Omschrijving Great Continental Railways Journeys: Series 1 to 4 [DVD] - :
Clad in his trademark colourful jackets, Michael Portillo embarks on a series of railway adventures which take him through the European continent and beyond!
Steered by his 1913 Bradshaw's Continental Railway Guide, Michael journeys through a pre-war age of emperors, kings, pomp and elegance across a continent whose industrialists had created wealth, whose scientists were discovering the marvellous and whose artists were challenging old ways... whilst intellectuals plotted revolution.
This eight-disc set features 23 different journeys:
Series 1: London to Monte Carlo Hungary to Austria Berlin to The Rhein Switzerland Amsterdam to Northern France
Series 2: Madrid to Gibraltar Turin to Venice Dresden to Kiel Copenhagen to Oslo Prague to Munich Bordeaux to Bilbao
Series 3: Tula to St Petersburg Rome to Taormina Warsaw to Krakow La Coruna to Lisbon Haifa to the Negev Desert Lyon to Marseille
Series 4: Sofia to Istanbul Vienna to Trieste Pisa to Lake Garda Athens to Thessaloniki The Black Forest to Hannover Barcelona to Mallorca