Special train with the CC 6570
Avignon - Sète - Cerbère
"Saint-Peter Day of Atonement and Fishermen’s Festival"
Saturday July 7th 2018
On Saturday July 7th, the APCC 6570 (Association pour la Préservation de la CC 6570) is organizing a special Avignon – Sète train (and as far to Cerbère), return trip in the same day, for the "Saint-Peter Day of Atonement and Fishermen’s Festival".
You will be able watching the nautical jousts tournament which will take place on the « Grand Canal » from 3 PM.
Sète Tourist Office website describes in a fascinating way the history of this beautiful Mediterranean city.
We invite you to consult it so that you can realize how great this destination, both in terms of culture and tourism is: www.ot-sete.fr/
Exceptional : This train should be pulled by two historical locomotives of the CC 6500 series which will join their forces in double traction. They will be the CC 6570 of our association, and the CC 6558 of our Savoyards friends of the APMFS (Association de Préservation du MatérielFerroviaire Savoyard).
Special train will arrive in Sète in the late morning. It will however continue its way to Cerbère. Most passionate passengers will be able staying on board if they wish.
The train will leave Sète around 6 :30 PM for the return trip.
Below: a view of the traditional nautical jousts (2009).
You will find all practical information, fares and registration form here after.
Practical informations :
Outward journey : Train will leave the Avignon - Centre station around 10 AM and arrival in Sète at 11:45 AM. Final schedule will be mentioned on your ticket.
- Sète : departure around 6:30 PM
- Avignon Arrival around 8:15 PM
Registration and payment :
• If you're paying by bank transfer : Thanks for returning the registration form by e-mail and proceed to bank transfer simultaneously.
• If you're paying by cheque : Thanks to send us the registration form and and the cheque in the same enveloppe by mail at the address given on the form.
In both cases, we will acknowledge your registration and thank you.
Your ticket will be sent to you about a week before train departure, at the e-mail address mentioned on the registration form.