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Petit Train de Besancon

Parking Rivotte, 25000, Besancon, France
+33 3 81 68 13 25
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Don't bother

What a disappointment this was. The commentary accompanying the journey was barely audible. We... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2016
Carol F
via mobile
Necessary for visit

When I have a fews days in a new place, I tend to do the Hop-On, Hop-Off bus (or similar) so I can... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2016
Besancon, France
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good19%
  • Average26%
  • Poor33%
  • Terrible3%
27 Jun 2016
“Don't bother”
17 May 2016
“Necessary for visit”
Parking Rivotte, 25000, Besancon, France
+33 3 81 68 13 25
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Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

What a disappointment this was. The commentary accompanying the journey was barely audible. We had walked most of the route already so didn't see anything new until we reached the Citadel. There were no photo opportunities and so we decided to walk back. I believe...More

Thank Carol F
Reviewed 17 May 2016

When I have a fews days in a new place, I tend to do the Hop-On, Hop-Off bus (or similar) so I can get a lay of the land, see the sights, and have an idea of what I might want to go back and...More

Thank finlandadventures
Reviewed 18 September 2015

I planned to use this tour to get to the Citadel which towers above the city centre. Head for Parking Rivotte if in a car and you are opposite where the train sets off from. Our driver was a comedian and we could not stop...More

Thank Barry C
Reviewed 24 August 2015

If nothing else this train is an easy way to get up to the Citadelle. It is an up-hill trudge. Luckily there is an alternative that is noticeably cheaper, that's a public bus from the main town centre. Train about 5 Euros per person, bus...More

Thank RichPWade
Reviewed 27 May 2015

There is audio commentary to accompany the train tour. Languages available are French and English. However, you may need to remind the driver to turn it on. He forgot until half way through our tour.

Thank DitaTee
Reviewed 26 May 2015

Besancon's inner city is quite small, flat, and easily doable on foot. To go up to the Citadelle is another matter - here you can take bus number 27, and go back the same way, for a fraction of the train's price

Thank GranZorro
Reviewed 5 August 2014

The petite train pick-up point, in a parking lot near a row of restaurants housed in quaint old buildings, looks unimposing. However, they moment you pass through the first old city gate and enter historical Besancon, the magic begins. The train is the best way...More

2  Thank Carol E
Reviewed 24 May 2014

The very best way to visit the old center without walking. It takes you al the way to the Citadel (Zoo) where you can spend a full day. This city is old but so well kept. A must do on your way to the south...More

2  Thank Blumy2014
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