Spain By Vintage Train – El Expreso De La Robla Vintage Train
3 days with SITA World Tours Rating:
Day 1, Friday: Bilbao-Espinosa de los Monteros
Baggage pick-up from 15:00 to 16:00 at La Concordia Station in Bilbao; a unique modernist building dating back to 1902 that is one of the most authentic heritage sites in Bilbao from the Belle Époque Era. At 16:00, meet all of your travel companions at a welcome talk on board the train. Once settled on board, the La Robla Express heads towards Sotoscueva, to visit the Ojo Guareña karst complex, formed by more than 100 kilometres of galleries and declared a Natural Monument. The next stop is Espinosa de los Monteros, a beautiful village in the Burgos Merindades, where you will have dinner. Overnight in Espinosa. (D)
Day 2, Saturday: Espinosa de los Monteros-Cistierna
Enjoy your first breakfast to the click-clack of the iron rails and beautiful scenery on the way to Mataporquera. From here, a coach will take you to the breath-taking landscapes of the Romanesque Palencia, Carrión de los Condes, with many historical heritage sites to visit and enjoy. Enjoy the town in your own way with free time before the tour continues to Canal de Castilla and Frómista, with its impressive Romanesque church of San Martín. Free time and lunch. In the afternoon, continue on a journey back in time with a visit to the Roman Villa of La Olmeda and its magnificent collection of mosaics. Back on board, the next stop on the La Robla Express is Cistierna, with a visit to its Railway Museum and then dinner and an overnight stay. (BLD)
Day 3, Sunday: Cistierna – Leon
What better way to start the day than breakfast to the click-clack of the rails with beautiful landscapes flashing by on board the La Robla Express. The next stop on our adventure is San Feliz (literally, Saint Happy!), it’s sure to be a fun day! From here we go by coach to visit the city of León to explore its historical centre, San Isidoro and the Cathedral. Free time, to end the trip at approximately 14:00. (B)
All This Included
Train: Grand Class Room onboard El Expreso De La Robla Vintage
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