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Address: Av Fernando del Catolico, 22880 Canfranc, Spain
Phone Number:
+34 974 37 31 41
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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This is well worth exploring. In recent times, trains have visited since 2014, but you can still wander the old tracks, abandoned engines and engine sheds, to get a flavour of the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 August 2016
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Javea, Spain
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

We travelled from Jaca to visit the Train station. We did not realice that you had to book in advance. You can access one side of the station without payment but to access the best part it cost €20.00, and booking in advance. The cost does not seem too expensive as the amount of work they are doing to refurbish... More 

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Oficina de Turi... C, Oficina de turismo at Estacion Internacional de Canfranc, responded to this review

Dear guest Thanks very much for share your experience with us yet the price is only 3 € by person that price includes historical visit for 45 minutes. Best regards More 

Cambridge, United Kingdom
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312 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

This is well worth exploring. In recent times, trains have visited since 2014, but you can still wander the old tracks, abandoned engines and engine sheds, to get a flavour of the massive and monumental Nazi architecture that epitomised the Third Reich and its friends. There are guided tours bookable at the tourist office nearby, but just be adventurous and... More 

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St Neots, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

The railway station at Canfranc was built as an international station serving France and Spain. There's loads on the internet about it it and if it's your sort of thing it's well worth visiting. Sadly we missed the official guided visit and had to wander over the existing tracks to the old rail yards. There are the remains of old... More 

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N Wales
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

The size and location is unbelievable but the building is worth seeing and clearly has a future as it is now undergoing restoration. It will be fantastic to visit again in a few years when complete especially if the line reopens as promised.

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Ely, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015

This is one of the most underrated places in this area of Spain. This train station was one of the most important in the south of Europe in the beginning of the 20th century. It is a beautiful building and the surroundings are absolutely incredible!

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2015

Awesome, closed for visits but will revisit next year, you can feel history here....all very well preserved, enormous station. Strange to think Adolf Hitler took it over and had meetings with Franco here!!!

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Valencia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2015

I have visited this place several times. Interesting historical site from the beginning of XX century. It was probably never fully operational. It is a huge railway station for the time it was built. No visits inside.

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Waremme, Belgium
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2014

The station is a true relic from another time, a very nice discovery for urban explorers. Just too bad the guided tour, which you need to take if you want to get in, is only in Spanish. But we got the opportunity to take some nice pictures. If you do speak Spanish, the history of the station is explained in... More 

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Stirlingshire, Scotland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2013

Stunning building very imposing its a shame its not used for anything. Would make a great hotel or apartments

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Bogota, Colombia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2013

There has been nearly six months since we (my wife and I) visited Canfranc Estacion, and still cannot forget the great time we had. It´s a small and beautiful town, close to the top of the Pyrenees, with a majestic sight, quietness, and interest architecture. In the city center of Canfranc Estacion, is the abandoned Train Station, it’s really worth... More 

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