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Northern Spain By Rail RSP

Visiting: Spain
Trip Duration 12 Days

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Northern Spain By RailScores 7.3 out of 10 based on 6 reviews
(8 out of 10)

Confirmed traveller

So many highlights; the trip to Bulnes in the Picos, the Paradors (especially in Leon), Santiago, the food, the scenery. We found Jon to be extremely helpful, engaging and he made our trip more enjoyable.
Confirmed traveller: 09 July 2015
Published on: 07 November 2015
(7 out of 10)


Great Paradores but worst rooms were booked and cheapest dinner option provided for 2 included dinners. Be specific when booking with Explore the type and location of room you want at the Paradores to avoid disappointment. No luck with the free meals unless you order your own off the amazing menu and ask for a partial credit for the included meals. Cities and towns visited were beautiful, train service excellent. Last day 12 hour train ride a bit excessive, there is a faster train available.
Confirmed traveller: 30 September 2015
Published on: 28 October 2015
(4 out of 10)


Melbourne Australia
Highlights - Santiago de Compostela, Picos de Europa

Don't book unless you like long, tedious journeys by poorly scheduled trains
Confirmed traveller: 30 September 2015
Published on: 19 October 2015

While we’re delighted to read that you enjoyed some parts of your trip, we were disappointed to read that you were unhappy with the train journeys. Clearly, we’re at the mercy of the local train operators, but we do try to dovetail as many journeys as possible to make them speedy and efficient. We’ve taken your comments onboard and will consider them when we next review the itinerary.

(8 out of 10)


Eastry, Sandwich, Kent
The Rail journeys, the Paradors and the pleasant countryside.
Confirmed traveller: 30 September 2015
Published on: 04 October 2015
(9 out of 10)


New York
Overall, the trip was well planned and expertly managed. As I said above, however, I would have preferred to skip the long train ride from Leon to Bilbao at the end. This leg added nothing to the value of the trip, so that time could have been better apportioned to other stops on the tour.
Confirmed traveller: 08 October 2014
Published on: 28 September 2015