Dag 1 * León - Cistierna
Baggage collection from 13:30 hours in León’s “Ancho Métrico” Renfe Station. Free time for lunch until 15:15 hours, when we will make our first visit: the spectacular Gothic Cathedral of León, which holds one of the largest collections of medieval stained glass in the world. We enjoy free time before our coach takes us to San Feliz station to board El Expreso de La Robla. Accommodation and trip to Cistierna where we will have dinner and spend the night.
Dag 2 * Cistierna - Mataporquera
While enjoying our first breakfast on board, the train will take us to Guardo, in Palencia lands. Our coach will then take us to visit the Roman Villa of La Olmeda and its magnificent collection of mosaics, before discovering one of the finest collections of Romanesque art in Europe in the villages of Carrión de los Condes and Frómista, where we will have lunch. After visiting the impressive church of San Martín, we will head back to the train to rest before moving by coach to Aguilar de Campoo. Visit, free time and dinner in this town. Back onboard and night in Mataporquera.
Dag 3 * Mataporquera – Sotoscueva
We start the day in Sotoscueva, Burgos, visiting the Ojo Guareña karstic complex, consisting of more than 100 kilometres of galleries and a listed Natural Monument. Then we will go to Medina de Pomar, with its rich architectural heritage, highlighting the Palace of the Constables. After lunch, we go to the train to rest and continue the journey with the visit of Espinosa de los Monteros, a beautiful villa of Las Merindades in Burgos, where we will have dinner. Night in Sotoscueva.
Dag 4 * Sotoscueva - Bilbao
The Expreso de La Robla will take us to Balmaseda, through the amazing landscape of the Valley of Mena. We will dedicate the morning to discover Balmaseda, a walking tour through the village and visit the Museum of Berets La Encartada, that will take us to the Industrial Revolution period and guide us through the history of the Basque textile industry. Back on the train, we will head to Bilbao. Crew farewell and end of the trip in La Concordia station at around 14:15 hours.