Series 3


Series 3

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


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Tula to St Petersburg

1. Great Continental Railway Journeys: Series 3, Tula to St Petersburg

Michael Portillo sets off with his 1913 guide to to journey through Russia.

Rome to Taormina

2. Great Continental Railway Journeys: Series 3, Rome to Taormina

Michael Portillo takes the train down the spine of Italy from Rome to Sicily.

Warsaw to Krakow

3. Great Continental Railway Journeys: Series 3, Warsaw to Krakow

Michael journeys deep into Europe to explore a country where east meets west: Poland.

La Coruna to Lisbon

4. Great Continental Railway Journeys: Series 3, La Coruna to Lisbon

Michael Portillo finds out about the birth of Britain's long alliance with the Portuguese.

Haifa to the Negev

5. Great Continental Railway Journeys: Series 3, Haifa to the Negev

Following his 1913 Bradshaw's guide, Michael Portillo ventures to the Holy Land.

Lyon to Marseille

6. Great Continental Railway Journeys: Series 3, Lyon to Marseille

Michael Portillo travels from the heart of France to the Mediterranean coast.