EL EXPRESO DE LA ROBLA: LA ROBLA: BILBAO - LEON (3 DAYS/2 NIGHTS)

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La Robla route offers a unique combination of history and nature that follows the traces of the legendary train, which since the late nineteenth century transported coal from León and Palencia fields to the thriving Basque industry.

Overview

El Expreso de La Robla was born with the idea of offering all the charm and comfort of classic rail travel at affordable prices. The common areas of El Expreso de La Robla consist of by three comfortable air-conditioned lounge carriages offering a permanent bar service.

Every morning they are the prepared for an exquisite buffet breakfast, and passengers also enjoy a choice of newspapers, magazines, a library, films and a TV. These lounges are flexible and can be used for conferences, talks, courses and meetings, with all the required technological facilities. All carriages are connected internally, thereby allowing free movement of passengers throughout its length.

Dates
Dates Price  
Jun 10, 2022 - Jun 12, 2022
1000€
Jun 24, 2022 - Jun 26, 2022
1000€
Jul 8, 2022 - Jul 10, 2022
1000€
Jul 22, 2022 - Jul 24, 2022
1000€
Sep 9, 2022 - Sep 11, 2022
1000€
Sep 23, 2022 - Sep 25, 2022
1000€
Oct 7, 2022 - Oct 9, 2022
1000€
Oct 21, 2022 - Oct 23, 2022
1000€
Route
  1. Day 1, Friday Bilbao - Espinosa de los Monteros

    Baggage claim from 2:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at La Concordia Station in Bilbao, a unique modernist building dating back to 1902 and which is one of the most genuine heritage of Bilbao in the Belle Époque. At 3:00 p.m., the reception will be on board the train. Once accommodated on board, La Robla Express sets course for Sotoscueva, where we will visit the karst complex of Ojo Guareña, formed by more than 100 kilometers of galleries and declared a Natural Monument. Next, we will approach Espinosa de los Monteros, a beautiful village of Las Merindades burgalesa, where we will have dinner. Night in Espinosa.

  2. Day 2, Saturday Sotoscueva - Mataporquera

    While we enjoy our first breakfast on board, we will arrive with the train to Mataporquera. From here, our coach will bring us closer to the splendid landscapes of Romanesque Palentino, Carrión de los Condes and its abundant heritage. We will tour the town and have free time and lunch. In the afternoon, we will continue going back in time with the visit to the Roman Villa of La Olmeda and its magnificent collection of mosaics. Back on the train, La Robla Express will bring us to Cistierna, where we will have dinner and spend the night.

  3. Day 3, Sunday Cistierna - León

    While we have breakfast, La Robla Express will transfer us to San Feliz. From here, by coach, we will approach to visit the city of León. Visit of its historical center, San Isidoro and Cathedral. Free time, to end at 2:00 p.m.

Lodging

El Expreso de La Robla has four sleeping cars with seven cabins each, all equipped with twin berths, wardrobe, reading light, air conditioning, in-room music, PA system, etc.

The cabins have a fresh, modern atmosphere that allows you a comfortable rest. They also feature an ensuite bathroom with hydromassage shower, washbasin, toilet and hairdryer. 

For passengers’ complete to rest, the train will remain stationary at the station overnight. El Expreso de La Robla is waiting for those who wish to enjoy the night of each town on the way.

Gastronomy

As a tradition in Renfe Luxury Tourist Trains, the finest cuisine is an essential part of El Expreso de La Robla, buffet breakfast aboard and lunch and dinners served in selected restaurants. Delicious fish and seafood from the Cantabrian sea, traditional cuisine from Basque, Cantabrian, Asturias and Castile area form a compendium of innovation and culture.

FAQ

OTHER SERVICES AVAILABLE AT CLIENT'S EXPENSE:

  • Laundry service.
  • Bar service.
  • Door to door luggage: pick up and delivery of luggage and belongings from the customer's home and train. 
What is included?
Whats included in this tour Items that are covered in the cost of tour price.
  • Accommodation onboard in double cabins with ensuite bathroom.
  • Onboard buffet breakfast every day.
  • All dinners and lunches serving the finest cuisine in top restaurants (including wine, water, soft drinks and coffee).
  • Welcome drink.
  • Mineral water.
  • Toiletries bag.
  • Tickets for museums, attractions and shows.
  • Excursions and scheduled tours.
  • Coach accompanying the train along the trip.
  • Taxes and services.
  • Daily newspapers and magazines.
  • Security service.
  • Guide throughout the tour.
  • Excellent crew available.
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Dates Price  
Jun 10, 2022
Jun 12, 2022
1000€
Jun 24, 2022
Jun 26, 2022
1000€
Jul 8, 2022
Jul 10, 2022
1000€
Jul 22, 2022
Jul 24, 2022
1000€
Sep 9, 2022
Sep 11, 2022
1000€
Sep 23, 2022
Sep 25, 2022
1000€
Oct 7, 2022
Oct 9, 2022
1000€
Oct 21, 2022
Oct 23, 2022
1000€