at the Hotel San Carlos, an excellent four-star hotel in Roses, surrounded by the Costa Brava’s beautiful national parks. Enjoy comfortable guest rooms and fantastic facilities, including two swimming pools.
  • All rooms are en suite, with air conditioning and TV
  • Lift access
  • Bar area
  • Restaurant
  • Outdoor and indoor swimming pools
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi
  • Wi-Fi
  • Official four-star rating
  • Please note: Additional charges may apply for the use of certain hotel facilities.
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