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Address: Algeciras, Spain (Formerly Regional Train)
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Storks & Mountains

Travelled by RENFE from Algeciras to Ronda. The start of the journey provides excellent views of nesting storks on pylons, etc. Sit on the right for best views. Then passes... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
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Monroe, NY
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4 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

My wife and I took Renfe train from Malaga to Cordoba for a day trip. Ran on time and was reasonably clean. That said, the online experience was terrible! I had to spend 20 minutes getting all the info onto the site, and when I fanlly got to the last point to pay, it kept bumping me, saying the phone... More 

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España
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

I commute weekly from Barcelona to Madrid. The Renfe AVE tickets are overpriced in general, but a word of warning to summer travelers.. the prices increase in the summer! My tip is to take the Vueling air connection instead, it's much cheaper, especially at late notice, and the travel time is the same (includ. getting to and from the airport... More 

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Travelled by RENFE from Algeciras to Ronda. The start of the journey provides excellent views of nesting storks on pylons, etc. Sit on the right for best views. Then passes through forested and mountainous area until emerging towards Ronda which is a must for a visit. The seats were OK but not friendly for anyone with back problems. I suffered... More 

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Ossining, New York
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21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Bought a tourist plus flexible ticket. Website says use of club lounge at station is allowed however staff at club lounge insisted it was only for first class passengers. Got to train station early and no one at customer service was willing to change my ticket for a train that was leaving one hour earlier. All the customer service reps... More 

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

We have recently travelled around Spain using trains. The booking process on their website was straight forward and we were able to book our tickets well in advance. The trains were very clean and comfortable - we travelled in first class and tourist class ( no real difference) and always left on time. The even have movies (provided you can... More 

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Guildford, Surrey, UK
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51 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

My partners and I planned a five-night stay in Córdoba, flying to Málaga and staying two nights there before proceeding to Córdoba. I had great difficulty trying to reserve train tickets on the RENFE website and instead used Loco2, who processed my order efficiently and sent PDF files of the tickets in the same way as airlines send boarding passes... More 

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spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We had a lovely ride to Rhonda and then were able to have lunch and proceed by train through the gorge at El Chorro and the lakes, it was a great day with beautiful views. The historical value, was that it was built by the British for the servicemen and their families to go into the mountains for a break.

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Los Angeles, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Horrible service! I've used AVE trains several times. The AVE bullet trains are really nice, specially the Siemens trains which are very comfortable. This review is for the overall service experience. Renfe's online portal to purchase tickets is not at all user friendly and does not work very well with credit cards from outside Spain. At best, Renfe's online portal... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

If you wonder how to get to the city from Barcelona airport, the train is so convenient and cheap. if you buy a book (T10) of 10 tickets which cost 10.9 Euros, the cost come out about 1.1 Euro each way. The taxi I heard would cost about 40 Euro. These same tickets could be used for all the other... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I second the emotion of the previous posters comments about couldn't care less customer service. However for my two pence worth I'll give you a far worse example. Been into the one in Malaga today wanting to make enquires about trains to San Sebastian; Last week I went in a the guy basically didn't want to help at all ;... More 

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Address: Algeciras, Spain (Formerly Regional Train)
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Costa de la Luz  >  Algeciras

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