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Velorail des Gorges du Doux

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After reading reviews here, we booked for the lower gorge trip (Etroits). This involves "cycling... read more

Reviewed July 19, 2018
Katie S
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We rode the Velo rail yesterday afternoon and enjoyed it very much. We chose to ride down the... read more

Reviewed July 11, 2018
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Reviewed July 19, 2018

After reading reviews here, we booked for the lower gorge trip (Etroits). This involves "cycling" there and train back. It was hard work at times during the first 6km but the second 6km you free wheel down which is great fun! Lovely scenery and an...More

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Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

We rode the Velo rail yesterday afternoon and enjoyed it very much. We chose to ride down the valley from the start point as the landscape is more rugged with great views. You are required to stay at least 50 metres from the car in...More

Thank ALAN B
Reviewed June 27, 2018

Very nice employees. Great fun for the family. They will provide baby car seats if necessary. Seat belt for the passengers. 2 brakes if necessary. A walkie-talkie every 5 car, again if necessary. First we thought it was a little hard because of the "faux...More

Thank Cathy D
Reviewed August 15, 2017

Family activity: we had two rail bikes for 3 kids, 2 adults and one dog. Easy to bike and nice landscape. There is two lines (Etroits and Viaducs) to choose from. As we didn t reserve (the weather wasn't great, so we were lucky as...More

1  Thank simonsweden
Reviewed August 5, 2017

We did the lower gorge section first in the morning so you cycle first and get the train back. This was our favourite route as the gorge scenery is much more dramatic than the upper part and it seems more hidden. On the upper part...More

Thank oakroyd
Reviewed July 14, 2017

The Gorge is a great setting for this activity. Suitable for teenagers and adults (even dogs are allowed on the little cars) we pedalled like mad to cover 11kms, climbing 220metres - even though it was meant to be downhill. The gift shop at the...More

Thank AvidIrishReader
Reviewed August 14, 2016

A fun way to see the gorge, pedalling your own little car down the railtrack. A beautiful place and well organised. It's very popular and you have to book in advance, we went in the evening, which was perfect for a hot day.

Thank 473RedRoses
Reviewed August 12, 2016

In summer, should be booked in advance. Recommandation: make the "viaducs" tour early in morning (departure at 09:45) to enjoy the landascape . For lunch go to Café Marie in Lapras (15 min drive) and you will have time to visit ferme des Charaigniers and...More

Thank Christian P
Reviewed August 17, 2015

Travelled up from Ruoms in southern Ardeche to visit Boucieu-le-Ro, and do the "Routes of the Viaducs" in the morning, and then go on the Ardeche steam train on the lower part of the line in the afternoon. Your cart (which to me resembled a...More

Thank NikJ
Reviewed June 2, 2015

This is a really fun trip in two parts. One part is a trip up the track on a historic train, which is also towing a fleet of pedal cars. The other part is riding the pedal cars back down the track. You do need...More

1  Thank Tony T
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