Eurostar: plans for a direct train to the south of France

Permanent Eurostar to Provence and Avignon planned for 2015After a successful trial this year, a Eurostar train service between London, Avignon and Aix-en-Provence could be introduced permanently by 2015. If it goes through, the new service will help attract more guests to your Provençal holiday home.

6hrs to the south of France                                      

Eurostar’s new Route du Soleil service promises speedy train travel from London to the south of France in less than six hours. The route proved popular with tourists this season when it ran at 90% capacity during the spring and summer months.

The trials will continue until 2015 when, if all goes well, the new route will be made permanent.


Published: 30 September 2013



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