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Monet's Train - Le Petit Train Givernon

Place de la Gare, 27200 Vernon, France
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Good addition to trip to Monet's garden

When you arrive in Vernon you have 3 choices of transport to Monet's garden;taxi, large shuttle bus... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2018
liam h
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The little train

Even though it was pouring with rain when we went on the little train it was still comfortable... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2018
Jackie L
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Place de la Gare, 27200 Vernon, France
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Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

When you arrive in Vernon you have 3 choices of transport to Monet's garden;taxi, large shuttle bus or the Little Train. We chose the Little Train and were very glad we did. You get to see several different sites, with an excellent commentary in French...More

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Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

Even though it was pouring with rain when we went on the little train it was still comfortable. There were transparent screens that could be pulled down and fastened to keep most of the rain out. In good weather it would be an excellent way...More

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Givernon, Gérant at Monet's Train - Le Petit Train Givernon, responded to this reviewResponded May 4, 2018

Thanks a lot for your commentary and we Hope to see you soon With a better weather to enjoy your trip on board the Little train Jacky 🚂🚂

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Reviewed October 26, 2017

Convenient as they are waiting for you to get off of the train from Paris. Price is good at 8 euro round trip.. But, the return trains aren;t synced up well with the trains back to Paris.. I felt totally rushed at Monet's place as...More

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Givernon, Assistante at Monet's Train - Le Petit Train Givernon, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2017

Thank you for your comment The returns in Little train are synchronized with the returns for Paris. We, like the shuttles, have to arrive early at the train station to allow tourists to buy their return ticket. Off season, it makes less sense because attendance...More

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Reviewed October 21, 2017

Thanks to the helpful tips provided by others here, I was able to find my way to Vernon with little problem. However, the transportation between the Vernon train station and Monet's Giverny turned out to be a bit of a nightmare. The first sign of...More

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Givernon, Assistante at Monet's Train - Le Petit Train Givernon, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2017

Hello This day has been a nightmare for everyone, for you and for us. We have done our utmost to solve this problem in the best conditions (keep you informed, come back to refund you to take the bus for free ...). However, it’s impossible...More

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Reviewed October 14, 2017

I just recently visited Monet’s House and Garden in Giverny, France and wanted to give everyone a heads-up on the shuttles that take you there from the Vernon train station. There are two shuttles: SNCF transit bus and a puffer train called Le Petit Train...More

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Givernon, Assistante at Monet's Train - Le Petit Train Givernon, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2017

Your commentary is unfair because you lie on the train time table Go on the internet to see time table from vernon to Paris The little train propose 11h40 (12h on sunday) 13h40 15h40 17h15 and 18h for the trains going back to Paris at...More

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Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

Parked right outside of the main exit at the train station in Vernon, this is a cheaper round-trip option than the official shuttle/navette. It drops you off at the same stop as the shuttle, within walking distance of the village of Giverny. Along the way...More

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Givernon, Assistante at Monet's Train - Le Petit Train Givernon, responded to this reviewResponded October 15, 2017

Thank you so much for your commentary and nd your support Glade you enjoy your trip on board the little train Hope to see you soon 🚂🚂🚂

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Reviewed September 28, 2017

For only 8€ round-trip per traveler, Le Petit Train Givernon offers a charming, history-filled way to get to Monet's Giverny from the Vernon-Giverny train station in around 20 minutes. Friends of ours had used the buses at 10€ without any problem - however, when greeted...More

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Givernon, Assistante at Monet's Train - Le Petit Train Givernon, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2017

Thank you infinitely for your beautiful comment. We are delighted that you enjoyed your trip on board the little train. It’s for the joy of our passengers that we love our work Thank you so much and hope to see you soon 🚂🚂🚂

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Reviewed September 24, 2017

Monet's train was an easy way for us to get from the Vernon station to Monet's home, and it was less expensive than other available options. The ride included a narrated tour of the area while we were riding to/from our destination and it was...More

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Givernon, Assistante at Monet's Train - Le Petit Train Givernon, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2017

Thanks a lot for your commentary Hope to see you again on board the little train 🚂

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Reviewed September 12, 2017

We went to Giverny from Gare Vernon on this shuttle train which was really a good time and Jacky from one of the original families drove this train. They charged 8 euros rt and they gave a great tour of Vernon and Giverny on the...More

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Givernon, Propriétaire at Monet's Train - Le Petit Train Givernon, responded to this reviewResponded September 15, 2017

Thank you very much for your comments (everyone congratulates us, but few people write opinions). We hope that your stay will be even more enjoyable. We Hope to see you soon Jacky🚂

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Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

We used this to get from Vernon station to Giverny for Monet's garden and house. It is 8€ return, so slightly cheaper than the bus. We did end up getting the bus back though as we cut our visit short due to torrential rain! We...More

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Givernon, Assistante at Monet's Train - Le Petit Train Givernon, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2017

Thanks a lot for your commentary Hope to see you again on board the little train 🚂

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ChristchurchMary
July 10, 2017|
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Response from Givernon | Property representative |
Hello and thank you for your message The little train is running 7/7 days until the 5th of november. Find us at the train station at 9h15 - 11h15 - 13h15 - 15h15 Hope to see you soon on board 🚂🚂🚂
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GladtoGoRose
September 30, 2016|
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Response from Givernon | Property representative |
Hi Thank you for your question and your interest. Unfortunately, the train stops circulating lack of political agreement. We hope to be back next year and one more Time, thank you for your interest, it's really important for... More
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