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Great views

I recently travelled on this train from Bastia to Ajaccio. This train is famous for the mountain... read more

Reviewed 18 November 2018
Pandora P
Ipswich, United Kingdom
Amazing scenery

Can be busy as it ws when we travelled on a Saturday from Bastia to Calvi, definitely worth... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2018
David W
Saint-Malo, France
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Reviewed 18 November 2018

I recently travelled on this train from Bastia to Ajaccio. This train is famous for the mountain views. I was reminded of the West Highland line in Scotland.The train takes over 3 hours to make this journey. There was a replacement bus part of the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Pandora P
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Can be busy as it ws when we travelled on a Saturday from Bastia to Calvi, definitely worth grabbing a seat if you can.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank David W
Reviewed 20 September 2018

We saw a holiday advert of trains of Corsica, so I thought I would do it myself cheaper- and so it worked out. However, do not get any romantic ideas about the train journeys, apart from some views. We arrived early, were first on the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kerry D
Reviewed 10 September 2018

We caught the train from Bastia to Corte and absolutely loved the experience. The trains were cheap, clean and very efficient. Would highly recommend.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Django987
Reviewed 9 August 2018

A ride on the local service from Calvi to Ille de Rousse is a must for visitors to either town. Moving at a leisurely pace this narrow guage line travels along the coastline between these two wonderful towns in Corsica. Reasonably priced at €6 each...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank mcmahon_t
Reviewed 27 July 2018

There are two railwaylines on Corsica. The main line runs from Ajaccio to Bastia. It has a connection in U ponte a a Leccia to the train from there to Calvi. In the summertime there were 5 trains on weekdays from Ajaccio to Bastia vv....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Bernard W
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Popular with all tourists and does get busy but views are fantastic enroute. It runs from Calvi to Ille de Rousse and takes 4o mins.€6 each way per person.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Highclerecam
Reviewed 5 June 2018

Some of the views from this train are breathtaking however everything else about it was not good. It was absolutely packed to the gills with people, oppressively hot, stank of diesel and was over priced.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Ronan_5
Reviewed 3 September 2017

I wanted to travel on the little train corse for a long time. everyone was saying the the line didn’t run anymore. Well people it does and is absolutely fantastic. Run on time clean withy large window for the view with the language been Corsican...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank mje0250
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Before arriving I had read about the 'bone-rattlers' for trains here. But having journeyed from Ajaccio to Calvi (with 1 change), I could not disagree more! I can't speak for all of the lines but this was a journey filled with natural beauty. It's no...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank floatingkites
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