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Nice Paris
05:39
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Avignon Paris
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Paris Cdg Airport Nice
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Paris Lyon
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Paris Marseille
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Avignon Nice
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Nice Lyon
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Paris Bordeaux
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Marseille Nice
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Avignon Paris Cdg Airport
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Bordeaux Nice
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Paris Cdg Airport Lyon
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Paris Toulouse
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Marseille Paris Cdg Airport
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Lyon Avignon
01:00
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Paris Monaco
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Toulouse Nice
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Marseille Avignon
00:27
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Paris Cdg Airport Bordeaux
04:16
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Paris Dijon
01:31
R267
Marseille Lyon
01:36
R356
Nice Monaco
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Bordeaux Avignon
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Lyon Bordeaux
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Paris Cdg Airport Toulouse
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Overview

Parisians would like us to think that Paris is France.

The national railway company of France is known as the SNCF (for Société Nationale des Chemins de fer Français). France has over 32,000 km of railway network. Train tickets for trains operating in France can be booked in advance. International trains connect France with neighbouring countries such as England and Italy. Book train tickets to visit main cities of France by train. French cities including Paris, Nice and Lyon are all served by trains.

Cityscape

Take in Paris’ inside-out Pompidou Centre and skyscraping Eiffel Tower before heading the South to Renaissance Lyon and Spanish-influenced Toulouse. France’s SNCF train network takes you the West to neo-classical Bordeaux, East to canal-crossed Strasbourg and North to Rouen’s inspiring Gothic cathedral.

Landscape

Travel by train through France’s lush Provence region, chateau-hop in the Loire Valley or touch prehistoric stones in wind-swept Brittany. Run with wild horses on the Camargue plateau or go blueberry-picking in the Alps. Paraglide in the Pyrenees, canoe along Ardèche’s river or swim in Corsica’s clear waters.

Take Home

Buy olive oil in Provence, foie gras in Dordogne and blue-veined Roquefort cheese. Bag designer labels in Paris, Saint-Tropez and Cannes, bargains at Lille’s outlets, handmade gloves in Millau or Limoges porcelain. Stock up on Loire, Burgundy and Bordeaux wines, and pear cider from Normandy.

Eat & Drink

Take the train around France to sample cassoulet (pork and bean stew) in the southwest, Normandy’s galettes (savoury pancakes), and Marseille’s bouillabaisse (fish soup), washed down with anise-flavoured Pastis or good-value Languedoc vintages.

New Perspective

Hang out at contemporary art venues like Abattoires in Toulouse or Paris’ Palais de Tokyo, or swoop along the Millau viaduct, Norman Foster’s breathtaking bridge.


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    Very good option  |
    "It was a very good journey. The train was comfortable, the attendants were friendly. Service on board was perfect including the breakfast, which was delicious. "

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    "Confortável, chegamos ao destino descansados. Valor um pouco alto, mas deixamos para adquirir as passagens na última hora, por isso o alto preço. Conveniente, pois é mais rápido e confortável do que viajar por via aérea. "

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    Exceptional Trip |
    "Exceptional trip from St Pancras to Paris with the help of VIP transfer service from St. Pancras hotel. Highly recommended. "

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    Better than flying |
    "Coming from Australia I assumed flights would be far better than trains but having the stations right in the centre of the city made it much more convenient and easier to manage without a phone. The train was smooth and quick. "

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    Stuttgart to Hamburg |
    "A very pleasant trip "

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    VERY GOOD TRIP  |
    "WE ARE VERY HAPPY WITH THIS TRIP. ONLY ONE THING WE HAVE TO SAY. PLEASE CLEAN THE WINDOWS MORE THAN THIS. "

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    "It is well organized. Many people use the train and security is very strict which gives peace of mind. Many staff are around to help those unsure of the procedure to follow. The overhead announcements on the train were clear and in different languages. "

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    "I wish there was Wi-Fi service in the train. "

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    Short trip |
    "Was convenient from London to Paris but hope the waiting place going to be nicer. "

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    Pleasant trip |
    "Pleasant ride but there was a 30 minute delay for unknown reason. Food service was good including refills. Appreciate taxi ordering service before reaching Gare de Lyon. "

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