El Expreso de la Robla, La Robla - Bilbao to León Itinerary
La Robla - Bilbao to León
Bilbao, Espinosa de los Monteras, Cistierna, León
3 days/2 nights
Meeting Point: 14:00/15:00hrs Concordia de Bilbao Station.
Friday: Bilbao - Espinosa de Los Monteros. Baggage collection from 14:00/15:00hrs at La Concordia station in Bilbao, one of the 1902 heritage buildings of Bilbao’s Belle Époque. At 15:00 there is 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.
Saturday: Espinosa de Los Monteros - Cistierna. Enjoy breakfast as the train travels to Mataporquera. Join a coach to travel through the breath-taking landscapes of the Romanesque Palencia, Carrión de los Condes, with many historical heritage sites to visit and enjoy. Free time before the tour continues to Canal de Castilla and Frómista, with its impressive Romanesque church of San Martín. After lunch we visit 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 and dinner. Overnight in Cistierna.
Sunday: Cistierna – León. Breakfast whilst travelling to San Feliz (literally, Saint Happy!), so must 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.
Please follow the link above to the Luxury Train Club for all further information.