JOURNEY ALONG THE MEDITERRANEAN COAST

​​The Mediterranean Sea is as beautiful as it is important for its role in history, being one of the main trade routes for all the countries that border it, including France and Spain. These two countries have been made easily accessible with Renfe- SNCF en Coopération’s high-speed trains, which allow you not only to travel back and forth but also to view all the impeccable scenery along the way. These trains are relaxing, comfortable, easy to use and full of great sights as described in this article! 

Can’t decide between France and Spain? With Renfe-SNCF en Coopération you don’t have to! From the historic Spanish city Tarragona to the second largest French city Marseille you are guaranteed the trip of a lifetime! 


TARRAGONA

On this journey, you get the opportunity to travel through some of Europe’s most exciting and historic places. Tarragona, the old roman city located in the Northeast region of Spain, is home to sunny weather, crystal clear waters and beautiful architecture. By riding one of Renfe-SNCF en Coopération’s trains, you will get a first-hand view at everything this region has to offer. While you are passing the northern coast of Spain you’ll go by Costa brava, famous for its incredible beaches! Going a further south you’ll reach Barcelona, a must-see city full of nightlife, great food and beautiful Gaudi creations! Just one hour south from Barcelona you’ll arrive to Tarragona, the smaller yet rich city that is sure not to disappoint. From the Roman walls to the Amphitheatre to the Forum and Necropolis, this city will take you back to the Roman times and the trip here will leave you blown away by all the natural beauty! 


​MARSELLA

By riding a Renfe-SNCF en Coopération train, you also get the chance to explore the exciting port city on France’s Mediterranean Coast, Marseille! France’s second largest city, Marseille, is home to timeless architecture and ocean shores, making this historic yet modernized city a traveling hotspot! This city was home to the ancient Greeks and Romans, which you can clearly see when you walk through the Jardin des Vestiges (Garden of Ruins) that was once the ancient Greek port and eventually the Roman port. The strategic geographical location of this city is what lead to it becoming the French Empire’s largest and most important trade port. This article describes 10 places that you simply cannot miss when you are in Marseille, from the Calanques National Park to the Notre Dame de la Garde Basilica, this city has endless treasures waiting to be explored! With just one simple train ride, you can see this beautiful coastal city and take a stroll through all of its incredible history!  

The trip from Marseille to Tarragona and vice versa is a beautiful journey with no better route than that of Renfe-SNCF en Coopération, which follows the coast giving you unforgettable scenes of the Mediterranean Sea with the trains large windows giving every passenger wonderful views! Whether you prefer the beach, mountains, history, nightlife, museums or cuisine, you will find it all and more on the trip of a lifetime to Tarragona and Marseille! 
 

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  • pamela mary heke 08/03/2016 10:10:44
    beautiful places
  • Pradip Sircar. 27/03/2016 13:38:05
    Excellent Pictures.
  • Gaurav kumar 07/06/2016 09:25:11
    nice places
  • cxz 06/11/2016 03:23:58
    I want to go

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