9 days - from only £719pp

ABOUT THE TOUR

Little Trains of the Pyrenees

Enjoy the stunning scenery of the spectacular Pyrenees. 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 journey from Rivesaltes to Axat.

TOUR INCLUDES

  • 8 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • 6 evening meals (with wine and water included)
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

9 Day Itinerary

  • Day 1:

    Local departure by coach or Home Connect service, then to our overnight hotel in the Paris area.

  • Day 2:

    In the morning, we enjoy breakfast and then continue our journey from France to Roses, where we stay for the next six nights

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 3: Roses Express

    This morning is at leisure for you to begin your own exploration of the town. Roses is a modern town with excellent shopping, restaurants and bars. Located on the northern edge of the Costa Brava, it is home to some of the most attractive but least crowded beaches in the area.

    This afternoon we board the charming Roses Express (little town train), with its iconic colourful tractor-style engine, and experience the beautiful Cap de Creus Nature Park, where we can admire the impressive sea views.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Roses

    Roses

    Included Highlights

    • Roses Express - Little Town Train
    • Roses
  • Day 4: Little Yellow Train of the Pyrenees

    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.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Thuir

    Little Yellow Train of the Pyrenees Train Ride

    Included Highlights

    • Winetasting
    • Little Yellow Train of the Pyrenees Train Ride
  • Day 5: Núria Valley Railway of the Pyrenees

    Today we enjoy an included guided excursion on the Rack Railway up to the Sanctuary of Núria.

    Located in the Eastern Pyrenees, the mountain resort of Vall de Núria sits high above the Ribes Valley. Breathtaking scenery awaits as we climb more than 100 metres over the 12-kilometre journey.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Nuria Valley

    Nuria Valley Guided Train ride

    Included Highlights

    • Nuria Valley Train ride
  • Day 6: 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.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Axat

    Train ride from Rivesaltes to Axat

    Included Highlights

    • Train ride from Rivesaltes to Axat
  • Day 7: 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.

    Figueres

    Figueres

    Included Highlights

    • Figueres
    • Dali Museum
  • Day 8:

    Time to bid a fond farewell to Roses today as we make our way to our overnight hotel in the Paris area.

    Included meals: Breakfast

  • Day 9:

    Return home.

    Included meals: Breakfast

Single Room Supplement from £169.00 (9 days).

Hotels

You will stay for six nights at the 3-star Hotel Coral Platja in Roses.

  • Prestige Coral Platja

    The hotel has a fantastic location right on the beach and only a short stroll from the centre of Roses. The hotel offers a bar, restaurant, swimming pool and a lovely terrace to enjoy an evening drink listening to the sound of the waves. Overnight stays in the Paris area will be in city-style hotels.

    • Swimming Pool
    • English Speaking Staff
    • Bureau de Change
    • Guest Lounge
    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • Lift
    • WiFi Available
    • TV
    • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
    • Hairdryer
    • Telephone

Joining points

Travel from most joining points is included within your coach holiday price; some carry a supplement of £20pp. To find your nearest joining point, search using your postcode below.

For a full list of our joining points, click here.

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