TAKE A SPANISH RAIL-CRUISE IN NORTHERN SPAIN
3 day ‘El Expreso de la Robla’ Train, La Robla Route: Leon to Bilbao
July: 2, 16
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El Expreso de La Robla was born with the idea of offering all the charm and comfort of classic rail travel at affordable prices. Get ready for a trip to enjoy the countryside and culture of the Camino de Santiago French Way, with this weekend tour of Castile and León, between Bilbao and León.
Day 1 (Friday) Leon – Cistierna
Baggage pick-up from 1400 to 1500 at the FEVE station in León. The coach will then take you back to San Feliz, where the La Robla Express awaits. Meet your crew and then transfer to Matallana. From here, the luxury coach will take you on a scenic ride through the spectacular Hoces de Vegacervera to visit the Valporquero Cave, famous for its stalactites, stalagmites and flowstones in fascinating shapes, and also for its impressive ‘Great Space’ of 100,000m3 of underground space. Next, hop back on the train as it heads to Cistierna, with a visit to the Railway Museum, dinner and an overnight stay.
Day 2 (Saturday) Cistierna – Palencian Romanesque Art – Espinosa de los Monteros
Start the day with a leisurely breakfast on the way to our next stop; Guardo, in the magical lands of Palencia. From here, travel by coach to the La Olmeda Roman villa, with its magnificent collection of mosaics, and then discover some of the finest Romanesque art collections in Europe right in the middle of the Camino de Santiago, Saldana, Carrión de los Condes and Frómista, where we will have lunch. After visiting the impressive San Martin temple and the Castilla Canal, all aboard the train once again to travel on to Sotoscueva and then visit Espinosa de los Monteros, a beautiful village in the Burgos area of Las Merindades, with dinner and an overnight stay in Espinosa.
Day 3 (Sunday) Espinosa de los Monteros – Bilbao
During breakfast this morning, take in the breath-taking views across the incredible landscape of the Mena Valley as the train heads towards Bilbao. Enjoy the city and a visit to the world-renowned Guggenheim museum with free time before ending the trip at approximately 1400.
|2021 Departure Dates
|Per Person in
|Per Person in
|July: 2, 16
|AUD 1,665||AUD 2,405|
THE EL EXPRESO DE LA ROBLA SPANISH TRAIN TRIP INCLUDES:
-Accommodation on board in twin bunk compartment with en-suite bathroom
-On board buffet breakfast every day
-All dinners and lunches (including wine, water, soft drinks and coffee)
-Welcome drink and snack
-Tickets for museums, attractions and shows
-Scheduled excursions and tours
-Coach accompanying the train along the trip
-Taxes and services
-Daily newspapers and magazines
-Guide throughout the tour
-Excellent crew available
OTHER SERVICES AVAILABLE AT PASSENGER’S EXPENSE: