Train green railways in Spain

30 Jan Train green railways in Spain

Viajar en Tren - TravelgenioRENFE (the Spanish railway company) is promoting the program Green Railways in order to get to know and use them in the company lands where there are accessible old railways from the train stations.

There are nowadays 16 green ways over old FEVE railways that can be enjoyed by travelers, about 350 kilometers with new recovered routes to be walked or cycled, and special acts for people with reduced mobility. These new alternatives by train are a perfect plan for a weekend.

Renfe green railways

There are 17 green railways traced over old FEVE railways with access from a train itinerary in which bicycles can be taken up. It is a perfect alternative familiar plan for the weekend in order to discover the nature in northern lands of Spain and in Murcia, where mentioned railways already existed.

It is a kind of healthy tourism connected with nature, perfect for trekking or bicycle routes. Most of these green railways are developed in Asturias.

There are some spectacular like Senda del Osos; the Camocha green way; Fuso green way; or the way over the old Mieres railways, all of them inserted in a rich natural environment.

There are rural towns to enjoy the nature and quietness of marvelous landscapes as well as the fantastic gastronomy.

One of the most famous green railways is in Cantabria, in the Valle del Pas. It can be accessed from the train station in Astillero, and it is one of the most frondosa and spectacular of the north of Spain.

The green railway of Santander-Mediterráneo is accessible from Pedrosa Station in Burgos, with enjoyable activities in nature.

Ecotourism, rural tourism and sustainable tourism are in harmony with nature so that travelers experience special days in incredible Spanish landscapes that can be easily accessed by train. These areas are near old and new traced railways, and travelers enjoy both train trip and nature in a perfect way. Green railways are a great choice of familiar holiday in winter.

The 1.800 kilometers of green railways over Spanish lands are accessible by train with tickets at good rates. Green railways are one of the best alternatives for travelling this winter, because nature, quietness, traditions, gastronomy, the best trip with RENFE and good rural accommodations in villages for travelers are combined.

Rural accommodations are cheap and offer the best services in areas like Cantabria and Asturias, where rural tourism and ecotourism is of the best quality and located in excellent natural landscapes, where enjoyable familiar holidays are guaranteed.