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Train Touristique de Cherbourg

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Good to get your bearings

Cost 6 euros 50 cents. 40 minute trip with audio commentary around the town including thought the... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2018
LesGUk
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East Anglia, United Kingdom
Better than expected

Having read reviews I was doubtful and since we couldn't even find the ticket 'booth' in the centre... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2017
woollyhead2016
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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good33%
  • Average30%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible3%
20 May 2018
“Good to get your bearings”
22 Oct 2017
“Better than expected”
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Cite de la Mer, 50100 Cherbourg-Octeville, Cherbourg-en-Cotentin, France
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+33 7 89 59 48 01
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Reviewed 22 May 2018

People were packed in no place to put your knees! the ticket booth is at the edge of town square. They over sold the train, seats uncomfortable, too crowded and a waste of time and money. Would not recommend to anyone. Remember, they do not...More

Thank Byrdie122
Reviewed 20 May 2018

Cost 6 euros 50 cents. 40 minute trip with audio commentary around the town including thought the botanic gardens, all of which you could walk to but it's good for the less mobile or just to get your bearings.

Thank LesGUk
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Having read reviews I was doubtful and since we couldn't even find the ticket 'booth' in the centre I was sceptical. We almost took the horse and cart thinking the train no longer ran in October but someone dissuaded us and I am glad. You...More

1  Thank woollyhead2016
Reviewed 27 June 2016

This train tour is very poor, no attractive , we left it after 30 minutes and walk/ If you just walk alone you will see mere and more comfortable than riding this conjusted train.

Thank Mahmoud H
Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

Arrived about 30 mins before the next train to wait at the front of a queue that formed behind us. When the train arrived the the driver totally ignored us at the front and took others on who already had tickets. We had read the...More

1  Thank Hugh C
Reviewed 2 September 2015

Convenient way to see the highlights of Cherbourg. Narrative is in French, but English booklet is available. Focuses on the marinas and port operations, but includes center city landmarks (which are easily walkable). My favorite site was the Park Emmanuel Liais which I probably would...More

2  Thank remplir
Reviewed 19 August 2015

This train is €6.50 (£5) and leaves from both the toutprist information centre in the centre of Cherbourg and also from Cite De La Mer museum. It goes around the town and takes an hour, you get to see all the marina, the gardens, the...More

7  Thank haylesbeth
Reviewed 26 July 2015

We went to the tourist office to book some tickets for a boat trip, and we decided to take this on a whim to find out a bit more about the city. The train advertises itself as being in French, English and German; however, only...More

1  Thank p_l_c_s
Reviewed 8 July 2015

The day we went on this tour it was very cold with light rain so all on board were rugged up with lots of coats or jackets. I must say that the driver just before we departed did put down the clear plastic side covers...More

1  Thank Dennis S
Reviewed 2 June 2015

Seemingly goes around in circles; some of the sites are repeated and repeated because of the route. One could easily walk the sites if one is ambulatory; if one is not, take the little train.

1  Thank RONMIEL
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