All steam ahead to the South of France

Created: 28 April 2017

Renowned for its historical steam locomotives and the Ardéche scenery in which it is set, the Chemin de fer du Vivarais is one of France’s most celebrated railways. Enjoy its delights during the annual Journées du Patrimoine (Heritage Days, when the public gain free access to the country’s buildings, landmarks and monuments) on a five-day escorted holiday for rail travel connoisseurs. Departing 14 September, the price is from £1,050 pp (two sharing) including four nights’ B&B (one in Lyon, three in Tournon), all rail & coach journeys as per the itinerary, welcome dinner, two days on the Vivarais network and tour leader throughout.

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