The “normality” is making its way in the operation of Renfe and the public operator has announced the progressive recovery of so-called tourist trains thematic that the company manages in collaboration with various tourist institutions and entities.
Specifically, in a statement, the recovery of the Wine Train, the Castilla Canal Train and the Zorrilla Train, managed together with the Valladolid Provincial Council and the City Council of this Castilian city.
The trains of Teresa de Ávila and Antonio Machado, which Renfe manages in collaboration with the municipalities of Ávila and Segovia, also return to circulation. Both initiatives, in the words of the company, “also offer travelers the opportunity to discover the cultural and gastronomic heritage of both cities.”
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The last Saturdays of each month, until December 19, the Wine Train will circulate between Madrid and Valladolid thanks to a collaboration agreement reached between Renfe and the Diputación de Valladolid.
It is a round trip by Avant train between the two cities and, in Valladolid, a visit to one of the six routes framed in the respective designations of origin of the area: Ribera del Duero, Rueda, Cigales and Toro. Already in the Castilian capital, travelers are welcomed in the Valladolid station by an actor and a tour guide, from where they take the bus to enjoy a cultural and gastronomic day with wine tourism as the main protagonist. It also includes visits and complementary activities, different for each date: July 25, August 29, September 26, October 31, November 28 and December 19.
The price of this combined trip, which includes train and bus trips, visits to the wineries, food and complementary activities, has a price of 99 euros for adults and 79 for children.
Castilla Canal Train
Navigating the Canal de Castilla, an engineering work from the 18th century and the only navigable in Spain, is the possibility that Renfe offers, in collaboration with the Diputación de Valladolid, with the Castilla Canal Train.
It is a combination of train and boat scheduled for Sundays August 2, September 6, October 4, November 1 and December 6. Includes the round trip by Avant train from Madrid Chamartín to Valladolid, bus trip, food in restaurants in the area, an hour-long boat trip through the Canal de Castilla and complementary visits to museums, such as the San Francisco in Medina de Rioseco, the one of Santa Espina, in Urueña, or the Mozarabic Church of Santa María in Wamba.
The journey in the boats that transit the Canal starts at the San Antonio Flour factory, a 19th century construction located in Medina de Rioseco. Tickets for this unique trip can be purchased by 85 euros adults and 64 euros the child.
José Zorrilla train
He José Zorrilla train It is the tourist travel option that Renfe, in collaboration with the Valladolid City Council, offers every Saturday, until the last of November, to travelers who travel to the Castilian capital to discover the cultural and gastronomic attractions of the city itself. . A guided tour of the Delibian “Heretic Route” or a tour, also guided, along the “Valladolid Ríos de Luz” itinerary, which at nightfall allows you to visit the main monuments, squares and avenues of the city, are two of the proposals of this tourist offer.
The ticket for this trip, which costs 49.80 euros for adults and 37.30 euros for children, includes the round trip by Avant train (the return can be postponed until Sunday of the same weekend), guided tours (until full capacity is reached) and visits to the various museums in the city.
Teresa de Ávila and Antonio Machado trains
In the case of Train of Teresa de Ávila, offers cultural proposals such as a visit to the Capriotto Collection, the Superunda Palace, the Post-medieval Ovens, the Jewish Tanneries or the Avila wall itself. The trips are made between the Madrid station of Príncipe Pío and Ávila every Saturday in the months of August, September and October on Media Distancia trains. The ticket, which can be purchased at the price of 20.30 euros for adults and 15.20 euros for children, includes round-trip train travel and free access to exhibitions.
For his part, the Antonio Machado train It takes travelers from Madrid to Segovia to visit the artistic heritage of the city and to know the places and surroundings associated with the life and work of the poet.
The trips will be made on stoon July 25, 1,8,15, August 22, 29 and September, 5, 12, 19 and 26 of the month. The ticket, which can be purchased at www.renfe.com, Renfe Ticket, station ticket offices, travel agencies, telephone sales on 91 232 03 20 and multiproduct auto-vending machines, involves the round trip on the day between Madrid and Segovia, although the return can be postponed to Sunday if you want to enjoy the whole weekend.