Expreso de La Robla Train

León - Bilbao 2023

3 days / 2 nights

Train “Expreso de La Robla”

León - Cistierna - Románico Palentino - Espinosa de los Monteros - Bilbao

Itinerary

León - Valporquero - Cistierna (Friday)

Luggage pick up from 13:30 hrs. to 14:30 hrs. at the León FEVE Station. Then, our coach will take us to San Feliz where our train, Expreso de La Robla, will be waiting for us. Presentation of the crew, accommodation in our cabin and transfer to Matallana. From here, by coach we will cross the spectacular Hoces de Vegacervera and arrive at Valporquero, where we will visit its extraordinary caves, famous for their stalactites, stalagmites and lava flows of capricious shapes, as well as its impressive Gran Rotonda, with 100,000 m3 of subway emptiness. Afterwards, return to the train to head for Cistierna. Dinner and overnight on board.

León, Castilla y León

León

It is a place with good tourist options, besides being one of the cities of the Camino de Santiago. It stands out for its impressive cathedral of Santa Maria or the Basilica of San Isidro in addition to modern buildings such as the Auditorium of the City and the Museum of Contemporary Art and many others. It is also famous for its Holy Week and its folkloric festival of Las Cabezadas. In its gastronomy the roast lamb stands out. Read more


San Feliz, Castilla y León

San Feliz, Castilla y León

A small town, but very well connected thanks to its railroad line. Ideal for strolling through its streets and roads to appreciate its houses and noble houses with ancestral profiles, such as the Casa Solariega de San Feliz. Its festival of "San Feliz de Torío" is very important. One of its longest traditions is the pig slaughter, which is usually celebrated during the long weekend of the Constitution and also at Christmas. Read more


Cistierna, Castilla y León

Cistierna (Castilla y León)

Beautiful, green and picturesque city, where the visitor can enjoy its tranquility in nature, besides visiting places like "La Ermita de San Guillermo", where it houses a beautiful altarpiece of the seventeenth century. Another place of interest to take into account is the Church of Santa Maria, currently its Cultural Exhibition Center. In Cistierna you will be able to taste delicious dishes such as its cocido montañés, typical of the region. Read more

Cistierna - Románico Palentino - Espinosa de Los Monteros (Saturday)

Breakfast on board as we arrive in Guardo (Palencia). From here in our bus we will visit the Roman Villa of La Olmeda with its magnificent collection of mosaics. After this visit, we will go to visit one of the best Romanesque art sites in Europe in the middle of the Camino de Santiago: Saldaña, Carrión de los Condes, of medieval origin and that is evident in some of its monuments and in its old town and Frómista, capital of the Romanesque Palencia, where we will have lunch. After visiting the impressive Temple of San Martin and the Canal de Castilla, which is one of the most important engineering works of its time and its construction lasted almost a century. Return to the train to go to Espinosa de los Monteros, a beautiful village of Las Merindades in Burgos. Dinner and overnight in Espinosa de los Monteros.

Espinosa de los Monteros - Bilbao (Sunday)

While having breakfast on board the Expreso de La Rola train we will cross the incredible scenery of the Mena Valley until we reach Bilbao. Visit, cosmopolitan city that has evolved towards modernity without losing its traditional identity, and famous for its world famous Guggenheim museum. Free time to finish the trip at approximately 14:00 hrs.

Mena Valley, Castilla y León

The city, in a region of great biodiversity and impressive natural beauty, has a rich historical and artistic Romanesque and Gothic heritage, such as the Church of Santa María de Siones and San Lorenzo de Vallejo. Other important Gothic churches are the Chapel of Santa Ana and the Church of Millán de Irús. Its historic center is considered an Asset of Cultural Interest. The puchero menés is its most traditional dish.


Bilbao, Basque Country

Bilbao (Basque Country)

Bilbao, a cosmopolitan city full of life that has evolved towards modernity without losing its traditional identity. Famous not only for its "Cathedral of Santiago", declared a World Heritage Site in 2015, but also for its Guggenheim Museum, considered one of the most important works of the contemporary world for its beauty and great cultural value. City of exquisite dishes such as tripe a la vizcaína, squid in its ink, or desserts such as carolinas. Read more

Note of interest (itinerary 2023): On the first day, baggage pick-up will be from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the León FEVE Station.

Map

Itinerary map

Departures and rates

Departure dates 2023

June July September October
16, 30; 14, 28; 15, 29; 13;

Rates per person season 2023

Cabin 3 days / 2 nights
Standard Room 1.050 €
Individual Supplement Standard Room 790 €

Note: The rates indicated are per person in double accommodation. In all cases, rates must be confirmed when making the reservation, as they may suffer some variation from RENFE. We recommend hiring assistance and cancellation insurance. Limited places.

Included

ACCOMMODATION

On board the train in Standard Room

FULL BOARD IN TRAIN

Dinners and meals on board the train

TRIPS AND VISITS

Trips and guided visits

Train “Expreso de La Robla” include:

Other services available on behalf of the client:

Laundry service. Bar service. Door-to-door luggage: you can hire a collection and delivery of luggage and belongings between the customer's address and the train. Available only nationally.

Standard Room:

Bunk beds, 2 per compartment, wardrobe, luggage rack, reading light, air conditioning, music and public address, telephony, etc., a modern and youthful environment that suits your needs. Each compartment has its own bathroom, with hydromassage shower, sink, toilet and hair dryer. The electric current is 220 v.

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