Follow Michael Portillo on his Great Continental Railway Journeys

Created: 08 November 2012

Follow Michael Portillo to Monte Carlo with Ffestiniog Travel. Railway enthusiast and former MP Michael Portillo indulges his passion for all things train in his very first episode of the successful Great Continental Railway Journeys TV series which sees Michael travel from London to Monte Carlo. He follows the most popular route of the Edwardian traveller through France. Rail tour specialists Ffestiniog Travel have recreated his route to the South of France in a 5-day rail holiday priced from £950pp.

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