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  • Excellent48%
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  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
16 Aug 2017
“Worthy of note”
27 Mar 2016
“Ride a vintage train through the Seldja Gorge”
This antique train makes a daily trip up into the foothills of the Atlas mountains.
Tozeur, Tunisia
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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

On an ancient train you can see terrific landscapes. Costs 17dt and last at least one hour and half. Maybe two

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank Gfr_NonZai
Reviewed 28 March 2016

The Lezard Rouge (Red Lizard) is a fun two hour excursion that leaves from the Metlaoui train station. Ticket prices are 25 Dinar. Riding this antique train is a lot of fun...get there early because it is crazy popular with Tunisians (domestic tourists). We never...More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank Becky C
Reviewed 29 October 2012

Beautiful old train, various types of vintage carriages, even Stanley Holoway's bar area!!!. The train does a couple of photo stops, beverages available. really do recommend a trip

Date of experience: October 2012
1  Thank PoshtravellerJersey
Reviewed 22 October 2012

This was the highlight of my husband's trip! Travelled in the Royal carriage on leather sofas. Free to wander about the train during trip to take photos. Stops on route in most spectacular areas for photos. Really worthwhile trip for all

Date of experience: October 2012
1  Thank oldboyIpswich
Reviewed 3 June 2012

Really a great experience, fun as well. be sure to take your camera.

Date of experience: May 2012
Thank 31jbird
Reviewed 11 March 2012

The Lézard Rouge (Red Lezard) is a small nice train which was used by the beys (Ottoman governors) in the late 19th century. This train does a two-hour trip in the mountains of Selja south east Tunisia. You can enjoy beautiful natural sightseeigns on a...More

Date of experience: December 2011
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