The legendary Swallow Line train in France's Jura region
France's eastern Jura region is a land of mountains and valleys. With its tall trees and winding roads, it bears a striking resemblance to Canada. Yet this region is full of history, notably for being the home of legendary microbiologist Louis Pasteur. To get around this rugged terrain, there is a special train, chugging along what's known as the "Swallow Line". It covers 120 km, taking in 36 tunnels and 21 viaducts and offering spectacular views along the way. FRANCE 24 takes you to see it.