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Nice Paris
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Paris Avignon
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Paris Marseille
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Lyon Nice
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Bordeaux Paris
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Paris Toulouse
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Nice Bordeaux
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Lyon Paris Cdg Airport
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Paris Cdg Airport Marseille
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Avignon Lyon
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Monaco Paris
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Nice Toulouse
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Overview

France is not only Paris, its Eiffel Tower and its Moulin Rouge. It’s also majestic mountains, beautiful beaches and picturesque countryside.

France has one of the most extensive and modern railway networks in Europe. The railway network is managed by SNCF, the French national railway company. SNCF literally stands for Société Nationale des Chemins de fer Français in French. More than 32,000 km of railway tracks are managed by SNCF. The group is a leading travel company in France and throughout the world. The high speed rail service in France is almost entirely operated by SNCF through its flagship trains called the TGV. Other local and regional trains are operated by the company. Regional trains are called TER. A seat reservation is mandatory for pass holders to travel on board the TGV.

Cityscape

In Paris and around, you have already a lot to see. Pompidou Center, Louvre museum, Versailles Castle and so one are waiting for you. From France’s capital, you can hop on a train to discover the German influence in Strasbourg, the Spanish one in Toulouse. You can also stroll in Bordeaux neo-classical streets or discover Renaissance Lyon and its “traboules”.

Landscape

France is everything that you want. Board a train to Provence to be wowed by the landscape. Explore the numerous Loire Valley Castles or be touched by the Prehistoric Painted caves in Dordogne. If you like nature, enjoy canoeing along Ardèche’s river, go skiing in the Pyrenees or run to Camargue plateau to admire wild horses.

Take Home

If you like high-end fashion, you’ll find beautiful shops in Paris, Bordeaux, or Cannes. Buy some foie gras in Dordogne while you visit. In the Provence region, pick up olive oil and by-products. If you like wines, Loire Valley, Burgundy and Bordeaux regions provide excellent ones.

Eat & Drink

If you’re visiting France by train, stop on Toulouse to taste the Cassoulet. In eastern region Alsace try the choucroute, or the Bouillabaisse (fish soup) with anise-flavoured Pastis if you are near Marseille.

New Perspective

If you’re fond of contemporary art, wander around the Abattoirs in Toulouse or around Paris’ Palais de Tokyo, or enjoy the view from the new Millau’s viaduct, an amazing bridge.


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    Hi-speed relaxing way to go! |
    "Could do with extra luggage space. "

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    Paris to Barcelona with ease |
    "Very comfortable trip seemed to fly by. Very pleasant trip would love to have done more train travel. The only difficulty was that I booked the wrong date and it was impossible to change it. I spent a whole day trying to find a number to ring and sent copious emails which weren't answered. "

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    Easy arrangements |
    "Rail Europe website easy to use. Was a bit anxious that there was only 16 minutes break between connection ting train on different platform - made it by 2 minutes as first train was late - but made it! Would have preferred to have larger gap, but all worked out ok. "

  • French regional train |
    "Paper ticket. Regional train a bit overcrowded because of holiday season. Pleasant enough otherwise. "

  • Excellent Spanish train |
    "Comfortable 2nd class with reserved seats. Booking straight forward but paper tickets issued in this case. "

  • Straightforward trip |
    "Easy booking but paper ticket issued in this instance. 2bd class train was comfortable with pleasant coastal views en route. "

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    A short but memorable trip |
    "This was a short but important sector of a longer trip. We were completely satisfied. "

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    "Comfortable and quick "

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    "Good reliable service. "

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    "Great trip - easy travel centre to centre. "

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