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Petit Train de la Rhune

Petit Train de la Rhune Review

The Petit Train de la Rhune, a tiny wood-panel cogwheel train (one of only three in France), hits the less-than-dizzying speed of 5 mph while climbing up La Rhune peak The views of the Bay of Biscay, the Pyrénées, and the grassy hills of the Basque farmland are wonderful. Trips depart west of Sare at the Col de St-Ignace, reached on D4.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Sare, 64320
  • Phone: 05–59–54–20–26
  • Cost: €18
  • Hours: July and Aug., daily 8:30–5:30; Sept.–June, daily 9:30–11:30 and 2–4 (departures every 35 min)
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  • Location: Sare
Updated: 02-20-2013

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