TRAIN "CAMPOS DE CASTILLA"
The train called Campos de Castilla, from Madrid to Soria, remembers the same trip that the poet Antonio Machado did more than 100 years ago, and that inspired him to write that verses in his book “Campos de Castilla”. This literary journey can be made some weekends from May to mid-November. The proposal includes one night accommodation in Soria and activities on Saturday and Sunday. After one hour starting the trip, it takes place the first surprise with theatrical animation from Siguenza. Passengers move to the time of Antonio Machado thanks to the play, that has place on the same train cars, about the poet's life and his work Campos de Castilla. Once in Soria, the traveler is greeted with a tasting of Soria tipical products. After that, a city tour around the river Duero by bus: The baroque chapel of San Saturio rising on an ancient Visigoth hermits cave and the monastery of San Juan de Duero from its splendid cloister and its thirteenth century church preserved, both are two of the unmissable stops Machado route. The afternoon is dedicated to a promenade in the city center.Sunday morning the excursion by bus to “Fuentes del Duero” and the Black Lagoon to see the landscapes that inspired the poet to write the “Legend of Alvargonzález” and the visit to the ancient city of Numancia are two proposals for each weekend in the Train Campos de Castilla.