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Train d'Artouste

Open Now: 08:30 - 18:00
Open today: 08:30 - 18:00
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Magnifique - brilliant

This ride - although the train broke down for 10 minutes and we had to get another head loco to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Wayne S
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
via mobile
Take the train or just the cable car for a great experience

Other reviewers have summed up very well the pleasures of this small train that rides high in the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Brixham, United Kingdom
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Le Petit train d'Artouste is the highest train of Europe! Enjoy a ride in the beautiful montains of Pyrénées. Departure in front of the famous Pic du Midi d'Ossau. There are many walks to do all around. Full excursion Lake destination. Meeting...more
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| Fabrèges, 64440 Laruns, France
+33 5 59 05 36 99
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This ride - although the train broke down for 10 minutes and we had to get another head loco to pull us the rest of the way - this just made for 10 extra minutes of views up the mountains which was utterly superb -...More

Thank Wayne S
Reviewed 4 days ago

Other reviewers have summed up very well the pleasures of this small train that rides high in the mountains and affords its passengers superb views of the Pic du Midi d’Ossau - a spectacular sight - and surrounding peaks. I can add nothing other than...More

Thank MontrachetJ
Reviewed 30 July 2018

We went to Artouste late July 2018. The cost per adult is 25€ return trip, which we thought was really expensive until we realized that it includes return journeys on the cable car to the start of the train ride (about 15 mins each way),...More

4  Thank Jenny W
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Never heard of this train before being in the area. And expectations was not high. Just approx. 20 mins drive from Laruns or 20 mins drive downhill from the Spanish/French border (Col de Pourtalet) You will find the bottom lift station of Artouste. From here...More

2  Thank Michael D
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Let me begin by saying that this trip is worth it and will seem like an adventure. We did it with our family (2 adults and teenage kids). We went there in June on a clear and sunny day during the coolest and wettest June...More

2  Thank Sophie B
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

After taking advise from other visitors to pre-book our tickets, we had everything arranged the week before we travelled to France. Very much looking forward to our visit, we received an email to tell us the road from Laruns past the station would be closed...More

4  Thank Venture596236
Reviewed 9 March 2018

We had a fantastic visit here, one of the highlights of our trip to Lourdes. Such amazing views, prepare your cameras!

1  Thank N33l30N
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Le Train d'Artouste was one of the highlights of our recent week-long trip in the French Pyrenees. The weather, of course, is a crucial factor as the cars are open, but we had a beautiful sunny day and this is a "don't miss" experience. The...More

3  Thank rmsod
Reviewed 1 October 2017

We had a fantastic visit here. We arrived around 12pm and it was a little frustrating to find that the available train tickets were for 3pm so we had quite a long wait. We were surprised given that it was not holiday season. We went...More

1  Thank luffie
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

We was in the Lourdes I planed to go Artouste. It's amazing place.Cable car after that small Train that 1hr travel mountains view so beautiful.

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7 August 2018|
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Response from Sophie B | Reviewed this property |
The road from Laruns is the main road to Spain and across the Pyrenees. It is with oncoming traffic, one lane each way, and has many twists and turns. You also have a good elevation gain. There are trucks on it which makes... More
31 July 2018|
Response from Venture596236 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, the cable car is located by Lac de Fabreges. If I can help further let me know
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12 March 2018|
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Response from Jeyananthan O | Reviewed this property |
It’s ll open for visit April to September so u can try next month.