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Southern Europe

Linha do Douro Railway – Portugal

The Linha do Douro is a popular rail route in northern Portugal that follows the Douro River from the city of Porto to the towns of Peso da Régua, Pinhao and Pocinho. The stretch between Peso da Régua and Pocinho where you can see the river and the steep valleys filled with vineyards, is one […]

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Lisbon to Madrid Train – Trenhotel Lusitania

One of the pleasures of travelling around Europe by train is being able to sleep on many of the trains. One of the best-loved overnight trains is the popular Spanish sleeper train, Trenhotel Lusitania, which links Lisbon with Madrid. Every night this train departs from Lisbon, travelling via Coimbra in Portugal and Salamanca in Spain, […]