This Summer, go on holiday to Provence
with TGV Brussels-France

Travel south: book your train tickets to the sunTravel south by train

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.

Should I pick Thalys Sun or TGV?

THG THALYS SUMMER SUN MAP

That depends on your destination and/or travel dates.

Thalys Sun

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.

Read more about Thalys Sun >

TGV Brussels-France

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

Read more aout TGV Brussels-France >

Other TGV connections in France

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. 

Read more about other TGV trains in France >

The luxury of arriving at the city centre well-rested

Travelling to the South by train has numerous advantages. To sum up a few:

  • Your travel time will be much shorter than by car.
  • You won't get stuck in traffic jams and you won't have to pay toll roads.
  • Enjoy the on-board comfort and space: stretch your legs or visit the bar carriage.
  • Take all your luggage with you at no cost: max. 2 items and 1 piece of hand luggage per person are allowed.
  • Do you want to take your bike? That's possible too!
  • If you're travelling in Premium (1st class) on Thalys, enjoy breakfast or lunch served at your seat.

Discover all the advantages of travelling by train >

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