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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
1:00 - 1 adult
11 €
1:00 - 1 child
7 €


Chemin de fer Touristique du Haut Quercy
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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
Milton Keynes, England, 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 abbeyJuly 2024Souillac (11.2 km)
Saint-Céré Festival
The lyric art festival in the South-WestJuly / August 2024Saint-Céré (24 km)
Sarlat Fest'Oie
A festival dedicated to foie gras and traditional fatted goose cuisineMarch 2024Sarlat-la-Canéda (31 km)
Truffle Festival
A gourmet event in honour of the black Périgord truffleJanuary 2024Sarlat-la-Canéda (31 km)
Les Nuits de Nacre
The cultural and musical event dedicated to the accordion September 2023Tulle (39 km)

Restaurants nearby

Last nameStyleRateCity
Ô Bon Moment
French cuisine16 € Le Pescher (18.2 km)
Restaurant Cueillette
Unusual35 € Altillac (19.5 km)
Les p'tits virolos
French cuisine25 € to 50 € Gramat (19.9 km)
En Cuisine
French cuisine31 € Brive-la-Gaillarde (25 km)
Restaurant Le Montauban
French cuisine14 € Brive-la-Gaillarde (25 km)
French cuisine26 € Brive-la-Gaillarde (26 km)

Outings nearby

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Puy de Mont Circuit
HikeEasy2:00Vayrac (7.7 km)
Alzou Gorges
HikeIntermediate5:00Gramat (19.4 km)
The fountains and bread ovens tour
HikeIntermediate5:00Sérilhac (19.5 km)
Henri's path and quest for the magic hammer
HikeEasy2:30Le Bastit (24 km)
Circuit of Pochy
HikeEasy2:30Le Vigan (25 km)
A walk in Bouriane
HikeEasy2:35Gourdon (27 km)

Accommodation nearby

Last nameAccommodation typeRateCity
La Devinie
Bed & breakfast111 € to 141 € per double roomMartel
Auberge des 7 Tours
Hotel88 € to 105 € per nightMartel
Domaine Les Falaises Hotel and Restaurant
Bed & breakfast145 € to 155 € per double roomMartel
Domaine Les Falaises - Hôtel et Restaurant
VVF Dordogne Lot
Queen's Escape
Bed & breakfast100 € to 155 € per double roomMartel
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