First Class Lounges in France

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  1. A Challenge

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    I will be travelling in first class between Reims and Paris (on a TGV) next week. Are there any first class lounges or equivalents in France?
     
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  5. A Challenge

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    Looks like that is a no then, for me anyway.
     
  6. Re 4/4

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    I'm sure I've been in the Paris Gare de Lyon lounge on a discount 1st before now, but that was on an international (TGV Lyria) ticket.

    The TGV Lyria site says
    which suggests that anyone on a Lyria "standard 1st" ticket, reduced or not, can still use the lounge. Since that exemption doesn't appear on the SNCF site, there may also be other hidden exemptions.
     
  7. Gerald Fiennes

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    Sorry, but the lounge at Gare de Lyon is really nothing to aspire to. It needs a deep clean and full refurbish, shall we say.
     
  8. A Challenge

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    While I do not mind (given the broad scope of the title and the question has probably been answered already) other first class lounges in France being discussed, could I remind you I am going into Paris Gare de l'Est not Gare de Lyon.
     
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    Also not quite relevant to the OP's question but I waved my Interrail 1st class pass at the SNCF lounge in Marseille and was welcomed in, which is unlike the likes of DB lounges..
     
  10. 175mph

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    Do any of the French 1st class lounges have a waited on service of any kind?
     
  11. rg177

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    Didn't see any in Marseille. Was single manned with a coffee machine and magazines.
     

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