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Gentiane Express

Rue de la gentiane | La Gare de Riom es Montagnes, 15400 Riom-es-Montagne, France
+33 4 71 78 07 37
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Great ride with lovely countryside views

A sweet ride on a vintage train in the Cantal There is an English translation of the commentary... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Simon W
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Southsea, England, United Kingdom
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Nice way to spend a an afternoon

This is somewhat out of the way, but the drive there is magnificent. The train journey itself is... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2017
Simon W
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Southsea, England, United Kingdom
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From the station of Riom-es-Montagnes, our tourist train will take you to the vast wilderness of the plateau Cezallier to 1061 meters, stamping ground of the great yellow gentian ... Landscapes farmhouses, viaduct Barajol, herds of cows Salers, old stations, panoramas of the mountains of Sancy and Cantal are planned for this train ride.
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  • Terrible3%
Sep 3, 2017
“Nice way to spend a an afternoon”
1 week ago
“Great ride with lovely countryside views ”
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Rue de la gentiane | La Gare de Riom es Montagnes, 15400 Riom-es-Montagne, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A sweet ride on a vintage train in the Cantal There is an English translation of the commentary available too!

Thank Simon W
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 3 September 2017

This is somewhat out of the way, but the drive there is magnificent. The train journey itself is nice enough, with a quiet little village to stroll around at the end of the line. the commentary is very informative. Views are a delight across the...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2016

The Gentiane Express is an old train refurbished by local railways passionates that bring you up (and down) the mountains from Riom-ès-Montagnes to Lugarde-Marchastel, and back to Riom-ès-Montagnes. On a clear day, the views on the countryside are really beautiful.

Thank BClementSeb
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