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Le Petit Train d'Antibes

Place de la Post, Antibes, France
0615776747
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Ranked #14 of 34 Activities in Antibes
Type: Transportation
Most recent review
- Aug 26, 2014
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English first
Saint Helens, England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

That is what the locals call this train but I thought it was a great journey, the commentary was ok too, kept us informed along the way in English too. It picks up a fair amount of speed up the hills too. take a pullover or scarf, it's quite breezy on the train. Great fun, well worth 8 euros.

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Hull, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

On a coach tour, we had a LONG walk from the drop off point into the old town. We discovered (too late) that there is a local bus which runs every 10 minutes (cost 1 euro) which you can pick up. The Petit Train runs from the old town square every hour and is probably an easy way to see... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We did the complete route together with our baby kid and the three of us enjoyed the rids. Sadly, we couldn't hear the audio comments because the volume was too low.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Le petit train is a great way to get from Antibes to Juan Les Pins and takes about 20 mins each way. There is a recorded commentary through part of the journey but this is quite basic and was difficult to hear at times. We used the train to go to Juan Les Pins in the morning and then did... More

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Supposed to take 40 minutes each way but in fact takes about 25 mins each way - the so called tour is very basic indeed - the commentary is boring and lack lustre - very disappointing. However, it's handy if you don't want to park the car in either town - both towns are very busy in high season.

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Amersham, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

We used the little train a couple of times in order to visit Antibes, travelling from Juan-les-Pins. The ride takes about 20 minutes each way. The service is very regular and runs throughout the day and evening (midnight during the summer). Buy a ticket at the kiosk situated where the train departs from.

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

The train to Juan les Pins is quaint, but even better is a return trip on the open topped bus which takes you round the wonderful villas and coves of the Cap and stops at the light house which has fantastic views of the whole area. I would give that part of the trip 5 stars +!

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Shropshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013 via mobile

Cost: €8.00. We did the ride at 10 pm as it was always too full to get s seat during the day. It begins in the Post Office square and travels to Juan Les Pins and back. Keep your ticket and you can hop on and off. The last train leaves at 11pm. If you are on a tight budget... More

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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17 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

Nice little trip from Antibes to Juan le pin . Commentary in English and FRench and very punctual service

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Donegal Town, Ireland
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14 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

Take the petit train from beside the carousel in Antibes for a lovely 40 minute return journey through old Antibes to the new tourist town of Jean le pins. There is commentary on the history of Antibes and fantastic scenery along the old walls of Antibes. The bus leaves on the hour from Antibes and return on the half hour... More

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