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Avignon and Provence Day Trip from Paris by TGV Train
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“gare de lyon” (21 reviews)
Paris, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a scenic train - not a fast train-- with some really remarkable views of the Alps. The cars are on the small side with almost no dining facilities for a lengthy trip and questionable toilet facilities. The train starts out as one long...More

Thank Bob P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Trains are generally old and the interior worn out. Bathrooms though available are unusable because of the filth and smell. I had a quiet car, yet the couple behind had a very noisy child and the conductor never showed. Computer assigns seats that are NOT...More

Thank vilar30
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a week in Paris we took the day high speed train to Milan. We purchased the tickets direct rather than through an agent and therefore at a more discounted rate. Likewise, we purchased second class not first after reading reviews and realising that for...More

Thank RicknSimon
Reviewed 1 week ago

Neither of us have ever traveled by train in Europe, but when it came to going from Paris to Aix en Provence, we decided the TGV made sense. We are now so happy we unlocked this way of travel for us. Fast, really fast and...More

Thank rlevin227
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our train ride aboard the TGV Lyria. We took the route from Zurich to Paris, and had a very quiet and comfortable ride. The whole trip took about 5 hours (with a few stops here and there to pick up/drop off more...More

Thank Sara C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the TaGV train from Paris to Nantes and the trip was on time and went without a hitch. Nice, clean train with comfy seats and space in each car for luggage.couldn't make use of the bar car as the line was too long....More

Thank Ernjack1972
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One would expect Wi-Fi (no way), one would expect service from the train team (forget it, they are French), one would expect quality working seat (no - under repair), one would expect a smooth ride (the last 40 minutes after Bourg en Bresse are simply...More

Thank Geneva2009
Reviewed 9 September 2017

It was my first time experience to really ride one of the fasted train the world, and then TGB indeed was one the best rated bullet service train. I ride the train from Paris to Toulouse, there was only one issue though, it became bit...More

Thank ShashankA165
Reviewed 9 September 2017

We travelled as part of a large group using the TGV to travel between Paris and Milan, and the return journey. Even leaving Paris where SNCF have direct control the train was filthy internally, 30 years ago the TGV was 'cutting edge' now it's worn...More

1  Thank John N
Reviewed 8 September 2017

I travelled from Loches to Paris. An SNCF coach and not a train is provided fro Loches to Tours. SNCF do not allow adequately for the connection. It was late getting in and I had 90 seconds to run from outside of the station, find...More

Thank Andy_Bickley
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Diana D
7 September 2017|
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Response from Jacob T | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the late answer, 10 minutes is awful short, would take 30 as a minimum, delays are common for all sorts of reasons. France has implemented a "vigipirate", meaning that any suspicious package discovered causes a... More
Ann-Marie W
2 August 2017|
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Response from Harry W | Reviewed this property |
I concur with Andy O -- there are other ways to get to Disneyland besides the TGV. And in recent years, I've found that pre-booking TGV seats is pretty important. They are heavily used and often you can't find last minute... More
29 July 2017|
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Response from ilovenudism | Reviewed this property |
No discounts on TGV since they are 1st class and going north back to Paris the above discounts he was talking about are on the slower 2nd class trains ONLY! Not recommended going North because they are packed standing room... More