A glorious guide to some of the continent’s hidden gems
Each episode in this sumptuous travel series showcases one of Europe’s most extraordinary train journeys, highlighting beautiful natural landscapes, local heritage, regional cultures and, of course, the sheer ease and joy of this fast and eco-friendly mode of transport. It also successfully reveals some of Europe’s hidden gems while offering a whole new level of armchair escapism.
Featured routes include Italy’s Cinqueterre train, taking in the stunning UNESCO World Heritage Site of colourful cliff-top villages and the Douro Line, stretching for 100 miles through Portugal’s winemaking region. We also travel from Seville to Granada in Andalusia, Spain, diving into European history through extraordinary buildings such as the Alhambra Palace and the cathedral in Cordoba. Sit back and enjoy the ride.