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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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Beautiful journey

A great way to visit Nice from the country, great scenery throughout to Digne, sweeping mountains... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Charles F
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Newtown, United Kingdom
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 22 September 2017
MalcolmDaniels
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Bath, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Gare des Chemins de Fer de Provence 4 B rue Alfred Binet, 06000 Nice, France
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great way to visit Nice from the country, great scenery throughout to Digne, sweeping mountains and rivers, interesting places to visit such as Entrevaux with its castle, old town and restaurants. Park up at a small station, we used St Andre and went both...More

Thank Charles F
Reviewed 22 September 2017

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 10 September 2017

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

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Reviewed 10 September 2017 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 29 August 2017

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 28 August 2017

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 27 August 2017

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 25 August 2017

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 18 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

4  Thank fitzbenedict
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argie215
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Response from fitzbenedict | Reviewed this property |
It is 23 euros.
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argie215
5 October 2017|
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Response from Graham C | Reviewed this property |
Hi, i cannot find any details of discounts for Seniors and I don't think you can book seats either. The fare from Nice to Digne is 23.30 euros each way. On 22/10 there are 4 departures from Nice 06;55 arr Digne 10:20 09:25... More
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