Group travel

Le train de Mouettes is the perfect day out for large groups.

Whether you choose a one-way or return trip, a half day or a whole day out,
you will be able to share a special moment on board one of our vintage trains.

  • Groups: 20 or more passengers
  • Your return ticket is valid for the whole day: Hop on and off the train at any station.
  • Discounted fares
  • 1 driver travels free
  • 1 free ticket for every 20 booked
  • Booking is compulsory

Useful information: A one-way trip between Saujon and La Tremblade lasts approx. 1 hour 30 minutes.

Are you celebrating a special occasion? Would you like your own private train? You can hire the Train des Mouettes for your exclusive use. Just let us know what your plans are and we can create the perfect trip for you at any time of the year!*

* get in touch to request a quote

19 septembre 2020 Journée du patrimoine Mornac - Plodornier

Discovery days

Some suggestions for your day out

(Requirements: a bus is necessary to transfer the group between attractions. Booking and invoices will be carried out separately by each service provider)

Cité de l’huitre

  • 09:45 Board the train at Saujon
  • 11:05 Arrival at La Tremblade station
  • 11:45 Arrival at Cité de l’huître
  • 12:30 Lunch in the on-site restaurant
  • 14:00 Guided tour and talk on oyster production
  • 16:00 The trip ends
  • 16:45 Board the train at La Tremblade station for your return trip to Saujon
  • 18:10 Arrival at Saujon station – the trip ends

Jules Gautret wine cellars

  • 11:00 Visit the wine cellars of Jules Gautret
  • 12:30 Lunch at Mornac-sur-Seudre
  • 14:30 Free time
  • 15:15 Board the train at Mornac-sur-Seudre
  • 16:10 Arrival at La Tremblade station
  • 16:30 End of the trip
  • Travel by train towards Saujon
  • 17:40 Arrival at Mornac-sur-Seudre station
  • 18:10 Arrival at Saujon station


Ideas from our other partners

Guided tours of  one of the villages: led by a guide from Destination Royan Atlantique tourist board

Tour of the salt marsh A guided tour of the salt marsh at Mornac sur Seudre

Boat trips: travel from Mornac sur Seudre on board Aigrette II or from La Tremblade on board one of the boats operated by Croisières Alizé

A vineyard tour: visit the family-owned vineyard Domaine des Claires in Avert.


School groups

We can arrange a journey on board suitable in length for the age of your group.

Educational activities can be organised at the end stations or at the engine sheds at Chaillevette.

A picnic meal can be eaten at any of our stations where staff will make sure the children have a comfortable place to eat their food.

Toilet facilities are available near all the stations.

Coach parties

All our stations can be reached by coach. The coach driver automatically receives a free train ticket.

Suggestions for places to eat, presentations and activities are available on request.

We are ready to help you create the perfect day out!

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Disabled groups

Train des Mouettes has 8 red passenger cars, 2 of which are fully accessible. These are equipped with electronic lifts on either side which can be accessed from the different platforms along the line.

Each of these passenger cars can accommodate 10 people sat on benches plus 6 wheelchairs.

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Important information

Disabled access: One carriage on the train has been specially adapted for disabled passengers: 6 available spaces for wheelchairs and 10 seats for carers. The carriage is equipped with an electronic lift. This carriage is for the use of disabled passengers only.

Bikes: Bikes are carried on the train free of charge in the dedicated carriage. Bikes must be loaded under the supervision of the train manager. Cycle routes

Pushchairs: Folding pushchairs can be carried on the train. In busy periods you may be asked to fold the pushchair and store in it in the carriage for bikes.

Pets: Dogs are allowed on board They must travel on your lap or at your feet. Please keep your dog on a leash and respect the surroundings and your fellow passengers.

Parking: Customer parking is available at all our stations