Welcome aboard the “Train des Mouettes” website
Travel full steam ahead, hair blowing in the wind, along the Seudre estuary.
Supported by Charente-Maritime Regional Council.
A journey of 21km
Ride on our heritage railway between La Tremblade and Saujon in Charente-Maritime
Mornac, one of France’s most beautiful villages
Stop off at Mornac sur Seudre or Chaillevette famed for it’s oyster production.
France’s oldest steam engine
In service since 1891 and listed as a historic monument,
our train carries you along a railway which was opened in 1876 to transport oysters.
Travel back in time to the 19th Century
Ride along the Seudre estaury, France’s smallest river at 30km/h
Enjoy the sea air
Climb aboard and experience the sights and smells of the salt marshes, the Charentaise countryside,
the oyster villages and the local wildlife.