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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 - 1 adult
11 €
1h00 - 1 child
7 €


Chemin de fer Touristique du Haut Quercy
+33 5 65 37 35 81
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
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

Museum of the Chemin de Fer Touristique du Haut-Quercy (30 m)
Tourist Office of Martel (330 m)
Martel (330 m)
Museum of Martel (330 m)
Church Saint-Maur (360 m)
The Dordogne valley (3.3 km)
Train station of Saint-Denis-lès-Martel (4.7 km)
Tourist Office of Carennac (9.8 km)
Carennac (9.8 km)
Aquatic Park of La Saule (10.1 km)

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 abbeyFrom 16 to 23 july 2022Souillac (11.2 km)
Saint-Céré Festival
The lyric art festival in the South-WestFrom 29 july to 12 august 2022Saint-Céré (24 km)
Sarlat Fest'Oie
A festival dedicated to foie gras and traditional fatted goose cuisineMarch 2023Sarlat-la-Canéda (31 km)
Truffle Festival
A gourmet event in honour of the black Périgord truffleJanuary 2023Sarlat-la-Canéda (31 km)
Les Nuits de Nacre
The cultural and musical event dedicated to the accordion September 2022Tulle (39 km)

Restaurants nearby

Last nameStyleRateCity
The Condat
French cuisine1450 € to 17 € Condat (6 km)
La Vieille Auberge
French cuisine45 € Souillac (11.3 km)
Auberge du Relais d'Auniac
European25 € Anglars-Nozac (23 km)
L'Etape Chapelloise
European19 € La Chapelle-aux-Brocs (24 km)
Le Comptoir Saint-Sernin
French cuisine25 € Brive-la-Gaillarde (25 km)
La Maison
Pancake house15 € Brive-la-Gaillarde (25 km)

Outings nearby

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Puy de Mont Circuit
HikeEasy2h00Vayrac (7.7 km)
Alzou Gorges
HikeIntermediate5h00Gramat (19.4 km)
The fountains and bread ovens tour
HikeIntermediate5h00Sérilhac (19.5 km)
Henri's path and quest for the magic hammer
HikeEasy2h30Le Bastit (24 km)
Short Dungeon Loop
HikeEasy2h20Les Coteaux Périgourdins (25 km)
Saint Chaubrant Loop
HikeAthletic2h20La Dornac (26 km)

Accommodation nearby

Last nameAccommodation typeRateCity
La Devinie
Hotel71 € to 110 € per nightMartel
Gîte La Maison du Sonneur
Hameau les Combelles
Maison familiale Martel
Les Hauts de Bagadou Le Loft
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