Fred. Holidays Rail Journeys is expanding its Cruise & Rail product with three itineraries in Spain and South America.
The itineraries combine a Star Clippers tall ship sailing with rail journeys on the luxury Al Andalus in Spain and the Hiram Bingham, a Belmond train in Peru.
Available to book is the Rome to Malaga Sail & Al Andalus Luxury Rail: A 22-night holiday starting with an 11-night cruise from Rome to Malaga onboard Star Clipper with calls in Elba, Lerici, Monaco, St Tropez, Mahon, Palma, Ibiza, Cartagena and Motril. This is followed by four nights in Malaga before boarding the Al Andalus for a six-night luxury rail journey to Seville with stops in Granada, Linares/Baeza, Ubeda, Cordoba, Ronda and Jerez.
Another Spanish option is the 20-night Al Andalus Luxury Rail & Canary Islands which begins with an overnight stay in Seville before boarding the Al Andalus for a six-night luxury rail journey to Malaga with stops in Jerez, Cadiz, Ronda, Cordoba, Ubeda, Baeza and Granada. This is followed by a four-night stay in Malaga before joining Star Flyer for a nine-night cruise from Malaga to Gran Canaria calling in Gibraltar, Tangier, Cadiz, Safi, Arrecife and Puerto del Rosario.
The final itinerary crosses over to South America for the Costa Rica Sail & Machu Picchu Luxury Rail. This 16-night trip includes a seven-night cruise round trip from Punto Arenas onboard Star Clipper, a stay in Costa Rica, Lima and Cusco, deep in the heart of the Andes, and a luxury rail journey from Rio Sagrado station up to Machu Picchu.