Day 1 (Friday) León – Cistierna
Baggage pick-up from 14:00 to 15:00 at the FEVE station in León. The coach will then take you back to San Feliz, where the La Robla Express awaits. Accommodation and transfer to Matallana. From here, the luxury coach will take you on a scenic ride through the spectacular Hoces de Vegacervera to visit the Valporquero Cave, famous for its stalactites, stalagmites and flowstones in fascinating shapes, and also for its impressive ‘Great Space’ of 100,000 m3 of underground space. Next, hop back on the train as it heads to Cistierna for dinner and an overnight stay.
Day 2 (Saturday) Cistierna - Espinosa de los Monteros
Start the day with a leisurely breakfast on the way to the next stop; Guardo, in the magical lands of Palencia. From here, enjoy a coach ride to the La Olmeda Roman villa, with its magnificent collection of mosaics, and then discover some of the finest Romanesque art collections in Europe in the towns of Carrión de los Condes and Frómista, where you will have lunch. After visiting the impressive San Martin temple and the Castilla Canal, all aboard 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.
Day 3 (Sunday) Espinosa de los Monteros - Bilbao
During breakfast this morning, take in the breathtaking 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.