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Train des Pignes

Gare des Chemins de Fer de Provence 4 B rue Alfred Binet, 06000 Nice, France
+33 4 97 03 80 80
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What glorious scenery

We've been twice now. The first time we went to Entreveaux, the second time Annot. On each occasion... read more

Reviewed yesterday
MalcolmDaniels
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Bath, United Kingdom
Beware the windows !

We had a lovely day out on this train, the scenery was stunning and Annot was a very pleasant... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
hmj2015
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Newcastle
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
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Gare des Chemins de Fer de Provence 4 B rue Alfred Binet, 06000 Nice, France
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Reviewed yesterday

We've been twice now. The first time we went to Entreveaux, the second time Annot. On each occasion we caught the 9.25 train. The travel is very comfortable in the diesel train. It has massive windows through which to view the glorious scenery. Ok the...More

Thank MalcolmDaniels
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely day out on this train, the scenery was stunning and Annot was a very pleasant village to explore . Two major issues spoiled the day otherwise my rating would have been much higher. The crowding on the trains was a problem,...More

1  Thank hmj2015
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I planned to travel from Nice to Entreveaux for the afternoon but when I got to the station 25 mins before departure the train had one carriage (not the shiny new two carriage trains in all the advertising) and people were already standing as all...More

Thank pmd76
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Consider the Merveilles tourist train from Nice instead. Should have been a good family holiday day out. Scenery around Annot is wonderful. HOWEVER: - there were no seats available and we stood or sat on the floor for over an hour from Nice to Puget...More

Thank timali2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We bought the tickets , got on the train , went a few stops and then just outside Nice, were told to get on a coach . This was done in French so all the English wondered where the others were going, By the time...More

Thank stopherYork
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

10 mins from Nice Ville station is the smaller Gare des Chemin De Fer which is the starting point for the Train Des Pignes a narrow gauge train that runs up to 4 times per day from Nice to Dignes. We opted for a day...More

Thank Graham C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a visit to Nice last week we decided to do something slightly off the beaten track from the Riviera and took the train to the charming Annot and Entrevaux. Once you find the small station in Nice (not far from Gare de Ville) it...More

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Went on the Train de Pignes. Got the nice, air conditioned diesel up to Puget Theniers. Caught the steam train up to Annot. The steam train is a nice vintage trip with a couple of photo stops. You get 3 hours up at Annot, which,...More

Thank Bizmuth
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

This railway journey starts not at the main railway station in Nice, but behind it. So allow some time to find this small station! This railway is the only left of the small railways here and is important for the locals. The scenery is fabulous...More

3  Thank fitzbenedict
Reviewed 7 March 2017

In season, the middle leg has a steam engine. All year, the train runs for 3 hours each way through spectacular scenery. Friends had recommended it to us. We were not disappointed. We chose to break for a long lunch in the mountain village of...More

5  Thank roger h
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linkang18
23 April 2016|
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Response from alaapasha | Reviewed this property |
I am sure they are working allover the year . Have a nice trip
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Carolette354
10 November 2015|
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Response from Rosie M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, an hour and a half!
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