Series 2


Series 2

Michael Portillo travels on the great train routes of Europe, as he retraces more of the journeys featured in George Bradshaw's 1913 Continental Railway Guide.


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Madrid to Gibraltar

1. Great Continental Railway Journeys: Series 2, Madrid to Gibraltar

Armed with his 1913 railway guide, Michael Portillo returns to his native Spain.

Turin to Venice

2. Great Continental Railway Journeys: Series 2, Turin to Venice

Michael Portillo takes the train from Turin to Casanova's capital of romance, Venice.

Dresden to Kiel

3. Great Continental Railway Journeys: Series 2, Dresden to Kiel

Michael Portillo explores Germany, the powerhouse of today's European Union.

Copenhagen to Oslo

4. Great Continental Railway Journeys: Series 2, Copenhagen to Oslo

Michael Portillo explores Scandinavia, braving one of the world's oldest rollercoasters.

Prague to Munich

5. Great Continental Railway Journeys: Series 2, Prague to Munich

Michael Portillo travels from Bohemia to Bavaria with his 1913 guidebook in hand.

Bordeaux to Bilbao

6. Great Continental Railway Journeys: Series 2, Bordeaux to Bilbao

Michael Portillo samples the delights of the French and Spanish Atlantic coast.