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Haut Quercy scenic railway

Activity - Holidays & weekends in Martel

Haut Quercy scenic railway - Activity - Holidays & weekends in Martel

Près la Gare - Martel

See the Dordogne Valley from the old railway line cut into the cliffs 80 metres above the river. According to days/times, either a magnificent steam locomotive or a powerful diesel engine will be at the head of the train, close to Martel station, to take you on a fantastic journey.

A 13 km return trip, to see the beautiful panorama over the Dordogne Valley unfold before you.


Haut Quercy scenic railway
1h00 - 25 people
8 €
1h00 - 25 people
6 €


Chemin de fer Touristique du Haut Quercy
Languages spoken:

Practical information

Participants' profileAll ages
Good to knowAccessible to people with reduced mobility
In detail

Open from April 1st to the All Saints school holidays.

Establishment policy

BookingNot required
Security depositDown payment of 30% of the total service price
PaymentCredit card, cheque, cash

Customer reviews

Value for money
Haversham, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
September 2018
Fab steam train trip
This is a wonderful trip and not over priced either, only down side was there was no English translation, bot none the less still fab : -)

Places of interest nearby

Train station of Martel (20 yd)
Private Mansion of La Raymondie (360 yd)
Tourist Office of Martel (360 yd)
Martel (360 yd)
Museum of Martel (370 yd)
Church Saint-Maur (390 yd)
Animal Park Reptiland (870 yd)
The Dordogne valley (2 mi)
Train station of Saint-Denis-lès-Martel (2.9 mi)
Church Saint-Michel (4.8 mi)

Access itinerary

By car : From Paris : A20 - exit 54 - From Tououse : A20 - exit 55

Events nearby

Last nameDescriptionDateCity
Sim Copans Festival
A festival for jazz-lovers at the foot of a Romanesque abbeyJuly 2019Souillac (7 mi)
Saint-Céré Festival
The lyric art festival in the South-WestJuly / August 2019Saint-Céré (14.8 mi)
Sarlat Fest'Oie
A festival dedicated to foie gras and traditional fatted goose cuisineFrom 2 to 3 march 2019Sarlat-la-Canéda (19.4 mi)
Truffle Festival
A gourmet event in honour of the black Périgord truffleFrom 19 to 20 january 2019Sarlat-la-Canéda (19.4 mi)
Les Nuits de Nacre
The cultural and musical event dedicated to the accordion September 2019Tulle (24 mi)

Restaurants nearby

Last nameStyleRateCity
Le Pont de l'Ouysse
French cuisine100 € Lacave (6.8 mi)
La Vieille Auberge
French cuisine35 € Souillac (7 mi)
Les Vieilles Tours
French cuisine25 € Rocamadour (9.1 mi)
Le Relais des Gourmands
French cuisine32 € Gramat (12.4 mi)
Le Rouffillac
French cuisine20 € Carlux (13 mi)
La Halle Paysanne
French cuisine20 € Carlux (13.1 mi)

Outings nearby

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Puy de Mont Circuit
HikeEasy2h00Vayrac (4.8 mi)
Alzou Gorges
HikeIntermediate5h00Gramat (12.1 mi)
The fountains and bread ovens tour
HikeIntermediate5h00Sérilhac (12.1 mi)
Boucle of Rouffignac
Mountain bike itineraryEasy1h00Rouffignac-Saint-Cernin-de-Reilhac (32 mi)
The vineyards
HikeIntermediate3h00Concèze (32 mi)
Village of Arcambal along the Lot
HikeEasy1h00Arcambal (33 mi)

Accommodation nearby

Last nameAccommodation typeRateCity
L'Hostellerie du Relais Sainte Anne
Hotel85 € to 280 € per nightMartel
Auberge des 7 Tours
Hotel75 € to 100 € per nightMartel
Domaine Les Falaises
Hotel63 € to 119 € per nightMartel
The Bouyssières
Vacation rental470 € to 850 € per weekCreysse (2.9 mi)
Camping le Pic
Campsite1720 € per day (2 pers / tent / car)Mayrac (2.9 mi)
Les Chalets Du Pic
Vacation rental295 € to 690 € per weekMayrac (2.9 mi)
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