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Le Petit Train de Nantes

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Address: Place Saint-Pierre, Nantes, France
Phone Number: 02 40 620 622
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good way to see the city highlights

Good way to get a little tour of the city. Took about an hour. No getting off. Much cheaper than the open top bus tour which doesn't come often enough to be useful.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 11, 2015
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Zug, Switzerland
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359 reviews
129 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

In about an hour you get to see many of the interesting points in town, and can then plan which places you might want to revisit.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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165 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Good way to get a little tour of the city. Took about an hour. No getting off. Much cheaper than the open top bus tour which doesn't come often enough to be useful.

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Perth, Australia
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Train leaves and arrives from the square,unfortunately the commentary is French but they do give you a book in English to read,the trip is around 40min non stop. Useful to get your bearings,around this beautiful city,but best way to see city and around is by foot.

Thank Katweazel
Matlock, United Kingdom
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137 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Had bought the Nantes pass for the day so thought, why not. Tour was only available in French (other places e.g Limoges have a plug in system so you can use earphones to hear the talk in English). Tour lasted about 40 minutes. It was OK, but didn't show me anything new. Spent alot of time in traffic

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81 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013 via mobile

I arrived in Nantes alone and this was a great way to get my bearings and see the city sites. The tour was in French, but the driver gave me a flyer with the sites written about in English. The only problem was that the descriptions were written in 2008 and really need to be updated. Most descriptions were okay,... More 

Thank Schirms
Chicago, Illinois
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37 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2011

Took this train at 11:00am on September 27th, had the Nantes pass so thought why not? The man running the train was very nice and spoke some english as I checked in. He handed me a printed translated commentary. I went ahead and read it in the 10 minutes I had before we left. I had already walked much of... More 

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