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Petit Train de Bonifacio

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avoid the stairs ... for a price

small train that runs from the car park near the marina to the old town thus avoiding the climb up... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2017
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Easy way to get the the haute ville

Easy and enjoyable way of getting to the haute ville of Bonifacio. If you're not into climbing... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2016
Leuven, Belgium
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10 rue General de Gaulle | Port Bonifacio, 20169 Bonifacio, Corsica, France
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Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

The little train is quite a pleasant way to get up and down the steep hills of Bonifacio, especially with three kids in tow on a boiling hot day. We paid 20 euros for our tickets, as they gave us one child for free, randomly,...More

Thank Cathy T
Reviewed 25 June 2018

The train departs from the harbour and runs up to the citadel , you can stay on the train or get off and visit the citadel and then return to the train to get back to the harbour . It is not expensive and a...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 6 October 2017

On our guided tour our guide had manage to get a train just for our group so I did not experience some of the problems that others have mentioned. This is a much more energy efficient way of travelling as the amount of steps and...More

1  Thank SteveS1970
Reviewed 20 July 2017

small train that runs from the car park near the marina to the old town thus avoiding the climb up. Timetable going up and coming back is very random but it is a reasonable ride which takes about 5 minutes. Round trip costs 5 euros....More

1  Thank CaptHaddock83
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Easy and enjoyable way of getting to the haute ville of Bonifacio. If you're not into climbing stairs, this is the ideal way to enjoy the beautiful views from the Bonifacio Citadel. The driver of this little tourist train gives you some information about the...More

Thank CarolienBAC
Reviewed 11 September 2016

This is an easy way to get up to the town as it's hard to find parking places and it's steep to walk if you are not used to walk.

Thank Centh L
Reviewed 25 June 2016

We took the train as part of a pre-paid tour, but our guide confused in the same way as others report by the lack of simple organisation and queue jumping. It is not a difficult walk up to the fortified part of the town, but...More

2  Thank malcsaville
Reviewed 25 September 2015 via mobile

Organizing and keeping a simple timetable are not on the short list of competences of the people running the little train. Add to that a certain rudeness and lack of knowledge of the few basic words in English that would be needed to work at...More

2  Thank 392allans
Reviewed 23 September 2015

On a hot day, this avoids having to climb up the hill to the citadel. There are some lovely views on the way up and it helps orientate yourself for exploring later on. It costs 5€ for a return ticket.

1  Thank Steve H
Reviewed 22 June 2015

Chaotic queue system but finally we are squeezed on board. Travelled to the top of the hill enjoying the view over the harbour below us. After we had explored this amazing village/town we waited for the return train. First one was full with pre-booked coach...More

2  Thank kathy b
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9 July 2016|
Response from 830fr_d_riqued |
Bonjour à vous, pouvez-vous me dire si un fauteuil roulant électrique peut monter dans ce petit train? Merci à tous
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