Canals & intimate rivers
14,74 Km
58 min
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Decize / Fleury-sur-Loire
This EuroVelo 6 stage through archetypal Loire landscapes starts at Decize’s modern Port de la Jonction between the Loire and the Canal Latéral à la Loire. The gentle Nivernais countryside is scattered with typical old villages prettified by Romanesque churches. Cyclists choose between country roads or a fairly rough towpath that will be transformed.
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The Canal Latéral à la Loire towpath is being turned into a greenway between Decize and Nevers. If you have a tough hybrid bike, it is possible even now to follow the unsurfaced towpath, running unbroken from Decize to Nevers.

Railway station - SNCF

Decize station

TER (local services) Bourgogne Dijon > Decize > Nevers.

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Decize: a pretty mariners’ town centred around a rocky island at the junction of the Loire and the Canal du Nivernais. Historic quarters, St Aré Church and covered market. River activities include trips on a traditional gabare Loire boat.


Decize : Friday morning

Tourist Information Centre

Decize : +33(0)3 86 25 27 23

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