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Address: 36 boulevard Saint Roch, 84000, Avignon, France
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+33 4 90 86 36 75
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A great way to get yourself orientated when in Avignon

This was a great way to see Avignon and very informative. The train had lots of different languages available on their headsets and when we finished we went back to the places we... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed February 19, 2017
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 19, 2017

This was a great way to see Avignon and very informative. The train had lots of different languages available on their headsets and when we finished we went back to the places we wanted to see

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New Zealand
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48 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

I always recommend the Petit Train. It doesn't travel too far as everything is pretty close by. But it's really fun weaving your way through the tiny streets. During the busy holiday periods, expect a bit of a wait to get on, sometimes 30 minutes plus. But well worth it.

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colchester
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254 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016

The lazy way to see much of Avignon centre and find out what is worth walking to. Commentary is in the language of your choice through headphones.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016

The Petit Train takes you round all the major attractions of Avignon in an hour or so. It's the best way to get to see every 'Must see' part of the town.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016

It was a Sunday so everyone was out and about walking , cycling generally doing weekend stuff by themselves and with their families . A trip on a tiny train gave me a good idea where everything is in Avignon, I was amused at how "little " - narrow ,this train was ,soon found out why when we made a... More 

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Camberley
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35 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

The train cost €8, which was a bit costly for what it was. There was an audio presentation in different languages, which was quite basic, but we got an overall view of the city and maybe what to visit later. In our case, we had visited some places already, hence the comment about the cost.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

Don't let people put you off, le Petit Train is worth the ride. You see things from a different angle and with a commentary which makes it much more interesting than walking the streets with a guidebook (OK too). Relax and enjoy in comfort, and all the children wave at you as you go by.

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Bexley, United Kingdom
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31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

It squeezes down narrow cobbled streets in a hair-raising (joking) ride around Avignon inside the walled city and ventures outside the wall to show the Pont de Avignon, very good value for money to acclimatise yourself of the walled city before you walk it!

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Bakersfield, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

The little trains are always the best way to start so you can get a good look at where you want to go and what you want to do.

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United States
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327 reviews
80 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016 via mobile

If you have 40 minutes the train gets you past most the sights without having to walk there. Good explanation of Avignon history.

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