You want to enjoy a sunny and warm climate in Europe ? Then take a trip to Spain, one of the brightest countries in Europe. Thanks to Renfe, you will be able to use the Ave to visit popular cities such as Barcelona, Madrid or Malaga.
An extended network
When you travel on board an Ave train, the high speed modern train, you will quickly find out how easy it is to reach main cities in Spain. Indeed Ave trains connect several main major Spanish cities. For example you can take the Ave from Madrid or Barcelona and travel across the country to reach Malaga or Sevilla.
Choosing to travel on board the Ave, a nice stopover will be the city of Madrid. Home to one of the world best football team – the Real Madrid – the city has many popular parks, monuments and famous museums. If you want to relax by enjoying a stroll in a green are, then you can visit the Royal Botanic Garden or the Campo del Moro gardens. When in Madrid, why not seize the opportunity to visit one of the most popular football stadiums, the Camp Nou or even watch popular players such as Cristiano Ronaldo train.
After your journey in Madrid, you can take an Ave service and head to the south of Spain, in Cordoba. This old city is found in the region of Andalusia. Nearby are the popular towns of Madrid and Sevilla. Ave services connect all those cities in a very short time. By using the Ave, you will have the opportunity to enjoy the sunny south of Spain.
If you want to visit Barcelona, the Ave will make things easier. The city is well connected to all other main cities in Spain thanks to Ave services. When in Barcelona, you will have plenty of things to do and to see. Magnificent cathedrals which date back to the 12th and 13th century, art works of Antoni Gaudi and the Agbar tower will be on display.
From Barcelona, you can reach the city of Lleida in less than 30 mintes. Lledia is one of the oldest towns in Catalogna. 45 minutes away from Lledia, is Zaragoza. The city is rich of several attractions such as Basilica del Pilar, La Seo Cathedral and the Aljaferia Palace. To complete the picture, you can easily take the train back to Madrid for more activities.
The convenience of one or more passes
Use one of Eurail Passes and travel on board trains which are operated by the Renfe in Spain. You will be offered discounts and bonuses all along the way ! If you are planning to visit Spain thouroughly you can use a Eurail Spain Pass. If you are planning on crossing borders, to countries such as France, Italy or Portugal, buy a Eurail Regional Pass like France-Spain, Italy-Spain or Portugal-Spain Pass.