See Within Enormous Former Train Station That’s Now a High-end Hotel

Canfranc Estación, the Royal Hideaway Hotel, resumed its doors after 50 years of decay.

Canfranc Estación.

Manolo Yllera.

Canfranc Estación, situated in the Pyrenees mountains in Aragon, Spain, was inaugurated by King Alfonso XIII in 1928 with French President Gaston Doumergue in participation.

Passengers might take a trip by means of Zaragoza and Madrid in Spain to Lisbon, Portugal in addition to France.

Nevertheless, the travel choices were not readily available for long as Franco closed the border in 1936 and bought the rail tunnel to be shuttered, per the Financial Times

It resumed 5 years later on however the line was not well utilized and a derailment on the French side closed it completely.

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