in Estivareilles

Chemin de Fer du Haut-Forez – Train touristique

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Embark on the Haut-Forez Railway towards Craponne-sur-Arzon (Haute-Loire), on the 42km railway line built between 1875 and 1902 and discover the Pontempeyrat viaduct!
Stops at Usson-en-Forez and Craponne-sur-Arzon stations.
Embark on the Haut-Forez train and slowly cross our softwood forests, our plateaus between 900 and 1100 meters above sea level and our valleys, without forgetting the magnificent Pontempeyrat Viaduct at the limit of the 3 departments Loire, Haute-Loire and Puy of Dome

The trains run regularly from June to September, our themed trains for Christmas, our restaurant trains but also on request for groups (clubs, works councils, families, etc.) or for events (weddings, birthdays, etc.). pensions, etc.).

Get off at the station of your choice for lunch, a picnic, to visit the many tourist sites along the line or to take a breath of very invigorating fresh air!

Friendly and unforgettable atmosphere aboard our historic trains from the 50s which allow you to relive times gone by in complete peace of mind!
Further information) :
Site management: Associative
Heritage Passport member: No
Tips and Suggestions

Board the market train on Saturday morning to discover the Craponne/Arzon market!

We speak: English, French

Location accuracy

  • In the countryside

What to do

Customer base

Special for families with children, Hikers, mountain bikers, Groups welcome
Minimum age required: 3 years
Maximum group size: 250

Opening

Opening hours from June 23 to June 30, 2024
SundayOpens at 15 p.m.
Opening hours from July 01 to July 07, 2024
TuesdayOpens at 15 p.m.
ThursdayOpens at 15 p.m.
SaturdayOpens at 08:45 p.m.
SundayOpens at 15 p.m.
Opening hours from July 09 to July 21, 2024
TuesdayOpens at 15 p.m.
ThursdayOpens at 15 p.m.
SaturdayOpens at 08:45 p.m.
SundayOpens at 09:45 a.m. and opens at 15 p.m.
Opening hours from July 23 to August 31, 2024
TuesdayOpens at 09:45 a.m. and opens at 15 p.m.
ThursdayOpens at 09:45 a.m. and opens at 15 p.m.
SaturdayOpens at 08:45 p.m.
SundayOpens at 09:45 a.m. and opens at 15 p.m.
Opening hours from September 01 to September 15, 2024
SundayOpens at 15 p.m.

Prices

PricesMin.Max.
Adult

5.5 €12 €
Kids

3.5 €8.5 €
Family package

25 €41 €
Further information) :
Family rate: 2 adults and 2 paying children, free admission for other children.
Bicycle transport: €3/bike – for groups, contact us

Meet at the station 20 minutes in advance to collect tickets.
Reservations and online payment possible on Addock:
The “Haut-Forez Pass” will be offered to you during your first visit to one of the partner sites: Chemin de Fer du Haut-Forez, Moulin de Vignal, Écomusée des Monts du Forez, Miellerie la Grange aux Abeilles, la Collégiale of St-Bonnet-le-Château, Carré Pétanque, Musée du 1ème Siècle d'Estivareilles and a discount will be offered to you when visiting the other sites.

Payment method

  • Bank / credit card
  • Cheque
  • Classic Holiday Vouchers
  • Cash
  • Bank transfer

Services

Services

  • Coach access
  • Tourist Documentation

Activities on site

  • Animation
  • Tourist transport
  • Tourist trains

Home animals

Animals are accepted

Accessibility

Adapted service: Wheelchair accessible with assistance
From 5.50 € / adult

Address

The station, 577 route du Musée
42380 Estivareilles
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