If you've been avidly following Michael Portillo in his brightly coloured blazers as he criss-crosses continental Europe by rail with his trusty Bradshaw's Guide, then you may be inspired to travel in his footsteps. In which case we can help! Have a look at our suggested itineraries below, or let us help you use BBC2's Great Continental Railway Journeys as inspiration to put together your own tailor made itinerary.
Great Continental Rail Journeys
- Cluj Napoca
Follow in the footsteps of Michael Portillo as you travel from the castles of Transylvania, through Romanian capital Bucharest and onwards to the Black Sea resort of Constanta on this Romanian rail adventure.
Follow in the footsteps of Michael Portillo as you travel from southern Germany’s enchanting Black Forest, via the romantic city of Heidelberg, the financial powerhouse of Frankfurt, through to the university city of Göttingen, in the northern region of Saxony.