Yellow Train line, Villefranche-de-Conflent – Latour de Carol

Train Jaune (Yellow train) © Office de Tourisme de Font Romeu

Yellow Train line Villefranche-de-Conflent – Latour de Carol Villefranche-de-ConflentThuès-CarançaMont-LouisFont-RomeuLatour de Carol Train Jaune (Yellow train) © Office de Tourisme de Font Romeu A journey on board the mythical “Canary” The Yellow Train, a train like no other on a line like no other, will take you on a vertiginous journey to the heights of the […]

Pyrenees line, Toulouse – Latour de Carol

Les Pyrénées © Ariège Pyrénées Tourisme /C.Ripon

Pyrenees line Toulouse – Latour de Carol ToulousePamiersFoixTarascon-sur-AriègeAx-les-ThermesLatour de Carol The call of the mountain!  Leaving Toulouse, the train soon follows the course of the Ariège river to take you southwards to the Pyrenees … The mountain scenery looms ahead, the Pyrenees mountain range takes shape and your eyes open wide.  You can already see […]

Mediterranean line, Nîmes – Perpignan

Argelès-sur-Mer © S.Ferrer

Mediterranean line Nîmes – Perpignan NîmesMontpellierVilleneuve-Lès-MagueloneSèteAgdeBéziersNarbonneLeucate-la-FranquiSalsesRivesaltesPerpignan A long journey with a warm sand fragrance.  The train will take you on a journey that can last up to 15 days: from Nîmes to Perpignan, via Montpellier, a landmark Mediterranean city. After your stopover in Montpellier, head for Gare Saint-Roch to continue your journey. You’re already on […]

Camargue line, Nîmes – Le Grau du Roi

Le Grau du Roi © Uncle Sam

Camargue line Nîmes – Le Grau du Roi NîmesAigues-MortesLe Grau-du-Roi Pink flamingos and beaches  Embark on a journey that will take you across part of the Camargue through marsh and reed: bulls and horses, Costières de Nîmes wines raised on sandy dunes …  … not to mention the flamingos, whose pink hues reflect the salty […]

Canal des Deux Mers line, Toulouse-Moissac

Canal des 2 Mers © Joël Damase

Canal des Deux Mers line Toulouse-Moissac ToulouseMontaubanMoissac A lifeline rife with history. From the rich architectural heritage of Toulouse to the exceptional Romanesque cloister in Moissac, the rail route toes the line along the Canal des Deux Mers …  … from Toulouse, it has been an extension of the Canal du Midi to the Atlantic […]

Canal du Midi line, Toulouse – Narbonne

Canal du Midi - Port du Somail © CRTL Occitanie / J.Damase

Canal du Midi line Toulouse – Narbonne ToulouseCastelnaudaryCarcassonneNarbonne A journey alongside a World Heritage Site  From Toulouse, enjoy a royally serene journey along a royal civil engineering structure, the Canal du Midi, commissioned by Louis the 14th, created by Pierre-Paul Riquet and admired by all to this day. Get a foretaste of Mediterranean-like landscapes as […]

Aubrac line, Béziers – To Clermont-Ferrand

Aubrac © Staart.com

Aubrac line Béziers – To Clermont-Ferrand BéziersTournemire-RoquefortMillauSéverac-le-ChâteauMarvejolsAumont-AubracSt-Chély-d’Apcher A journey through wide open spaces  A French rail network legendary line which runs from the Mediterranean to the Massif Central through remarkable scenery. Magnificent and unspoilt landscapes with unique character: The Aveyron limestone plateaux, the Aubrac National Park, the Margeride hills, … … all providing a feast […]

Piedmont line, Toulouse – Lourdes

Lourdes © CRTL Occitanie / P.Thébault

Piedmont line Toulouse – Lourdes ToulouseSaint-GaudensTarbesLourdes A trip to the Pyrenees  From Toulouse, the line heads southwards as if magnetised by another line: the incredible line of the Pyrenees mountains that fill up the horizon. Little by little, you will enter the piedmont and discover its welcoming towns … … Saint-Gaudens, Tarbes, and then Lourdes […]

Tarn line, Toulouse – Mazamet

Mazamet © Entre 2 Pôles

Tarn line Toulouse – Mazamet ToulouseLavaurCastresMazamet A taste of nature  You’ve barely left Toulouse that the train already winds its way through the hills of the Pays de Cocagne, where woad was once farmed … … to take you to Castres, the city of Jean Jaurès, a little Venice on the River Tarn.  The woody […]