This summer, whether you like the beach, countryside walks or cultural spots, the South of France will meet all your expectations. Let yourself be seduced by its radiant sun, welcoming inhabitants and enticing local cuisine and specialties.
To get there, nothing’s easier than the train: comfort and speed are guaranteed.
This summer, whether you like the beach, countryside walks or cultural spots, the South of France will meet all your expectations.
That depends on your destination and/or travel dates.
Every Saturday of July and August, Thalys Sun is speeds to Valence, Avignon, Aix-en-Provence and Marseille from Belgium and The Netherlands. Since 2019, Thalys Sun also offers a direct connection from Brussels to Bordeaux. Thalys Sun reservations for this Summer of 2020 have started on 6 February.
Important notice: all Thalys Sun services are cancelled for the 2020 Summer season.
All year round, TGV Brussels-France directly connects Brussels-Midi with more than 30 French cities. Booking on TGV is generally possible from 4 months before departure, but TGV reservations for travelling in the Summer (until the end of August) will already start on 10 March.
On top of the destinations that you can directly reach from Belgium, many other TGV trains in France will take you to more than 200 additional destinations in France whether you go north, south, east or west. TGV reservations for travelling in the Summer (until the end of August) will start on 10 March.
Travelling to the South by train has numerous advantages. To sum up a few: