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Le Petit Train Jaune

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Address: Quartier de la gare, 66500, Perpignan, France
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The Little Yellow Train - this is a fantastic day out. Not cheap, but excellent value for money. We took the car to Villefranche and boarded the train there. Sat in an open... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 16, 2015
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Inverness, Scotland
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Inverness, Scotland
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73 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

The Little Yellow Train - this is a fantastic day out. Not cheap, but excellent value for money. We took the car to Villefranche and boarded the train there. Sat in an open carriage and enjoyed some beautiful scenery, up through the Pyrenees to the Spanish border. Walked across the border bridge into Spain and had an excellent lunch and... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

We made the return trip from Villefranche Le Conflent to Mont Louis. We were in the inside compartment on the way up, and decided to brave to open top compartment on the way back. The views were spectacular. It might pay travellers to take a packed lunch with them as we didn't find anywhere to get something to eat. My... More 

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Guernsey
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33 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015 via mobile

We did the trio from Mont Louis a Villefranche & back, on the first leg we were on the original train opened top & it was good, we could enjoy the view. But on the way back we were in the new one, TER complete closed & it was full, as the carriages are longer the trip was so not... More 

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Perth
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99 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

We did the return trip from Villefranche Le Confluent to Latour de Carol in late summer. It is a spectacular but rather long trip, over 3 hours each way. I believe in Autumn you can bus one direction which is faster. The best part is between Villefranche (a lovely village) ant Mont Louis so I would suggest getting off there... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Took this trip in September 2015. Morning departure yielded cool weather as the train left; glad we opted for the inside cabin. Return trip, when it was warmer, we opted for the open car. Really, really exciting coming DOWN the Pyrenees across all the cliffs, aqueduct bridges, through tunnels and over the many ravines w/ drops on one or both... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

This is a lovely mountain railway trip for all ages. There are a couple of high steps into the carriages and the young or elderly may need help. We travelled from Villefranche-de-Conflent, as it was near to where we were staying, to Mont Louis which took an hour and a half. Quicker coming back. We travelled there in an outside... More 

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

This was the attraction we were most looking forward on our holiday in Perpignan so it is perhaps unsurprising that it did not quite live up to expectations. To fully enjoy the trip I think you need to be in the open carriage. we were not as, even though it was late August, the train filled up very quickly. So... More 

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Droitwich Spa, UK
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127 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

After reading the reviews we decided to take a whole day for the journey by train. From booking at our local SNCF Station (Beziers) the day before to returning back in Beziers after a wonderful 14 hour journey involving 7 train journeys everything was just clockwork. Yes it involved an early start from Beziers at 7am for the train (via... More 

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Thank Graham R
Meath, Ireland
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

We travelled on the little yellow train in August and unfortuantely we didn't know what was involved in getting tickets. We arrived at noon (having driven for over an hour) to be told all the tickets were sold out for the day. We asked could we buy or book tickets for another day but we were told they only way... More 

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Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Very scenic journey through the mountains. Get there early to get tickets at Ville Franche, went to Mont Louis but not a huge amount to do there so go with a specific idea in mind as tourist info shuts at lunch rather irritatingly for over an hour. some small tourist shops but nothing worth buying. just go to enjoy the... More 

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