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Nice trip to the ocean

Funny little train crossing the southern part of the island to reach the west coast on the ocean... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
fbeaugrand
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Saint-Fargeau-Ponthierry, France
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A nice little trip across pine wood toward one of the most beautiful beach of Oleron Island

Always so much fun ! Crossing the forest, a magical arrival on the beach of Maumusson. We love it... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
ChloeM1176
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Funny little train crossing the southern part of the island to reach the west coast on the ocean side. Pleasant tour.

Thank fbeaugrand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The train ride was great, my 3 &5 year old loved it! At the end of it was a beautiful unspoilt beach, which we had fun exploring. I’d highly recommend doing this trip.

Thank jennamarierutherford
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Always so much fun ! Crossing the forest, a magical arrival on the beach of Maumusson. We love it ! You can pick up the train at Gatseau Beach, it's a shoter trip but it's also funny.

Thank ChloeM1176
Reviewed 24 August 2016

After reading good feedback about this I though it would be a good way to entertain my children. First information for non-french speaker is very poor. We struggled to find out how long the trip would take and what the idea of it was. As...More

1  Thank twosean
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

The train takes you from St Trojan through the oak and pine forest to the splendid atlantic coast. Where an expansive beach is found with large rolling waves. Some of the reviews say this is a tourist trap. So what? It is.. St Trojan is...More

1  Thank Neil M
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

We heard about this beach which is only accessible with the little train so thought it was worth the cost. The train itself is fun enough and a must do for kids, they will love it. For adults is a nice little break and on...More

1  Thank Diarmuid L
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

We undertook this trip on a cold, windy and damp day, perfect conditions to enjoy the magnificent beach at the end of the line. The little station originally was over a kilometre from the sea but now stands on the edge of the ocean as...More

Thank Alan L
Reviewed 17 September 2015

Pleasant journey across the southern end of Isle d'Oleron, to a beautiful beach and back. Nice scenery and views.

Thank PamWiltshire
Reviewed 28 August 2015

This train line used to run to/from the salt pans, hauling sacks of salt to St.Trojan. It's been turned into a tourist attraction in 1963, and a fine one too. I took the train with my partner on our honeymoon, fifteen years ago, and the...More

3  Thank Pieter H
Reviewed 29 July 2015

This is a proper train - on rails not rubber wheels - and the only thing that could have made it better would have been steam instead of diesel. The perfect way to get to an outstanding beach is a 6km amble by train though...More

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