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Great day out

Fantastic excursion whole family had a great time,would recommend the electric assist.many people... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2018
Croissant-ninja
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Teyjat, France
Wow...

Ok so, this would never be allowed in England for health and safety issues I'm sure, but go and do... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2017
Nick D
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 August 2018

Fantastic excursion whole family had a great time,would recommend the electric assist.many people arrived dripping in sweat looking exhausted,very pleasant with the electric.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Ok so, this would never be allowed in England for health and safety issues I'm sure, but go and do it anyway and have weird fun. In England, we reopen old railway lines with steam engines and sit on them drinking tea and eating cake....More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Nick D
Reviewed 23 August 2017

This was something a bit different and we had great fun for an hour and a half. Any longer and it would have been a bit boring so just right.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank thecarters914
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Great few hours fun. Each car takes 5 peeps with two doing the work....which takes a bit of effort on the way up if you have adult passengers. 30 min stop at the turnaround for ice cream and drinks. Most of the journey is in...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank BobMorry
Reviewed 17 October 2016

The velorail is a unique, and fun, way to spend an afternoon in the Perigord Vert. You have to call to book in advance, which I was initially hesitant about as my French is very poor, but it was not a problem as they spoke...More

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank mmmuffins
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

We arrived late but managed to almost catch up with the others ahead of us. The uphill gradient was scarcely noticeable although it would be more difficult with a full load of five adults. Our 3 year old loved it and was an excellent whistle...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Andrew_Fulluck
Reviewed 7 September 2016

fortunately our bike was eletric assisted, so we managed to climb anyway. Had nice time with gentle people owning the place.

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank 491janetCDI
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Great, fun activity for the family – you get a little veloped (a pedal-powered cart which runs along the old railway line) and two of you cycle along, while up to three others can sit back and enjoy the ride. The trip out is a...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Velorail is a great idea - a way of keeping lines open and servicable and a tourist attraction all in one. Be aware that the outward trip on the short run is 75% uphill and hard work. The payoff is that you can let fitter...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank LordBill05
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Our friends live about 30min from here so first visited about 2012. This year (2016) we returned and the service and experience is still brilliant. You have to book as it gets very busy. Slight downside is you can only book via phone and our...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Kev-B-Lin
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