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Petit Train de Cannes

Address: La Croisette, Cannes, France
Phone Number: +33 (0)6 14 09 49 39
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Ranked #21 of 52 Activities in Cannes
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Owner description: For a ride through the relatively narrow streets of Vieux Cannes (Le Suquet), board the train at a...
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Owner description: For a ride through the relatively narrow streets of Vieux Cannes (Le Suquet), board the train at a clearly designated site along La Croisette on its seaward side. Both tours depart every hour; each lasts between 30 and 40 minutes and each costs between 5€ and 6€ for adults, and between 2.50€ and 3€ for children under 10, depending on the tour. (The tour of the old town is the less expensive.) A combination ticket granting access on both of the two tours (which can be enjoyed on separate days, if you prefer) costs 8€ for adults and 5€ for children under 10. For details, call tel. 06-14-09-49-39.

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

Only regret was not doing this on day one: you live and learn. Very informative multi lingual audio guide whilst traveling on a 'train' around the "La Croisette" area taking in Palm Beach then the "Veillie Ville" (Old town) climbing up to the Suquet and waiting here for about ten minutes: one of my previous blogs talks about the stop... More 

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Surrey
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This one hour journey comes with headphones and by pressing a number from one to eight on the small 'console' in front of you the commentary can be in one of 8 languages. The route of the Grand tour takes you right along the promenade and then up the hill of Le Suquet with a 10 minute stop for magnificent... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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36 reviews 36 reviews
27 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

At 10 euros, this was definitely a bit of a tourist trap, but I only had a few hours to spend in Cannes, so this was the best option. The journey gives you an overview of the main sites in Cannes, with some history included, and a stop at the top by the church/castle to take photos of the view... More 

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Phoenix
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143 reviews 143 reviews
22 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Our tour program director called this the "choo choo". It was a very nice tour of the town and short enough to see the sights, all the beautiful hotels, etc and take pictures without having to walk around and get hot.

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Shimla, India
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Fun train trip all around town. Relaxing and nice and breezy. Good enough to see around quickly and enjoy the ride

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Dublin, Ireland
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51 reviews 51 reviews
19 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

I wasn't sure about the little train and Cannes, but I enjoyed this little jaunt. I was able to work out where I was and where I needed to go. Taking over an hour the train took us to the key areas in Cannes complimented with an audio, which gave key little facts and stories. There is also one stop... More 

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Staten Island, New York
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137 reviews 137 reviews
43 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Took the "little train" as part of an excursion from our cruise. Cannes itself is beautiful, the beaches, the scenery, etc.. If you enjoy taking a ride and listening to history, then it's for you. I did not enjoy the narrative on the ride, and although views were spectacular from the top, I would have been just as happy with... More 

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Vallauris Golfe-Juan, France
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I Love Cannes - strongly recommends this ride - its a fun way to tour cannes - and listen to allot of anecdotes - Been here for 10 years - and was surprised to listen and discover incredible facts - Will not give them away - you will have to try for your self!

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SWLondon
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43 reviews 43 reviews
3 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This little train takes you on all the key sights around Cannes. Along the beach front to the Palm Beach at one end and up the hill to the church (Le Suquet) and it's fab views. Take in the vast designer shops running in parallel to the beach front and learning about where the rich and famous hang out. A... More 

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Stockholm
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

This is an easy and quick way to see many parts of Cannes - good if it is very warm or you simply don't have that much time. The vocal guide is quite boring though and needs to be updated.

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