Train Marseille → Briancon
Duration 4h26 - From $52
Haven for artists who appreciate the Vieux Nestled right on the Mediterranean sea and an inspiration for artists, Marseille is the third largest metropolitan area in France. And yet it can seem like a quiet little fishing village. Over the last 2600 years, Marseille has built a rich, colorful atmosphere enhanced by the fresh sea air, ancient architectural foundations, incredible art and amazing food. With its history so linked to the sea, it’s no surprise that the hub of Marseille’s action is at the Vieux Port, or Old Town. On the quai de Rive Neuve, check out La Criée, Marseille's most famous theater. Built in 1909 on the site of the old fish auction rooms, you’ll find diverse programming – from the avant-garde to current jazz acts. In Marseille during the summer ? The place Thiars is a lively square dotted with dozens of restaurants and bars, and the ideal place to enjoy an evening en plein air. Learn more about Marseille
Briancon, gain altitude ! The highest city of France, Briancon, is at an altitude of 1326 meters. With about 12 000 inhabitants, the town of the Hautes-Alpes is only 15km away from Italy. Its Vauban fortifications are listed to the UNESCO world heritage since 2008. Learn more about Briancon
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"I travelled second class on TER from La Brillanne Oraison to Briancon. It was a punctual, efficient service. The second class carriage was sufficient but not luxurious. "