Day One. We journey to our overnight ferry to the continent enjoying dinner, entertainment and breakfast on board.
Day Two. We continue to our overnight dinner, bed and breakfast stop.
Day Three. We arrive at Roses and check into our hotel for our seven night stay.
Day Four. Morning at leisure. In the afternoon we hop aboard the Roses Express land train and rumble into the mountain landscape of Cap de Creus Nature Park – a natural wonder with soaring cliffs and hidden coves.
Day Five. We travel into the French Pyrenees where we indulge in some tasting of local products at the medieval walled commune of Thuir. In the afternoon, it’s all aboard the historic Little Yellow Train at Villefranche where our carriage climbs upwards, scaling dramatic landscapes to the Pyrenean village of Font Romeu. After some time to look around the village, we return to our hotel by coach.
Days Six & Seven. Two days at leisure to enjoy the charms of Roses.
Day Eight. Returning to France, we travel to Rivesaltes where we board the Train du Pays Cathare et du Fenouilledes. Relax as you trundle though a land of vines and castles, slowly climbing until you reach the quaint hamlet of Axat where you’ll have free time.
Day Nine. Another thrilling day as we journey on the spectacular Núria Valley Rack Railway. One of the only ways to access the valley, this rack railway showcases this part of the world at its rugged best as it climbs seven miles from Ribes de Freser. Take in thebeauty of this peaceful oasis where the glassy waters reflect the greens and browns of the forests and where the only traffic is the occasional sailing boat drifting past.
Day Ten. It’s adios to Spain and bonjour France as we head to our dinner, bed and breakfast stop.
Day Eleven. We continue to our ferry back to the UK with dinner, entertainment and breakfast on board.
Day Twelve. We make our way home views.