El Expreso de la Robla, La Robla - León to Bilbao Itinerary
La Robla León to Bilbao
León, Cistierna, Espinosa de los Monteras, Bilbao
3 days/2 nights
Meeting Point: 14:00 hrs in León’s FEVE Station
Friday: León - Cistierna. Reception at the station. Transfer to San Feliz Station where El Expreso de la Robla is waiting. Reception on board, cold lunch and train trip to Matallana, to visit the Cave of Valporquero, well-known stalactites, stalagmites and flowstones, as well as its breathtaking Great Rotunda, a 100,000 m3 underground cavity. Transfer back to the train and trip on board to the railway village of Cistierna. Dinner and night.
Saturday: Cistierna - Espinosa de los Monteros. While enjoying breakfast, the train takes us to Guardo, in the Palencia region. From there the coach takes us to the Roman Villa of La Olmeda and its magnificent collection of mosaics. Then discover some of the finest Romanesque art collections in Europe in the towns of Carrión de los Condes and Frómista, where we have lunch. After visiting the impressive San Martin temple and the Castilla Canal, we board 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.
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. Free time, ending the trip at approximately 14:00.
Please follow the link above to the Luxury Train Club for all further information.