Tourist trains in Galicia: nature at every stop
Trenes Turísticos de Galicia
One of Galicia's sightseeing trains at the station
Everybody knows that travelling by train has a charm all its own. And if your journey takes you through Galicia in northwest Spain, there's a special treat awaiting you.
We suggest planning your next getaway in one of Galicia's sightseeing trains. There are 10 itineraries, with a specialist guide for the whole route, and a support coach to take you to more out-of-the-way places on the scheduled visits. On your journey, you can look out over one of the highest cliffs in Europe, visit gardens with hundreds of camellias, taste delicious wines and the foods that have made Galicia famous, discover Roman heritage, or relax in elegant spas. . There are different routes to choose from:
Types of routes
Lighthouses Route. From Ferrol to Ribadeo, you'll see some of the loveliest lighthouses in all Spain.Historical Mansions and Gardens Route. From Santiago de Compostela to Vigo, this takes in noble houses such as the Pazo de Rubiáns.Wine Routes. There are a number of different routes depending on the wine you're interested in: Ribeira Sacra, Rías Baixas, Monterrei, Ribeiro, Valdeorras…The Lamprey Route. Discover one of the star products of Galician cuisine.Roman Lugo Route. A detailed exploration of the heritage sites of Lugo, with time to relax in its Roman Baths.Ourense Spa Route. Galicia’s many hot springs and spas are the focus of this route, which includes a guided tour of Ourense. These are just a few suggestions with a lot to offer. Experience the spirit of old-time train travel while you look out through large windows over the breathtaking natural scenery of Galicia. What more could you ask?
Things to remember
Most of the trains operate at weekends between June and September, inclusive.The routes may last one day (with the option of taking one or two different itineraries with an overnight hotel stay including breakfast).For train travel train around this part of Spain you also have the Galicia Rail Pass, which allows you to use the regional, middle-distance, long distance and Avant train services provided by the RENFE network in Galicia as many times as you want for three days.
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