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Petit Train Touristique

19 Place Saint Nicolas, 20200 Bastia, Corsica, France
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Cute train with excellent guide

The Petit Train was a nice way to go to the historic part of Bastia. The guide has plenty of... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2017
Andrea C
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Excellent tour guide on train

Me and my family arrived Bastia without much expectation as we only have a few hours there. As we... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2017
Mochi H
via mobile
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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19 Place Saint Nicolas, 20200 Bastia, Corsica, France
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Reviewed 15 September 2017

The Petit Train was a nice way to go to the historic part of Bastia. The guide has plenty of personality and did his best to cater to all the different nationalities and languages by switching languages. He is clearly passionate about his city. The...More

Thank Andrea C
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Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Me and my family arrived Bastia without much expectation as we only have a few hours there. As we walked into the tourist info booth, we saw the mini train parking in front and was about to leave the terminal at 2pm. Ticket for 2pm...More

Thank Mochi H
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Reviewed 28 May 2016

The petit train was really useful in looking around Bastia fairly quickly. Regrettably didn't make too many stops along the way but was very interesting all the same. Quite a good commentary too.

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Reviewed 1 November 2015

Took this train for about an hour. The guide was quite interesting and really held our attention with his stories. It was a scenic ride with a 30' stop on the hill with the cathedral and quaint streets. Very informative and perfect for a short...More

Thank Jocaloda
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Reviewed 21 October 2015

If you are going to visit the upper part of the town then the train is very useful, you see the very narrow streets and old buildings. You get a running commentary on various buildings and at the top a guide takes over for a...More

2  Thank Paul H
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Reviewed 1 October 2015 via mobile

There are a number of these petite trains in Corsica but this is the best. The commentary is provided by a fantastic guide who went to considerable trouble to give English descriptions to us, the only two English speakers on the train. It also gives...More

Thank Bronwyn L
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Reviewed 24 May 2015

We took the 1 1/2 hour tour. The tram (not really a train) is comfortable and the tour is narrated in English. You get an excellent overview of lovely, picturesque Corsica. The tram makes 2 stops (10 to 15 minutes) at Cave Napoleon and at...More

4  Thank Cruiseman21
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