Train à crémaillère de Monte-Carlo

The old railway station

Historic site and monument in La Turbie
  • At the end of the 19th century a locomotive made the connection between La Turbie and Monaco. Today you can see the remains of the railway station.

  • At the end of the 19th century, the link La Turbie-Monaco was made by a network of paths that were difficult to walk. With the development of tourism in the Belle Epoque, it was necessary to find a comfortable and quick solution to bring the rich clientele to the village: the rack railway was therefore inaugurated on 10 February 1894.

    The locomotive made the 2.5 km journey several times a day at 7 km/h on a one-metre wide track. The funicular consisted of a locomotive and a single wagon,...
    At the end of the 19th century, the link La Turbie-Monaco was made by a network of paths that were difficult to walk. With the development of tourism in the Belle Epoque, it was necessary to find a comfortable and quick solution to bring the rich clientele to the village: the rack railway was therefore inaugurated on 10 February 1894.

    The locomotive made the 2.5 km journey several times a day at 7 km/h on a one-metre wide track. The funicular consisted of a locomotive and a single wagon, divided into first and second class.
  • Environment
    • Close to a motorway
    • Town outskirts
    • Close to a public transportation
    • Isolated
    • Village 2 km away
    • Bus stop < 500 m
  • Spoken languages
    • French
Openings
Openings
  • All year
    Opened Everyday
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